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College isn't for everybody, but we're not everybody. 

About UC

College isn't for everybody, but we're not everybody. 

About Cumberlands

In 2018, we launched the Cumberlands Commitment, which slashed tuition by 57 percent to make education affordable for any student who pursued their undergraduate degree on our Williamsburg campus. In 2019, we expanded our Commitment to include complimentary books. $9,875 tuition and free textbooks. You won't find a value like this anywhere else in Kentucky. 

UC Facts

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Majors, Minors and Pre-Professional Programs
80%
Faculty with Terminal Degree
20:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
3381
2020 Undergraduate Enrollment
100%
Involved in Service Programs
76.8%
Live on Campus
$29.8m
Awarded in Scholarships
53%
First-Generation Students
97%
Receive Financial Aid
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Mission & Goals

UC continues to offer promising students of all backgrounds a broad based liberal arts program enriched with Christian values. The University strives for excellence in all of its endeavors and expects from students a similar dedication to this pursuit. Its commitment to a strong academic program is joined with a commitment to a strong work ethic. UC encourages students to think critically and creatively so that they may better prepare themselves for lives of responsible service and leadership.

UC History

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President Larry Cockrum

University Leadership

Cumberlands is led by Dr. Larry L. Cockrum, President & CEO. The University is governed by a Board of Trustees, which is responsible for establishing policies for the governance of the University. Five vice presidents oversee Academic Affairs, Athletics, Business Services, Compliance, Enrollment and Communications, Finance, Information Services, Institutional Advancement, Operations, Student Financial Planning and Student Services.