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Study at University of The Cumberlands

University of the Cumberlands, also known as UC, is a private, liberal arts university located in Williamsburg, Kentucky, United States. It was originally founded as Williamsburg Institute on January 7, 1889. UC offers bachelor's and master's degrees in diverse Course Topics. The campus is spread across an area of 70 acres.

University of the Cumberlands sponsors several intercollegiate sports teams, which participate in the NAIA and the Mid-South Conference. Their official mascot is the Patriot and their sports teams are nicknamed as the Patriots. They participate in sports including tennis, golf, football, basketball, swimming, baseball, soccer, track, wrestling, cross country and cheerleading. The university operates a radio station known as WCCR-LP, and a campus newspaper called ‘The Patriot'.

Profile of University of The Cumberlands

Students attend University of The Cumberlands in Williamsburg, KY, a self-contained town. The school is proud of its Baptist status. University of The Cumberlands is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school degrees go up to the Master's degree.

Course Topics

University of The Cumberlands is known for its programs in science, mathematics, therapy and Counselling, and nutrition and exercise therapy.

University of The Cumberlands Selectivity

The school is selective and does not offer open admission. One sign of prestige is that University of The Cumberlands only let in 45% of those who applied in 2007. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 410. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 410 and 560.


University of The Cumberlands has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

There are 2, 245 students at the school .

Student Life

Full-time students are the norm at University of The Cumberlands. The school has a residential or campus feel. University of The Cumberlands offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans. University of The Cumberlands values student athletics, and belongs to the Mid-South Conference. The school offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges.

University of The Cumberlands Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching74elementary school teaching, middle school teaching, secondary teaching, educational admin and supervision, business teaching, special ed, physical education teaching, social studies teaching, . . .
Business and Management50organizational behavior, business, accounting
Therapy and Counselling34psychology, community health services
Science29biology, chemistry, physics
Liberal Arts22general studies, history, English, political science
Media15communication studies
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy15health and physical Education
Family and Social Work12social work
Religion and Philosophy8religious education, philosophy and religious studies
Computer Science and Engineering5computer and info science
Drama and Performing Arts3drama
Fine Arts2fine arts

Contact: University of The Cumberlands

University of The Cumberlands

6191 College Station Drive

Williamsburg, KY 40769

General Phone: (606) 549-2200


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