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The professors are great- honestly, the nicest professorsQuite BrightBusiness - Management and Administration
The professors are great- honestly, the nicest professors you could ever hope for, seriously! However, the school is disgusting (black AND pink mold in every bathroom and asbestos in top floor classrooms), the administration has no idea what it's doing, security is a disaster, campus is NOT SAFE, More than half of the faculty consists of adjuncts, I HAVE evidence that most (if not all) funding goes to athletics instead of academics, and Financial Aid will frequently lose your information and paperwork and then fine YOU for it- this happens to almost everyone at some point in their education at Cumberland. Admissions is a JOKE- the woman running the Admissions Office literally has no clue what she is doing. She doesn't know anything about the school. Five minutes talking with her and you can tell she is making stuff up as she goes. Another Admission Representative actually had to clarify everything for me and tell me more about the school because everything the woman had told me WAS NOT TRUE. She had literally guessed the information or made it up as she was talking to me. It was clear she had no idea what she was doing. PLEASE, I AM BEGGING YOU, SAVE YOUR MONEY AND DO TENNESSEE PROMISE AT ANY SCHOOL BUT CUMBERLAND. YOU WILL BE IN DEBT AND DISAPPOINTED ONVE YOU GRADUATE.
4th Year Male -- Class 2017
Education Quality: A+, Individual Value: F
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I hope this is truly the best pieceNursing
I hope this is truly the best piece of advice you get. Whatever you do, do not go into Cumberlands nursing school program. Especially the accelerated BSN. They do not care about you. It is unorganized. They do not care about you or your well-being. The dean of nursing is a grumpy old lady who hates the world. You are wasting your money. They make you pay loads of money and truly offer no real assistant or guidance. There are a few amazing professors I had along the way, but the terrible ones made my life miserable. They were all over the place and didn't teach anything actually related to their exams. The facilities are disgusting and old. Not to mention, that your classes will be in the same facility as a psychiatric mental hospofal that someone took their own life in. It is not a welcoming environment and actually pretty terrifying. Save your money. Go to Tsu or Union or even MTSU. But please, for your own sanity and we'll-being, do NOT go to Cumberland.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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The school spends a lot of time workingBright
The school spends a lot of time working toward a "perceived" reputation. When you get there, tuition is outrageous. Financial Aid and Student Loans aren't dispersed until mid semester, so don't count on them to get you through. If you have a grievance, the faculty is absent and you feel like a number. It's rare to call any office on campus and speak to a person. The staff is overworked, and not available to students after class. The attendance policy is extremely strict, and even with a doctors note you will often not be excused. The students at this school are athletes, who get priority. If an athlete had a game or sporting event they are excused, but if you or a family member are sick or deceased, you won't be. The students are rude and often form cliques. They are exclusive of and often harass anyone who doesn't make the cut into their cliques. Worst school I have ever attended!
2nd Year Female -- Class 2016
Campus Aesthetics: A-, Education Quality: F
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