If you are thinking about applying to Cumberland University, the fee for the application is $25.
The following is an overiew of some of Cumberland University's admissions stats.
|Cumberland University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.3|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||20%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||7%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||93%|
These are the application deadlines for Cumberland University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Cumberland University does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ See a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Cumberland University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.
Curious about the factors that are considered by Cumberland University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
Make sure to check with Cumberland University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Cumberland University, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Cumberland University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||3|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||3|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Cumberland University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.
Out of all students that were admitted, 67% submitted a class rank. At Cumberland University 20% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 34% were in the top 25% and 74% were in the top 50%.
At Cumberland University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||––|
|3.50 and 3.74||––|
|3.25 and 3.49||––|
|3.00 and 3.24||––|
|2.50 and 2.9||––|
|2.00 and 2.49||––|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Cumberland University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Cumberland University looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Cumberland University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 7% of Cumberland University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 93% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be most competitive at Cumberland University, you should strive to earn between 20 and 25 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Cumberland University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.
A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Cumberland University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Cumberland University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Cumberland University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Cumberland University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Cumberland University.
Does Cumberland University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Cumberland University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Cumberland University?
✅ Cumberland University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Cumberland University's acceptance rate?
✅ Cumberland University's acceptance rate is 46%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Cumberland University?
❌ Cumberland University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Cumberland University? Cumberland University is a somewhat selective institution. The Cumberland University acceptance rate is 46%. This means that the institution accepts 46 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
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.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Cumberland University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.3. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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