It’s time to rise at CU
At Cumberland University, we strive every day to inspire our students to rise and fulfill their greatest potential. We offer an educational experience that blends the arts and humanities with practical knowledge and skills to position you for a lifetime of success. At CU, we’ll help you grow in confidence and character by creating a place for your ideas and dreams to grow – a place where you belong.
Our community thrives on the range of ideas, backgrounds, and experiences our students bring to campus, and we can’t wait to add your enthusiasm and new ideas to our CU experience.
We strive every day to inspire our students to rise and fulfill their greatest potential. Enroll in a college experience that blends the arts and humanities with practical knowledge and skills to position you for a lifetime of success.
Fast-track your career without putting it on hold. We offer nine graduate degree programs designed to fit into your busy life. Choose a fully online, face-to-face, or hybrid program to meet your goals, on your schedule.
We make it easy to transfer and finish your degree at Cumberland University. From transferring your credits to scholarship opportunities, we’ll personally guide you through every step.
Get a jump-start on college before your freshman year at Cumberland University. We’re pleased to offer exceptional high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to earn college credit before graduating high school.
It all starts with the application.
Before your academic journey can begin, you must take the first step and apply. We have enrollment specialists ready to guide you through the entire admissions process and answer all of your questions so you feel confident and ready for your first day at CU.
What our students say
We can tell you what it’s like to earn your degree at Cumberland University, but it’s better to hear it straight from our students and graduates.
“My favorite part about CU is that my professors know me by name and are always willing to help.”
“I instantly felt a sense of camaraderie because of the diversity, sociability, and fellowship on campus.”
“I’ve made a lot of new friends and have gotten to know a lot of people from different backgrounds and cultures because our student population is so diverse.”
“I originally came to CU to study exercise science and did a practicum at the local high school, but I ended up enjoying working with the kids the most. It was an easy switch for me and now I’m looking forward to receiving my masters in teaching.”
Rise and Apply
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Rise and Experience
The best way to see if CU is the right fit for you is to visit our campus. On a campus visit you’ll have the opportunity to tour the campus, meet current students, see a residence hall, and learn about scholarship opportunities at CU.
Rise and Apply
If CU sounds like the college for you, you can take your next step today and apply. Our application opens every year August 1 and, we send admission decisions out two to three weeks after your application is complete
Contact Us. We’re Here to Help.
If you have any questions or need any help through your next steps, please don’t hesitate to reach out. We’re here to help guide you through this process and discuss your future at Cumberland University.
The Admissions Office is open Monday through Friday from 8am to 4:30pm CST. Please contact the Admissions Office at 615-547-1246 locally or 800-467-0562 to speak with your Enrollment Specialist or email firstname.lastname@example.org.