University of the Cumberlands (Cumberland College)

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University of the Cumberlands can be found in Williamsburg, KY, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. University of the Cumberlands has an enrollment of about three thousand students.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores in the range of 860 (25th percentile) - 1050 (75th percentile) on the SAT and within the range of 19 (25th percentile) - 25 (75th percentile) on the ACT is usually submitted among applicants admitted to Cumberland College. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Cumberland College average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.98 - 3.33. University of the Cumberlands admits approximately 70% of applicants each year. Of those that are admitted, nearly 27% attended the school. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Cumberland College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for University of the Cumberlands was reported as 71.3% in Fall 2013 with over 2,530 applications submitted to University of the Cumberlands. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • Cumberland College ACT Scores: 19 - 25
  • Cumberland College Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into University of the Cumberlands?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Cumberland College, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Cumberland College has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 73.1%
  • 2010-2011: 68.2%
  • 2011-2012: 70.0%
  • 2012-2013: 69.0%
  • 2013-2014: 71.3%
  • Projected Cumberland College Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 70.2%

How Does Cumberland College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of the Cumberlands is twenty-eight percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Union College in Barbourville, KY74.2%
Lincoln Memorial University70.0%
Carson-Newman University66.6%
Berea College34.3%
Johnson University54.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Cumberland College (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English19 - 25
Math17 - 24
Composite Score19 - 25
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