Thinking about visiting Cumberland University? We want to meet you! First, you’ll need to schedule a campus visit: http://www.cumberland.edu/admissions/visit/.
You may have many questions about the Cumberland campus experience. Visiting campus is often the best way to get your questions answered and catch a glimpse into life at CU. Make the most of your visit by asking these key questions:
1. How many students are in typical first-year classes? What about upper-level classes?
Asking about class size will give you a good idea of what to expect from day one. At Cumberland, the average student-to-faculty ratio is 17:1.
2. How many quiet spaces are there for studying?
These are the places where you’ll write term papers and study for final exams – so make sure there are plenty of locations on campus where you can be productive.
3. What do you love about this college?
Your college tour guide knows nearly everything about the university. Use them as a resource, and ask about their personal experiences on campus and why they love being here.
4. What extracurricular activities are available?
You’ll need a break from the books, so finding a group that will help you have some fun is important. With over 50 student organizations, Cumberland has a group for everyone’s unique interests.
5. How many dorms are there, and how do they differ?
Finding out about residence life options will allow you to picture yourself living on campus. With 5 unique CU residence halls, you can live right down the hall from your closest friends.
6. What is the surrounding area like?
This is about to be your home for the next few years of your life, it’s important it feels like it. Cumberland is located in Lebanon, TN – just 30 minutes from the exciting city of Nashville. Campus is also just down the street from the Lebanon square, which offers shopping, dining and more fun activities!
7. What career advising services are offered, and how long are they available to graduates?
Utilizing career services is essential in post-grad success. CU Career Services is available to students throughout their time at school and even as alumni – Cumberland will always be there to assist you in your rise to success.