21%

Acceptance Rate

$2,465

Avg.Financial Aid

002453

FAFSA Code

About Central Methodist University (CMU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

3,863

Website

www.centralmethodist.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

United Methodist

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

No

Central Methodist University (CMU) which was formerly known as Central Methodist College is a private not-for-profit institution that was founded on 13 April 1853 by Nathan Scarritt and David Rice McAnally.

The University was chartered on March 15, 1855, and the first classes were held on September 18, 1857, with one building on one acre of ground, 144 students, and 3 faculty members. Central College was to be the only Methodist Episcopal Church South supported college in the state of Missouri.

The university is located in Fayette, Missouri, United States, and holds a campus of 94 acres. The university focuses on providing quality education to its students. A student can get the best learning experience here.

The university also supports Athletics and Various other sports like football and baseball which means the overall development of the student. The University has its own team called Eagles. Teams compete in football, basketball (men's and women's), baseball, cross country, golf (men's and women's), soccer (men's and women's), softball, spirit squad (cheerleading & dance), track and field, and volleyball.

Whether the student is an on-campus student, taking classes off-campus, or studying online, the education programs are done the right way.

Currently, there are 3,863 students enrolled in various programs offered by the university. The university holds expert faculties to support students. The student-faculty ratio is 17:1 which means on every 17 students there is 1 faculty present.

The university offers more than 40 programs across various majors. They offer Undergraduate, Graduate degree programs which include various programs such as Accounting, Biology, Computer science, Criminal justice, Physics, Nursing, Master of Education, Master of Music Education, Master of Science in Mathematics, Business/Commerce, Health/Medical and many more.

CMU is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and programs are accredited by Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE), Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).

Location & Contact

Address

411 Central Methodist Square

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6602483391
Fax: 6602483391
Request Info

Rankings

The CMU is a very old and renowned university in its region, being so old the university is doing great in the education sector and also holds various rankings awarded by the US News and Forbes. The Rankings holding by the CMU are given below-

  • 78 in Regional Universities Midwest.

  • 15 in Top Performers on Social Mobility.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

21%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Central Methodist University is very selective and are very strict in choosing their students. The institution certain follows rules to take students in. A candidate should also make sure they fulfill the following conditions.

  • Complete Online Application with all the necessary details and information.

  • Submission of all the official Transcripts.

  • Two letters of recommendation should be submitted.

  • Additional Information should be submitted.

The applicants applying for the Central Methodist University must have the SAT range of 950-1130 and ACT range between 20-24, applicants having these scores range will have more chances of getting selected.

For any further details, you can visit the Admission page of The College Monk.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$15,975

Average Annual Cost

$5,400

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$360

The cost of studying at Central Methodist University is not that high. Paying for college is not that hard or devastating. The fee is affordable and differs depending on the program the student is opting for.

The average annual cost to attend CMU is $5,400 while the net price comes to $15,975.

In addition to this, the cost for books and supplies and other fees is $1,000 and $360 respectively. The other costs include room and board $7,940, budget for other expenses is $5,480.

The Total One Year Cost is approximately $38,840.

Students can visit the official website or The College Monk for further details about paying for tuition and expenses at CMU.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

17:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

33%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

27%

Male Professors

73%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

303 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

81 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

73 Graduates

Psychology, General

57 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

49 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

41 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

20 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

11 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

10 Graduates

Computer Science

9 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

6 Graduates

Sociology

5 Graduates

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Ps...

4 Graduates

Mathematics

4 Graduates

Education, Other

2 Graduates

Biology, General

1 Graduates

Public Administration

1 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

3,558

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

21%

Full-time

30%

Part-time

70%

Students Gender

Male

33%

US National: 44%

Female

67%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

88% White

2% Unknown

4% Black

3% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

0 Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0 American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

25%

Out Of State

75%

In State

0

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$49,479 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The institution does not provide on-campus housing facilities for students.

On Campus Housing Available

No

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

Meal Plan Available

No

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

No

Campus Emergency Phones

No

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$30,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$35,400/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$14,010

$26,875

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$145 - 279

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

67%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,465

Students Receiving Federal Grants

67%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,465

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$2,960

$48K - $75K

$1,970

The financial aids are provided by the university and several other institutions in various forms such as scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study. The financial assistance is provided to the students who are in dire need of money to pay for education. 

The students interested in financial aid must file the FAFSA form.

The Central Methodist University federal school code is 002453.

There are lots of scholarship opportunities available for the students, such as Incoming Freshman Students Scholarships, Transfer Students Scholarships, Eagle Select Scholarships Competition, and many more.

The financial aid that an applicant receives would be in the following form:

Gift Aid - $2,465

Federal Grants - $2,465

CMU Financial Aid Office

411 Central Methodist Square
Holt Hall, First Floor
Fayette, Missouri 65248

Phone -  660-248-6245

Fax - 660-248-6288
Email - finaid@centralmethodist.edu 

 

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