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Founded in 1842, Cumberland University holds a unique place in American history as one of the oldest liberal arts universities in the South. 
<p>At Cumberland University, we strive every day to inspire our students to rise and fulfill their greatest potential. We have an inexhaustible drive for excellence, which fuels our desire to be the leading university in Tennessee who prepares students for meaningful careers and impactful lives. We offer competitive associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees, including online degree programs that blend the arts and humanities with practical knowledge and skills to position our students for a lifetime of success.</p>
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<p>Your future should not be limited by the cost of your education. We’re committed to doing all that we can to ensure Cumberland is affordable and that we deliver a great educational value.</p>

<p>We help you understand your options and maximize the financial opportunities available to you. We control our costs to maintain a tuition price that is comparable to other private universities, and offset tuition by offering financial assistance opportunities for those who qualify.<br> </p>

<p>Our team is here to help you make sense of all things financial aid and guide you through this process. We’ll answer any questions you may have so you can feel confident about your next steps with Cumberland University.<br> </p>

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<p>Our application opens August 1. We send decisions out four times a year after your application is complete. </p>

<ul><li>Apply between August 1 and October 15 and receive a decision by November 1</li><li>Apply between October 15 and December 31 and receive a decision by January 15</li><li>Apply between January 1 and March 15 and receive a decision by April 1</li><li>Apply between March 15 and May 31 and receive a decision by June 15</li></ul>

<p>Our recommended deadline is January 1. Applying by this date will guarantee you receive a decision before spring which gives you a chance to be fully informed about scholarships and other financial aid options available to you. </p>
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At Cumberland, we are committed to cultivating a safe and inclusive campus community, characterized by our core values. We are dedicated to providing an exceptional learning environment while intentionally caring and respecting one another.
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