Cumberland University


One Cumberland Square, Lebanon, TN 37087-3554
(615 444-2562
Toll-Free - (800) 467-0562

Cumberland University has one of the longest, richest histories of any institution in the State. Founded in 1842, the University flourishes today with exceptional faculty and fully-accredited academic programs steeped in the liberal arts, including three distinct schools: the Rudy School of Nursing and Health Professions; the School of Humanities, Education, and the Arts; and the Labry School of Science, Technology, and Business. With a student body approaching 2,000 and over 500 students living on campus, our unique residential living and learning experience allows students to find their sense of belonging. Athletics also are a strength of Cumberland University, as our teams in 20 sports regularly compete for conference and national championships. Our world-renowned baseball team has claimed the NAIA national championship title three times since 2004. At Cumberland University you can Learn What’s Possible!

Vital Statistics

Fall 2017 Enrollment: Graduate 343 - Undergraduate 1,971

Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid From Any Source: 94%

Tuition and Fees: $21,810

Room and Board: $8,350

Founded: 1842

Degrees Offered: Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's

Number of Degrees Awarded Summer 2016 to Spring 2017: 505

Student to Faculty Ratio: 17 to 1