Cumberland University

#1562 / #457
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School

University in Tennessee, United States

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About Cumberland University

According to Wikipedia, Cumberland University is a private university in Lebanon, Tennessee. It was founded in 1842. The campus's current historic buildings were constructed between 1892 and 1896. History 1842-1861 The university was founded by the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in 1842 and received its Tennessee state charter in 1843. In 1847 Cumberland Presbyterian church leaders added a law school, the first in Tennessee and the first west of the Appalachian Mountains, and in 1854 a school of theology was begun.

Cumberland University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
2,872 54% 54% 1005 20

How Much Does Cumberland University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $21,979
30K - 48K $23,701
48K - 75K $28,079
75K - 110K $27,701
110K+ $22,533

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Cumberland University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Cumberland University, then you can expect to earn an average of $43,000 per year. You also have a 89% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Cumberland University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
2,251 1,958 293

Where is Cumberland University?

Cumberland University is located at 1 Cumberland Square, Lebanon TN 37087

How Safe is Cumberland University?

Lebanon has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Cumberland University Known For?

Cumberland University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Cumberland University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Cumberland University's Most Influential Alumni?

Cumberland University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Law, Mathematics, and Education. Here are some of Cumberland University's most famous alumni:

George Abram Miller
George Abram Miller
An American mathematician .
Myles Horton
Myles Horton
An American educator.
James V. Allred
A Lawyer and politician .
Cave Johnson
Cave Johnson
A United States Representative .
Harry E. Claiborne
An American judge.
Thomas Gore
An American politician .
John Bell
John Bell
An American lawyer and politician .
Robert H. Hatton
Robert H. Hatton
A Confederate Army general .
John T. Watkins
An American judge .
Sidney Johnston Catts
A 22nd Governor of Florida .
Cale Young Rice
Cale Young Rice
An American writer.
Omar Burleson
An American politician .