Central Methodist University
Come thrive at CMU.
Founded in 1854, Central Methodist University is a four-year, private, liberal arts university. CMU's main campus, home to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS), is located in Fayette, Missouri, enrolling 1,100 students. More than 4,000 students attend CMU's College of Graduate and Extended Studies (CGES), which offers classes online and at sites across Missouri and the region. CMU is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and welcomes students of all faiths.
Central Methodist University is known for its high quality undergraduate and graduate educational programs, its values-centered learning experiences and longstanding church relationship, its strong liberal arts tradition, its emphasis on character and leadership development, and the success of its graduates through their further educational and professional pursuits. Characterized by academic excellence and proactive, personalized student services, programs are offered in Fayette and statewide via distance learning technologies as well as through partnerships with schools, churches, hospitals, and other institutions of higher education.
Join us at CMU, and see for yourself
Looking for more from your college experience—and from yourself? Come thrive at CMU. Empowered by a caring community, surrounded by every imaginable opportunity, you’ll discover your strengths. You’ll find your voice. You’ll achieve your very best—as a scholar, as a leader, as a difference-maker in the world.
At CMU, we’re all about innovation and proficiency—doing our very best to ensure you have the highest level of technology at your fingertips. As a CMU undergraduate student at our main campus in Fayette, Digital U provides you with your very own Apple iPad, loaded with apps and other features to advance skills and expertise.
The Digital U Advantage
• instant connection to fellow students, clubs, athletics, fine arts, and campus activities
• faster, smarter, and more collaborative learning
• option of printed textbooks or e-textbooks, where available
• full access to your education through convenient resources
• cutting-edge, real-world experience with the technology top employers use today