Cumberland University Achieves Record-Breaking Spring Enrollment for Second Consecutive Year

Cumberland University proudly announces another remarkable achievement, breaking its spring enrollment record for the second consecutive year, with 2,858 students. This follows the record-breaking fall enrollment of 3,072, signaling sustained growth and success.

This accomplishment underscores the collective dedication and hard work of Cumberland University as they experience a remarkable 23% increase in spring enrollment compared to the previous year, showcasing consistent and impressive growth.

The expansion of executive graduate programs has played a pivotal role in this success, particularly the Master of Science in Information Technology Management (MSITM) and the Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM). These programs have gained popularity due to their comprehensive curriculum, experienced faculty, and hands-on learning experiences. In the last two years, Cumberland has added a number of Graduate degrees including MSEM, MSITM and a Master of Science in Forensic Psychology and over 5 undergraduate degrees including Supply Chain Management, Project Management, Homeland Security and Biomedical Science as part of over 10 new academic offerings. 

Reggie Blair, Vice President for Enrollment Services, acknowledges the university’s commitment to excellence: “Cumberland University’s international partnerships have been instrumental in attracting a diverse pool of talented students. The collaboration has allowed the university to expand its reach and offer unique opportunities to students worldwide. Additionally, both our expanded dual enrollment program and increase in transfer students were significant contributors to our enrollment.”

“This has been a tremendous year for Cumberland University in terms of both its expansion of key market-driven academic offerings and in enrollment growth.” Said Mark Hanshaw, Associate Provost and General Counsel for Cumberland University, “we believe that this growth has been made possible because our institution offers exceptional value and quality programming to students. Individuals across the region are beginning to learn more and become more enthused about the educational value that can be accessed on our campus. This is a great time in the life of our institution.”

At Cumberland University we are continuing a track record of raising the bar. We remain  dedicated to providing a high-quality education and fostering a supportive learning environment. The commitment to academic excellence, coupled with innovative programs and strategic partnerships, continues to attract students seeking a transformative educational experience.

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