University of the Cumberlands

University of the Cumberlands Ranking

country rank: 1100
world rank: 3182

University Overview

The University of the Cumberlands ranking was established in 1888 and is a non-profit private higher education institution based in the rural setting of Williamsburg, Kentucky (population range of 2,500-9,999). University of the Cumberlands (UC) ranking is a major (Topuniversitieslist registration range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational US higher education university officially associated with the Christian-Baptist faith. It is approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. The University of the Cumberlands (UC) provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that contribute to formally accredited higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 132-year-old American university has a preferential enrollment program focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. This US higher education entity is rather selective, with enrollment rates ranging from 70 to 80 percent. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. UC also offers a library, accommodation, athletic facilities, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, online classes and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services to students.

University of the Cumberlands Ranking

University Identity

Name University of the Cumberlands
Acronym UC
Founded 1888
Motto Vita Abundantior Life more abundant
Colours Blue and red

University Location

Address 6191 College Station Drive Williamsburg 40769 Kentucky United States
Tel +1 (606) 549 2200
Fax +1 (606) 539 4303

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 6178 College Station Drive Williamsburg 40769 (606) 539 4241 800 343 1609

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Kentucky Baptist Convention - www.kybaptist.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes University of the Cumberlands's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 142,269 physical volumes, 811,219 physical media, 2,524,741 digital/electronic medium and 96 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes University of the Cumberlands provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,263 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

Kentucky Baptist Convention (SBC) Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) National Athletic Association (NAA) National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

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