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Cumberland University

Lebanon, TN 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate46%

About Cumberland University

Cumberland University is a private, nonprofit university in the town of Lebanon, Tennessee. Cumberland University was founded in 1842. The university currently enrolls around 1,481 students per year, including 1,254 undergrads.

2015 Acceptance Rate for Cumberland University

It is moderately difficult to get into Cumberland University. Around 46% of applicants get into Cumberland University each year. In 2015, 713 students applied to Cumberland University and 331 were admitted.

Cumberland University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 46%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.3
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 7%

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Cumberland University is located in Lebanon, Tennessee, near Nashville.

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College Info

1 Cumberland Square Lebanon, TN 37087

Campus Setting: Small Town

Cumberland University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Cumberland University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Cumberland University is Continuous processing.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Cumberland University is like? There are approximately 1,481 students enrolled at Cumberland University, including 1,254 undergraduate students and 227 graduate students. 78% percent of students attend school full-time, 17% percent are from TN and 83% percent of students are from other states.


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