University of the Cumberlands is on a 150-acre campus in the rural setting of Williamsburg, KY, not far from Knoxville.
University of the Cumberlands has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? University of the Cumberlands does not have fraternities or sororities.
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.
University of the Cumberlands students' favorite campus events are Homecoming, Spotlight and Spring Fever.
This table offers information on housing at University of the Cumberlands.
|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||––||20%|
University of the Cumberlands offers housing. 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 2022, 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 2021-2022 school year, 1,084 students chose to live in campus housing. 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.
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||√||√|
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.
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.
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