University of the Cumberlands

6178 College Station Drive, Williamsburg, United States
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Overview of University of the Cumberlands

About this school

University of the Cumberlands (formerly Cumberland College), founded in 1889, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 50-acre campus is located in Williamsburg, 60 miles north of Knoxville.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:3,082
    • Men:1,369 Men (44.4%)
    • Women:1,713 Women (55.6%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of the Cumberlands is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
2
3
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
1
2
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
6178 College Station Drive
City, State, Zip
Williamsburg, KY 40769-1372
Phone
(606) 539-4241
Fax
(606) 539-4303
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 31
Application Fee
-
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
August 31
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
71% of 2,326 applicants were admitted
Women
74% of 1,250 applicants were admitted
Men
68% of 1,076 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
595 (36%) of 1,656 admitted students enrolled
Women
301 (33%) of 920 admitted students enrolled
Men
294 (40%) of 736 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.47
375 And Above
37%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
12%
3.00 - 3.24
12%
2.50 - 2.99
15%
2.00 - 2.49
5%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
22 average |19-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
8%
• Score 24 - 29
27%
• Score 18 - 23
57%
• Score 12 - 17
8%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $23,000 (71.88%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,000 (28.13%)
  • Other Expenses: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of the Cumberlands accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001962
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
414 (95.6%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
388 (93.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
388 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
67 (17.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$23,315
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 388 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,932
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 310 (79.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,486
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 42 (10.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
43 (9.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,691

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,529 (89.9%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,447 (94.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,442 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
253 (17.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
76%
Average Award
$19,977
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,423 (98.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $16,231
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,074 (74.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,316
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 166 (11.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
179 (10.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,469

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
76%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$25,198
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
8.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Local/State Students, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,939

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


162

Part-Time Faculty


216

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


31%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 28% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 32% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 24% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 13% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
517,718
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
171
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Not available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of the Cumberlands provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


65.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


23.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


34.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


37.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (41)


  • Accounting
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Teacher Education
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Science
  • Engineering, Other
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health, General
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Speech Teacher Education
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Psychology, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services

Online Degrees


Engineering, physician assistant

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Education

Master's Programs of Study (17)


  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Business Education
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • Marketing
  • Middle School Education
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Reading Education
  • Religion
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education
  • Student Affairs
  • Theater

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


5,302

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Knoxville

Campus Size


150 acres

Weather


Temperature
24.2 average low in January, 81.2 average high in September
Rain
125 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
15 mile(s) from campus in Corbin
Nearest Train Station
200 mile(s) from campus in Cincinnati, Ohio

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


80% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through senior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


20%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Patriot
School Colors
Maroon and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Archery
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Archery
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, baseball, basketball, football, golf, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of the Cumberlands offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, campus activity board, baptist campus ministries, mountain outreach, appalachian ministries, student government association

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,780

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
3,082
Women
1,713
Men
1,369

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.4% Asian
  • 5.5% Black/African-American
  • 2.0% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 80.3% White
  • 9.7% Unknown

International Students


2.5% from 26 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


4,611

Student Resources

Study resources