University of the Cumberlands

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$9,875
2022 Average Net Price
$14,337
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.03%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
83%
2,314 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
18,053
37.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
42.5%
172 Graduates

About

University of the Cumberlands is a higher education institution located in Whitley County, KY. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at University of the Cumberlands were Information Technology (1,198 degrees awarded), Computer & Information Systems Security (564 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (491 degrees).

In 2022, 6,956 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of the Cumberlands. 52.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 47.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (740 degrees), 3.32 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (223 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of the Cumberlands is $9,875, which is $−20,275 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of the Cumberlands is $9,875, which is $−20,275 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,337.

In 2022, 79% of undergraduate students attending University of the Cumberlands received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 46% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$9,875
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of the Cumberlands was $9,875. The cost of tuition at University of the Cumberlands is $−20,275 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$14,337
2022 Value
5.18%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of the Cumberlands had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,337. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of the Cumberlands grew by 5.18%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,970
Room and Board

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of the Cumberlands was of $8,970 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

79%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
46%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

79% of undergraduate students at University of the Cumberlands received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 7.06% with respect to 2021, when 85% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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2.03%
2019 Default Rate
42
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at University of the Cumberlands was 2.03%, which represents 42 out of the 2064 total borrowers.

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Admissions

University of the Cumberlands received 2,314 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 6.29% annual growth. Out of those 2,314 applicants, 1,921 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 83% acceptance rate.

There were 18,053 students enrolled at University of the Cumberlands in 2022. 4% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of the Cumberlands has an overall enrollment yield of 33.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

83%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,921
Accepted Out of 2,314

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of the Cumberlands was 83% (1,921 admissions from 2,314 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 85%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 6.29%, while admissions grew by 3.78%..

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SAT Scores

4%
Submission Percentage (2022)
25
Scores Submitted (2022)

4% of enrolled first-time students at University of the Cumberlands in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of the Cumberlands had a total enrollment of 18,053 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of the Cumberlands is 6,732 students and the part-time enrollment is 11,321. This means that 37.3% of students enrolled at University of the Cumberlands are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of the Cumberlands, both undergraduate and graduate, is 22.6% White, 5.21% Asian, 2.13% Black or African American, 0.393% Hispanic or Latino, 0.166% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.0775% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0222% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at University of the Cumberlands in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (24.2%), followed by White Male (12.4%) and Black or African American Male (1.98%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (17.7%), followed by White Male (6.45%) and Asian Male (2.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

37.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of the Cumberlands in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 18,053 students. The full-time enrollment at University of the Cumberlands is 6,732 and the part-time enrollment is 11,321. This means that 37.3% of students enrolled at University of the Cumberlands are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of the Cumberlands was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), University of the Cumberlands had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    4,078 enrolled students
  2. Asian
    941 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    384 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of the Cumberlands is 22.6% White, 5.21% Asian, 2.13% Black or African American, 0.393% Hispanic or Latino, 0.166% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.0775% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0222% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 8,305 students (46%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 340 more women than men received degrees from University of the Cumberlands. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of the Cumberlands is white (740 degrees awarded). There were 3.32 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (223 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at University of the Cumberlands is Information Technology (1,198 degrees awarded), followed by Computer & Information Systems Security (564 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (491 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at University of the Cumberlands, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,968 degrees awarded), Education (1,851 degrees), and Psychology (539 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of the Cumberlands are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,652,325 people), Software developers (566,634 people), Secondary school teachers (471,541 people), Education administrators (302,812 people), and Other managers (297,403 people).

The most specialized majors at University of the Cumberlands in 2022 are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,968 degrees awarded), Education (1,851 degrees), Psychology (539 degrees), Theology (72 degrees), and Protective Services (251 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of the Cumberlands are Surgeons, Physicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at University of the Cumberlands are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,968 degrees awarded), Education (1,851 degrees), Psychology (539 degrees), Theology (72 degrees), and Protective Services (251 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of the Cumberlands are Elementary & secondary schools (3,046,001 people), Computer Systems Design (658,070 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (450,175 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (430,218 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (339,679 people).

The most specialized majors at University of the Cumberlands are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,968 degrees awarded), Education (1,851 degrees), Psychology (539 degrees), Theology (72 degrees), and Protective Services (251 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of the Cumberlands.
Most Common (2021)
  1. 462 degrees awarded
  2. 426 degrees awarded
  3. 373 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common masters degree concentration at University of the Cumberlands was Information Technology with 462 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

3,308
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
3,648
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 3,308 degrees were awarded to men at University of the Cumberlands, which is 0.907 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,648).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 922 degrees were awarded to men at University of the Cumberlands in Information Technology, which is 2.79 times more than the 331 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 376 degrees were awarded to men at University of the Cumberlands in Other Educational Administration & Supervision, which is 1.92 times more than the 196 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

29%
100% Completion Time
40%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 29% of students graduating from University of the Cumberlands completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 40% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 47% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at University of the Cumberlands is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 5.23% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    740 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    223 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    75 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of the Cumberlands is white (740 degrees awarded). There were 3.32 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (223 degrees).

53.8% of degree recipients (3,744 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    472 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    268 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    158 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of the Cumberlands is white female (472 degrees awarded). There were 1.76 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (268 degrees).

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Operations

University of the Cumberlands has an endowment valued at nearly $164M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−18.2%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, University of the Cumberlands had a total salary expenditure of 114M. University of the Cumberlands employs 98 Associate professors, 83 Assistant professors and 60 Professors. Most academics at University of the Cumberlands are Female Assistant professor (52), Female Associate professor (51), and Male Associate professor (47).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of the Cumberlands are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 174 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 50 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 45 employees.

Endowment

$164M
2022 Endowment
36.1%
growth from 2021

University of the Cumberlands has an endowment valued at about $164M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of University of the Cumberlands grew 36.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $208M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$49.8M
2022 Salaries
6.28%
growth from 2021

In 2022, University of the Cumberlands paid a median of $49.8M in salaries, which represents 43.6% of their overall expenditure ($114M) and a 6.28% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$17.8M
Instructional Salaries
260
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of the Cumberlands paid a total of $17.8M to 260 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
98 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
174 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of the Cumberlands were Associate professor with 98 employees, Assistant professor with 83 employees, and Professor with 60 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of the Cumberlands were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 174 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 50 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 45 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of the Cumberlands was Female Assistant professor with 52 employees, Female Associate professor with 51 employees, and Male Associate professor with 47 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of the Cumberlands.

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