You can afford a degree from Cumberland University.
Your future should not be limited by the cost of your education. We’re committed to doing all that we can to ensure Cumberland is affordable and that we deliver a great educational value.
We help you understand your options and maximize the financial opportunities available to you. We control our costs to maintain a tuition price that is comparable to other private universities, and offset tuition by offering financial assistance opportunities for those who qualify.
What is Financial Aid?
Financial aid is money to help you pay for educationally-related expenses. Aid can be loans, part-time employment, grants or scholarships, and can come from federal, state, institutional or private agencies. You can combine these types of aid to help offset the costs of your education.
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Tuition and Fees
According to the College Board, our tuition in 2021-2022 was 34% less than the national average of 4-year private colleges.
Estimate the overall cost of a Cumberland education.
Our net price calculator estimates the cost of your education including tuition and fees, room and board, books and other related expenses based on your educational plans. The exact cost of attending Cumberland can vary based on your degree program.
Eligibility and Requirements
There are many types of aid available to CU students. To be eligible for financial aid you must meet specific requirements.
Pay or arrange to pay your tuition online
Cumberland University offers Cashnet. Through your CAMS ePortal you will be able to arrange for monthly payments, making payments automatically from your checking or savings account or by credit card using Cashnet.
99.7% of our students receive some kind of grant and or scholarship. This means, we have a variety of financial aid options available to help you make your college education more affordable. Using our scholarship search tool, you can easily explore scholarship opportunities that fit your unique needs.
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 to ensure you’re ready for your first day at CU.
Office hours for the Financial Aid Office are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. If you need help navigating the process, contact the Financial Aid Office during regular business hours at – 615-547-1399 locally or 800-467-0562, ext. 1399 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Have questions? We have answers.
Check out our Financial Aid FAQs.