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Central Methodist, founded in 1855, is a church-affiliated college of liberal arts and vocational education. Its 52-acre campus, designated a National Historic District, is located in the small town of Fayette, midway between St. Louis and Kansas City.

Website: www.centralmethodist.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,060
Undergraduate
Students
(52.7%) 559 Women
(47.3%) 501 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
63% of 1,357 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.50
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
23 average
20-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$38,900
Tuition and Fees
$24,420
Room and Board
$7,940
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Freshman Award
$21,033
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$30,798
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
69
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 23% of classes
10-19 students: 42% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Fayette Population
2,709
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
60% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Eagle
Sororities
27% of women participate
Fraternities
20% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.3% Asian
8.7% Black/African-American
4.1% Hispanic/Latino
4.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
79.7% White
2.2% Unknown
International Students
6.3% from 29 countries
First-Year Students Returning
67.6%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
43.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
19.0%
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