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IPEDS ID: 445267
OPE ID: 00245300
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Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies
411 Central Methodist Square, Fayette, Missouri 65248-1198
General information:  (660) 248-3391
Website:  www.centralmethodist.edu
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:  Town: Distant
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  4,537 (4,291 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  30 to 1
Admissionswww.centralmethodist.edu/cges/index.php
Apply Onlinewww.centralmethodist.edu/academics/applications.php
Financial Aidwww.centralmethodist.edu/finaid/index.php
Net Price Calculatorwww.centralmethodist.edu/finaid/calculator/npcalc.htm
Mission Statement
  Central Methodist University prepares students to make a difference in the world by emphasizing academic and professional excellence, ethical leadership and social responsibility.
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs
Religious Affiliation
United Methodist
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2014Full timePart time
Total faculty8220
Instructional8220
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016% change 2014-2015 to 2015-2016
Tuition and fees---$5,280 -
Books and supplies---$1,000 -
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Room and board---$4,400 -
Other---$4,988 -
Off Campus with Family
Other---$4,988 -
Total Expenses2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016% change 2014-2015 to 2015-2016
Off Campus---$15,668 -
Off Campus with Family---$11,268 -
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2015-2016
Tuition$7,584
Fees$240
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
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Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2013-2014
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid11,01423%$4,093,253$4,037
Pell grants71517%$2,633,014$3,683
Federal student loans1,07225%$8,194,444$7,644
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in 2013-2014, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2014
Total enrollment4,537
Undergraduate enrollment4,291
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment443
Graduate enrollment246
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 29%
Part-time: 71%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 32%
Female: 68%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 1%
Black or African American: 5%
Hispanic/Latino: 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 86%
Two or more races: 1%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Undergraduate Student Age
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 71%
25 and over: 29%
Age unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2013.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 82%
Part-time: 18%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 25%
Enrolled in some distance education: 8%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 67%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 29%
Enrolled in some distance education: 19%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 52%
Undergraduate application fee (2015-2016): $20
  • Admissions data not available.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in the cohort year, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2014-2015
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramAssociateBachelorMaster
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General-1-
Category total-1-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting1d35d-
Banking and Financial Support Services-8d-
Business Administration and Management, General-54d-
Business/Commerce, General5d20d-
General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, Other-1d-
International Business/Trade/Commerce-0d-
Management Science-12d-
Category total6d130d-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science0d10d-
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications-0d-
Category total0d10d-
Education
Biology Teacher Education-0-
Business Teacher Education-1-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching-15d-
Education, General--50d
Elementary Education and Teaching-69d-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching-19-
Music Teacher Education-00
Special Education and Teaching, General-9d-
Category total-113d50d
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Child Care and Support Services Management0d28d-
Category total0d28d-
Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical Nurse Leader--14d
Nursing Education--7d
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse-279d-
Category total-279d21d
History
History, General-1d-
Category total-1d-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration-19d-
Category total-19d-
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General-2d-
Category total-2d-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other1d7d-
Category total1d7d-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General-0d-
Category total-0d-
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General-0-
Category total-0-
Psychology
Applied Behavior Analysis-0d-
Counseling Psychology--19
Psychology, General1d71d-
Category total1d71d19
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration-0d-
Category total-0d-
Social Sciences
Sociology-1d-
Category total-1d-
Grand total866290
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Educational Benefits, 2013-2014
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 33
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 2
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 0
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 0
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution (*)
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $3,450
  • (*) One or more average amounts of benefits/assistance are withheld to preserve the privacy of individuals.
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
2014 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201220132014
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations131
Liquor law violations012
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201220132014
Illegal weapons possession00
Drug law violations31
Liquor law violations12
  • A data entry error occurred in 2014 for 2013 information and drug abuse violations were mistakenly entered as 1 instead of 3.
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201220132014
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible00
Rape0
Fondling0
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)10
Incest0
Statutory rape0
Robbery300
Aggravated assault000
Burglary700
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201220132014
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter00
Negligent manslaughter00
Sex offenses - Forcible0
Rape0
Fondling0
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)0
Incest0
Statutory rape0
Robbery00
Aggravated assault00
Burglary00
Motor vehicle theft00
Arson00
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • As of the 2015 data collection (2014 data onwards), statistics for Sex offenses - Forcible and Sex offenses - Non-forcible are no longer collected. Rape, Fondling, Incest and Statutory rape statistics were not collected prior to the 2015 data collection.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201220112010
Default rate8.4%10.6%12.3%
Number in default596563
Number in repayment695612510
  • These default rates apply to all locations of this institution.
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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