Financial Aid


University of the Cumberlands is committed to providing an exceptional education at a reasonable cost. UC's cost of tuition, room and board remains below the national average for private four-year colleges and universities.

At UC, there are a number of resources available to you, even if you and your family can only afford to pay a portion of your college expenses. Financial aid options include loans, grants, scholarships, and work-study programs.

Financial Aid Fast Facts



of Undergraduate Students Receive Financial Aid



Awarded last year in Scholarships, Grants, Loans and Work-Study



Awarded on Average 
per Student

    How much will college cost?

Tuition & Fees


Room & Board


**   + 19 Meals per week

  *   2016-2017 rates for 12.0 - 18.5 credit hours (New Freshman and Transfer Students Only)



Scholarships are available to regular (not online) undergraduate students. Amounts can range from a few hundred dollars to several thousand dollars. 



Grants are given based
on many different criteria.
They may or may not require
a minimum GPA, ACT or SAT
score, or financial need level.



The Federal Work-Study Program is a program using federal money to provide a way for students with financial need to earn money to help pay education expenses.



There are many different 
types of student loans
available. There are even
loan programs for parents
of college students.