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Colleges / University of the Cumberlands

University of the Cumberlands

Williamsburg, KY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate71%

University of the Cumberlands Student Life

University of the Cumberlands Student Activities

Interested in Greek life?

University of the Cumberlands has the Campus Activity Board. In fact, more students participate in the Campus Activity Board than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at University of the Cumberlands include Baptist Campus Ministries, Mountain Outreach, Appalachian Ministries and Student Government Association.

The University of the Cumberlands community comes together each year for Homecoming, Spotlight and Spring Fever.

University of the Cumberlands Housing

This table offers information on housing at University of the Cumberlands.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes Required for senior
Guaranteed Housing Yes Guaranteed for freshman
Co-ed Housing Available No
Housing for Students with Disabilities No
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus 80%
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing 1,258
Number of Students Living On-Campus 1,084
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus

University of the Cumberlands offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of University of the Cumberlands students live on campus. In 2023, 80% of undergrads at University of the Cumberlands lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 20% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of the Cumberlands. There are 1,258 spots available in on-campus housing for all 4,511 undergraduates. In the 2022-2023 school year, 1,084 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 42% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

University of the Cumberlands does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.

University of the Cumberlands Athletics

At University of the Cumberlands there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at University of the Cumberlands:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Archery Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Bowling Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Basketball Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Cheerleading Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Golf Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Lacrosse Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Soccer Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Swimming And Diving Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Tennis Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Track And Field Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Wrestling Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Cross Country Running Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Is University of the Cumberlands Safe?

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.

University of the Cumberlands is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The University of the Cumberlands campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

University of the Cumberlands offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.

Plan a Visit to University of the Cumberlands

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit University of the Cumberlands, take Interstate 75 to Williamsburg, KY. If you need to fly, book your flight to McGhee Tyson Municipal airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in KY you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

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University of the Cumberlands Campus Services

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