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Cumberland, founded in 1842, is a private, liberal arts university. Its 40-acre campus is located in the town of Lebanon, 25 miles from Nashville.

Website: www.cumberland.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,254
Undergraduate
Students
(58.0%) 727 Women
(42.0%) 527 Men
227
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
46% of 713 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.30
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
22 average
20-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$31,591
Tuition and Fees
$22,891
Room and Board
$8,600
Average Percent of Need Met
61%
Average Freshman Award
$18,281
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$25,827
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
56
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 37% of classes
10-19 students: 25% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Lebanon Population
27,710
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Nashville
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
30% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Bulldogs
Sororities
3% of women participate
Fraternities
6% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.9% Asian
12.9% Black/African-American
3.3% Hispanic/Latino
0.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
67.3% White
15.4% Unknown
International Students
3.2% from 19 countries
First-Year Students Returning
62.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
22.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
70%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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