Cumberland University


One Cumberland Square, Lebanon, TN 37087-3554
(615 444-2562 -phone
(615) 444-2569 - fax
Toll-Free - (800) 467-0562

The mission of Cumberland University is to provide a contemporary liberal arts education to students seeking a high-quality, personalized college experience, which will allow them to not only have a successful and productive career, but to thrive intellectually, professionally, personally, and spiritually for a lifetime. Cumberland’s core curriculum requires students to undertake programs of study in the cultural arts, humanities, social sciences, mathematics, and natural sciences. In addition, Cumberland’s elective curricula affords students the opportunity to pursue majors in these liberal arts areas, as well as in one of several modern professional programs. Cumberland helps students build a foundation for success through innovative academic programs, career preparation, and campus experiences. From a student’s first day at Cumberland, learning takes place in and out of the classroom. Through the CU Connect program, students discover their academic interests, explore career possibilities, and engage with learning resources through ongoing lecture presentations, job shadowing experiences, and community service opportunities. At Cumberland University you can Learn What’s Possible.

Vital Statistics

Fall 2015 Enrollment: Graduate 244 - Undergraduate 1,306

Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid From Any Source: 90%

Tuition and Fees: $21,210

Room and Board: $8,200

Founded: 1842

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

Number of Degrees Awarded Summer 2014 to Spring 2015: 450

Student to Faculty Ratio: 13 to 1