University of the Cumberlands

Williamsburg, KY 40769
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University of the Cumberlands is one of the twenty-six private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Kentucky. The campus is located in Williamsburg town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 10,097 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 433 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 268 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 62%). Every year 41% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

University of the Cumberlands's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $22,640, and fees were $360. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $22,640 and $360 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Number of Students10,097
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate62%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 3 37
Master's degree 0 0

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1964 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
05/05/2016 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT910 to 1130
ACT19 to 25
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $30
Graduates $30

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$720/credit
In State Students$720/credit
Out of State Students$720/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$315/credit
In State Students$315/credit
Out of State Students$315/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $32,400 $32,400 $32,400
ADN 70 $50,400 $50,400 $50,400
BSN 125 $90,000 $90,000 $90,000
FNP 50 $15,750 $15,750 $15,750
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of University of the Cumberlands's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 51% $4,580
Other Federal Grant 23% $915
State Grant & Scholarships 57% $5,097
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 97% $13,261
Federal Student Loans 73% $6,047
Private Loans 2% $10,778


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$18,074
$30,001 to $48,000$16,016
$48,001 to $75,000$20,295
$75,001 to $110,000$22,069
Over $110,000$22,302

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Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Kentucky state board of nursing.
University of the Cumberlands
6191 College Station Drive
Williamsburg, KY 40769

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