Cumberland University is on a 44-acre campus in a small town setting in Lebanon, Tennessee, not far from Nashville. Cumberland University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Cumberland University also has fraternities and sororities.
Cumberland University has a thriving African-American Student Association. In fact, more students participate in African-American Student Association than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Cumberland University include Baptist Collegiate Ministry, Law and Government Club, Student Government Association and Student Nurses' Association.
Cumberland University students' favorite campus events are Homecoming, Spring Fling Week and Coming Home.
Cumberland University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.
Most Cumberland University students live off campus. In 2021, 30% of undergrads at Cumberland University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 70% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Cumberland University. There are 412 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,254 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 373 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 30% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Cumberland University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Cumberland University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Cumberland University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Cumberland University, take Interstate 40 to Lebanon, TN. If you need to fly, book your flight to Nashville International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Cumberland University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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