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 eighteen thousand students.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores in the range of 930 (25th percentile) - 1140 (75th percentile) on the SAT and within the range of 18 (25th percentile) - 24 (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 2.89 - 3.25. University of the Cumberlands admits approximately 80% of applicants each year. Of those that are admitted, nearly 38% attended the school. Based on historical acceptance rate data, the projected Cumberland College acceptance rate 2021 is estimated to be 71%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Cumberland College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for University of the Cumberlands was reported as 80.0% in Fall 2020 with over 2,510 college 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: 18 - 24
  • Cumberland College Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.25

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 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of the Cumberlands has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 70.9%
  • 2017-2018: 74.4%
  • 2018-2019: 73.3%
  • 2019-2020: 80.0%
  • Projected Cumberland College Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 70.5%

How Does Cumberland College Compare?

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The acceptance rate for University of the Cumberlands is forty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Eastern Kentucky University93.8%
Campbellsville University70.1%
Tennessee Technological University79.0%
East Tennessee State University86.0%
Morehead State University78.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Cumberland College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading460 - 580
Math470 - 560
Total Score930 - 1140
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 24
Math17 - 23
Composite Score18 - 24
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