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Mission & Vision


The mission of University of the Cumberlands is to provide a quality, affordable education to students from all backgrounds through broad-based academics. The institution is grounded in Christian principles and leadership through service. 


The vision of University of the Cumberlands is to be a university of distinction that encourages professional and intellectual growth in a student-focused community. 

To do so, Cumberlands will: 

1.  Ensure access to underserved student populations. 

2.  Pursue excellence in teaching and learning. 

3.  Foster faith in action through a student-focused community.

4.  Innovate to improve student learning outcomes and career preparedness.