1,060
Students
Financial aid thermometer
20,911
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
62
62%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Central Methodist University is a Comprehensive institution located in Fayette, MO, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 411 Central Methodist Square
Fayette, MO  65248-1198
United States

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,357
Applied
850
Accepted
1,060
Enrolled
63%
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Female Admissions

623
Females Applied
406
Females Accepted
65%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

734
Males Applied
444
Males Accepted
60%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.5
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Required for some programs 2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 23 20 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

23,650
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Fees

770
Full-time student fees
7,940
Room & board
3,890
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees
Alumni

Financial Aid

20,911
Avg. Financial Aid Package
20,642
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
19,621
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,246
Avg. Loan Aid
11,700
Avg. Grant Aid
5,303
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
75%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
21%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,060
Total undergrad students
6%
International Students
15%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.87%
Black or African American 8.11%
White or Caucasian 74.62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.47%
Asian 0.28%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 4.15%
Other 2.08%

Gender

Male (47.26%)
Female (52.74%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 60%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Family Day, Homecoming and Service Day

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Enactus, Alpha Phi Omega, Beta Beta Beta and Campus Ministries

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
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Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
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Racquetball Checkmark No No
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Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
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Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
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Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
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Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

118
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 69
Part-time - 49
Male - 55
Female - 63