Central Methodist University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Fayette, MO

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Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$5,950

Avg tuition

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About Central Methodist University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, United Methodist  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Central Methodist University is a small private university located on a rural campus in Fayette, Missouri. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,429, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 100%. The university offers 32 bachelor's degrees and has a student-faculty ratio of 16:1. Tuition and fees for students are $5,950.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

100% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Recommended

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Not required or recommended

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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3k

Students Enrolled

59%

Online Student Enrollment

16:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Demographics

White

86%

Black

4%

Hispanic

4%

Unknown

3%

Two or more races

2%

Asian

1%

Non-U.S. Citizen

0%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

72%

Socio-economic diversity

100% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

32

Total Online Enrollment

2,023

Student Location Breakout

59% 41%

Percent of Programs Online

16% On-campus

84% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate 100% online

Bachelor's 88% online

Graduate Certificate Not offered

Master's 50% online

Doctorate Not offered

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $5,950 $5,950
Graduate $6,075 $6,075

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time, degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,600
On-campus room and board Currently unavailable
On-campus other expenses Currently unavailable
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $7,108
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $6,642
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $6,642

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $7,550 $7,550
Off-campus without family $21,300 $21,300
Off-campus with family $14,192 $14,192

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

100%

State Grant Aid

50%

Institution Grant Aid

Information not available

Pell Grant

100%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,695
State Grant Aid $2,140
Institution Grant Aid Information not available
Pell Grant Aid $4,048

Financial Outlook

$35k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$19k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPEDS data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.