Cumberland University

One Cumberland Square, Lebanon, TN 37087

About Cumberland University

Cumberland University is classified as a college or university with a medium-sized master’s program. Colleges and universities with a medium-sized master’s program typically award between 100 and 199 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This small four-year college has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 50% of undergrads are enrolled full time, and between 25% and 49% of students reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% percent of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. No graduate degrees are awarded in fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees only within the professional fields. Most graduate degrees are awarded in education. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate1,041
Student Age% Under 2566%
 % 25 and Over34%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time73%
 % Part-time27%
Race/Ethnicity% White72.4%
 % Black13.6%
 % Asian1.0%
 % Latino1.7%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Race Unknown8.0%
 % International student3%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadNO
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted56%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled49%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT11%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT89%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800530 / 800
 SAT Writing410 / 800500 / 800
 SAT Math490 / 800590 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite20 / 3625 / 36
 ACT English20 / 3625
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math18 / 3624 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$25
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$18,256
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$18,256
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid99%
 % Undergraduates with Loans49%
 % Undergraduates with Grants99%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,400
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$6,276
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$6,680
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,180
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$5,480
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$9,680

Neighborhood Data for the Lebanon Area

Median Age36.7
Median Household Income$45,186
Total Population25,773
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.0% 51.0%
 Age 0-951.0%49.0%
 Age 10-1755.4%44.6%
 Age 18-2455.7%44.3%
 Age 25-2955.2%44.8%
 Age 30-3949.0%51.0%
Race/Ethnicity% White80.1%
 % Black12.7%
 % Asian1.6%
 % Latino8.0%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Pacific Islander0.4%
 % Indian (South Asia)1.0%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$6,276
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$6,680
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$606
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50072.7%40.1%13.7%
 $500 to $74927.3%35.1%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%14.9%35.4%
 Over $10000.0%9.9%7.5%
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