Cumberland University

Cumberland University

Cumberland University, or CU, was established by the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in 1842. This private, coeducational, independent, liberal arts university is situated in Lebanon, Tennessee. The current campus was constructed in 1896.

CU offers bachelor's degrees in more than 30 majors, and several master's degrees. Students can also opt for pre-professional degrees in nursing, education, anthropology, and theater. The academic divisions of the university are:

  • Labry School of Business & Technology
  • Rudy School of Nursing
  • School of Education
  • School of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • School of Music and the Arts

The athletics department of Cumberland University is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, TranSouth Athletic Conference, and Mid-South Conference. The teams are known as the Bulldogs, and they participate in sports like baseball, basketball, cycling, football, golf, soccer, tennis, wrestling, softball, and volleyball.

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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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