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Tennessee Promise

Tennessee Promise

2 years tuition free » Easily transition to 4-year program

Tennessee Promise students from across the state are choosing Cumberland University over community colleges. They are drawn to our unique campus environment, numerous resources that connect students to careers, and outstanding university professors. Cumberland's Tenn » 2 » 4 program makes transitioning from an associate degree program to one of our baccalaureate degree programs seamless and simple.

Cumberland University and the Tennessee Promise scholarship allow students to earn a 2-year associate degree, tuition free. Cumberland also makes it easy for you to transition directly into a 4-year baccalaureate degree program.

Once a student has earned an associate degree they are automatically admitted into a baccalaureate degree program at Cumberland University.

Why Tennessee Promise at Cumberland University?

Cumberland offers an excellent education. When people think of Cumberland University, they think about a community that has a reputation for transforming learners into leaders. CU is a contemporary liberal arts university focused on creating leaders that are ready to advance any field of their choosing. WE foster a culture of entrepreneurial thinking and are dedicated to helping you discover possibilities that extend beyond the imagination.

Our graduates are prepared for successful careers in fields like nursing, business, criminal justice, and education to name a few. A Cumberland education will help you rise and succeed throughout your career and life.

Important Dates

August 1, 2019  

Apply to Cumberland University.

Starting October 1, 2019

Complete your FAFSA application. The FAFSA is your first step for receiving monetary assistance for your entire college career.       File your 2019-2020 FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov. Make certain to have your FAFSA sent to Cumberland University. School code: 003485

By November 1, 2019
Apply to the Tennessee Promise program.

By February 1, 2020
FAFSA application deadline.

File your 2019-2020 FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov. Make certain to have your FAFSA sent to Cumberland University. School code: 003485

July 1, 2020
Complete and report first 8 hours of community service.

July 18, 2020 

Last day to take the ACT. Make certain to have your scores sent to Cumberland University. School code: 3954

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Associate Degrees