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University of the Cumberlands

Williamsburg, KY 4-Year Private

About University of the Cumberlands

University of the Cumberlands is a private, religous school located in the rural setting of Williamsburg, KY, less than an hour from Knoxville.

Founded in 1889, the institution currently enrolls around 7,693 students a year, including 3,082 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

2021 Admissions Facts About University of the Cumberlands

Acceptance rate: 71%

Average GPA: 3.47

Mean ACT score: 22

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: August 31

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: August 31

What's the acceptance rate at University of the Cumberlands in 2017?

It is moderately difficult to get into University of the Cumberlands. The acceptance rate at University of the Cumberlands is 71 percent.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.47 out of 4.0. The mean ACT scores is 22.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is University of the Cumberlands a good school?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of the 453 students who started at University of the Cumberlands as first-time freshman, 107 graduate within four years.

Around 37 percent of students who started at University of the Cumberlands earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $25,198 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does University of the Cumberlands sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is University of the Cumberlands a good school for YOU?

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The deadline to apply to University of the Cumberlands for Fall 2022 is August 31. All applicants should hear back from University of the Cumberlands by August 31.

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College Info

6178 College Station Drive Williamsburg, KY 40769-1372

Campus Setting: Rural

University of the Cumberlands Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 31

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 31

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of the Cumberlands is Aug 31.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of the Cumberlands is Aug 31.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

University of the Cumberlands ACT Scores

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ACT Range

19 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

25 and Above

Good

19 to 25

Avg

19 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to University of the Cumberlands is 22. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into University of the Cumberlands. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

University of the Cumberlands SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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University of the Cumberlands Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$32,000

In State

$32,000

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$22,640
$22,640
Fees
$360
$360
Housing
$9,000
$9,000
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at University of the Cumberlands is like? There are approximately 7,693 students enrolled at University of the Cumberlands, including 3,082 undergraduate students and 4,611 graduate students. 58% percent of students attend school full-time, 68% percent are from KY and 32% percent of students are from other states.

58%

Full Time

42%

Part Time

68%

In State

32%

Out-of-State

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

7,693

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

71%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$23,000

Out-of-State

$23,000

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 31
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