School Overview

For more than 125 years, University of the Cumberlands, located in Williamsburg, Kentucky, has provided promising students of all backgrounds a first-class, liberal arts education within a Christian context. In 1888, a group of Baptist Ministers founded a small college in Kentucky known as the Williamsburg Institute, for the purpose of preparing young adults for lives as servant leaders. In 1913, following the acquisition of Highland College, Cumberland College was born. The school became the University of the Cumberlands in 2005 and seeks “to be the premier liberal arts university that encourages intellectual and spiritual growth, leadership and service.”

Students can earn associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees, both on-campus and online, in the following academic areas: 

  • Arts & Sciences
  • Business
  • Counseling
  • Criminal Justice
  • Education
  • Health Science
  • Human Services
  • Information Technology
  • Pre-Professional Programs
  • Psychology
  • Religion

School Details

Location: 6191 College Station Drive,Williamsburg, KY 40769

Religious Affiliation: Baptist

Sector & Type: Private, Not-for-profit

Military Support:

  • Credit for Training
  • Dedicated POC
  • Member of SOC
  • Recognized SVO
  • Yellow Ribbon

Highest Offering: Doctorate

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Affordability

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