Founded in 1842, Cumberland University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Lebanon (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Tennessee. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Cumberland University (CU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Cumberland University (CU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 178 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. CU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Colours||Maroon, white, gray and black|
|Address||1 Cumberland Square
|Tel||+1 (615) 444 2562|
|Fax||+1 (615) 444 2569|
|over 20,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||One Cumberland Square
(615) 444 2562
800 467 0562
|Basic Classification||Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs|
|2000 Classification||Masters Colleges and Universities II|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, small, primarily residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Very high undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Professions focus, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence|
Cumberland University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 10,681 physical volumes, 1,258 physical media and 98 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Cumberland University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 558 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Study Abroad||Not reported|
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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