Your support helped our students achieve success even through unprecedented times. With your continued support, the possibilities are endless.
$6 million for Students
University of the Cumberlands gave nearly $6 million in direct payments to undergraduate students from funding provided through the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act.
Support with Scholarships
95 percent of our students receive scholarships to attend Cumberlands. That is equal to 1,885 students on our main campus. The average amount of aid per student is nearly $5,000. Cumberlands raised $2.6 million for scholarship, workship and direct funding to aid our students. 979 donors provided more than 1,600 gifts to help reach that milestone.
Committed to Service
At University of the Cumberlands, 100 percent of our undergraduate students serve the community. The classes of 2020 and 2021 combined provided more than 60k hours of community service. 34 percent of those students individually committed to more than 200 hours of service. Last year, our students provided more than 30k pounds of food to the local community through the annual food drive.
Campus is Thriving
Cumberlands has been named the safest college in Kentucky the last two years. For the last four years, UC has been recognized as a Tree Campus USA by the National Arbor Day Foundation. 40 percent of our students are first-generation students with 65 percent of the total student body coming from Kentucky. Cumberlands has realized a 12.5 percent increase in enrollment in recent year and has supported the student body by not increasing tuition or room & board. Cumberlands also gives free text books to all of its main campus students.