Your focus is fixed on the future - we’ll help you get there.
We believe opportunity is open to everyone, and we’re inspired by those who work hard to reach it. Whether you’re becoming a college student for the first time, you put your education on hold or you need to add some new skills and endorsements to your resume, we’re ready to help you rise and succeed at Cumberland University.
It’s never too late to start working toward the future you really want.
Returning CU Student
Returning CU Student
First let us say, welcome back! We’re excited for your return.
We make it easy to transfer and finish your degree at Cumberland University.
We’re honored to serve our veterans and students who are eligible to receive benefits through the military and welcome them to CU.
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.
Licensed Teacher Add-on Endorsements
A variety of add-on endorsements may be added to current Tennessee teachers licenses with coursework and passing Praxis scores. Please contact Cumberland’s certification officer for details.
Earn your two-year associate degree tuition-free using the Tennessee Reconnect Grant
Tennessee Reconnect is an initiative to help make it easier for you to go back to school. With this grant, adult students like you can gain new knowledge and skills to help you advance in the workplace and earn an associate degree tuition-free.
More scholarships just for you
You can afford a degree from Cumberland University. We’re committed to doing all that we can to ensure Cumberland is affordable and that we deliver a great educational value. Cumberland awards $300,000 in private and endowed scholarships every year. There are a variety of ways you can pay for your college education and receive financial assistance including scholarship opportunities unique to you.
What programs are offered at CU?
Cumberland University offers a variety of undergraduate majors, minors, and graduate degrees that place you on the path to launch your career. Our experienced professors will guide you throughout your academic journey to ensure you’re ready to rise to meet what lies ahead.
You can transfer up to 70 hours of college credits from your previous institution and we make the process simple. Use our online credit calculator to learn how your previous college coursework transfers to courses at CU and get the credit you deserve.
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 our Non-Traditional Enrollment Specialist or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Have questions? We have answers.
Check out our Non-Traditional Student FAQs.