Central Methodist University

Fayette, MO

Central Methodist University

Fayette, MO

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$25,770

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
10%
500-599
43%
400-499
41%
300-399
4%
600-699
7%
500-599
46%
400-499
44%
300-399
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
25%
18-23
56%
12-17
12%
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undergraduateRatios

49%

male

51%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

94%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,397
Declined 89
Total Received 1,486
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Private

1,145

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Central Methodist University, founded in 1855, is a church-affiliated college of liberal arts and vocational education. Its 100-acre campus is located in Fayette, MO, midway between St. Louis and Kansas City.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,145
Established in 1854
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Methodist

100-acre campus in Fayette (population: 2,710), 25 miles from Columbia; branch campuses in Parks Hills and Union. Air serves Columbia; major airports serve Kansas City and St. Louis (both 125 miles); bus serves Booneville (15 miles); train serves Jefferson City (50 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Columbia Regional

Central Methodist University
411 Central Methodist Square
Fayette, MO
65248

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
68%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Enactus
  • Alpha Phi Omega
  • Beta Beta Beta
  • Campus Ministries

Top Events

  • Family Day
  • Homecoming
  • Service Day
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
39%
Top 1/2
75%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
10%
500-599
43%
400-499
41%
300-399
4%
600-699
7%
500-599
46%
400-499
44%
300-399
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
25%
18-23
56%
12-17
12%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.46

Not Selective

94%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,397
Declined 89
Total Received 1,486

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

class rank
rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
talent/ability

Not Considered

character/personal qualities
application essay
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,982

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $25,000
Room & board $8,400
Additional fees $770
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $4,238
Total $39,408
Average Financial Aid - $4,982
Total with Avg. Aid $34,426
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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Soccer
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and field, Volleyball, Water polo

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Football, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and field, Volleyball, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Applied Mathematics, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
History, General
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Management Science
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Fitness Technician
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Science Teacher Education
Sociology
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

1,145

total students

69%

in-state

31%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,145
students

Female
51%
586

Male
49%
559

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

1,114
students

Female
52%
570

Male
48%
544

3%

31
students

Female
52%
16

Male
48%
15

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 68%
Student 4 year graduation rate 40%
Student 5 year graduation rate 5%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
67%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

103

Transfer students enrolled

9%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Other
  • Tutors
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