1 Cumberland Square Lebanon, TN 37087-3408 615-444-2562
http://www.cumberland.edu admissions@cumberland.edu
About Cumberland University
  • Year of Foundation 1842
  • Size of Campus 40 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,083
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 57%, 43%, 15%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $12,130
  • Room and Board $4,680
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $25
  • Enrollment No. 921
Welcome to Cumberland University! Cumberland University is located in Lebanon, Tennessee, 30 miles east of Nashville. Founded in 1842, Cumberland University offers a variety of educational, athletic and social experiences to enhance the learning opportunities of the current student body. The university has an exceptional academic program steeped in the liberal arts. Athletic teams regularly compete for conference and national championships.
Social Life And Activities
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus AASA Black History Month events; Homecoming; Spring Fling; Coming Home; International Student Day; Earth Day
  • Number of students in fraternities 3
  • Percent students who are frat members 6%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi National Honor Society; Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society; Alpha Phi Sigma; Alpha Psi Omega National Honorary Dramatic Society; Chi Epsilon Lambda Honor Society in Nursing; Delta Mu Delta; Kappa Delta Pi; Omicron Delta Kappa; Pi Gamma Mu; Pinnacle
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 2
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Fellowship of Christian Athletes; Campus Crusade for Christ; Baptist Collegiate Ministries
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 3%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African American Student Association (AASA); International Student Organization
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 3
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 2
  • Distance to nearest bus Lebanon (3)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Nashville (25), Lebanon (3)
  • Distance to nearest train Lebanon (3)
Student Housing
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 5
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (45%), men's dorms (55%), special housing for disabled students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 45%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 39%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 60%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 55%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 405
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 1,529
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 0
  • Computer Courses No
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 35,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Basic Services Provided placement service
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of e-books 40,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums Cavett Wild Game Collection
  • Number Of Subscriptions 379
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all colle
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological
  • Library Facilities Stockton University Archives; Tennessee and Special Collections; Nobel Literature Collection; American Film Institute Top 100 Films Collection
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 10,752
Student Employment and Career
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Middle Tennessee school districts; Middle Tennessee hospitals (UMC, Summitt Medical Center, Sumner Regional Medical Center, Nashville General Hospital, etc.); local police departments
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 75%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, resume assistance, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 2 years 100%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Middle TN State University)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 2%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,500
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year 85%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Town