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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
1,145
Undergraduate
Students
(51.2%) 586 Women
(48.8%) 559 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
94% of 1,486 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.46
SAT Math
505 average
465-545 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
510 average
465-555 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
19-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$41,732
Tuition and Fees
$25,770
Room and Board
$8,400
Average Percent of Need Met
69%
Average Freshman Award
$21,279
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$31,118
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
77
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
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
68% 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.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.0% Asian
11.2% Black/African-American
9.9% Hispanic/Latino
3.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
71.9% White
2.0% Unknown
International Students
6.3%
First-Year Students Returning
67.9%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
39.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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