Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CMU)

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CMU can be found in Fayette, MO, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. CMU has an enrollment of nearly 1,200 students.

Students can report either the SAT Exam or ACT scores to CMU. A score within the range of 930 to 1100 on the SAT exam, or 19 to 25 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CMU) average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.98 - 3.33. CMU has an acceptance rate of 93% with 28% of applicants deciding to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at centralmethodist.edu.

Overall Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CMU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020

93.2%

The overall acceptance rate for Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences was reported as 93.2% in Fall 2020 with over 1,240 applications submitted to CMU. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • CMU ACT Scores: 19 - 25
  • CMU Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 61.0%
  • 2017-2018: 95.6%
  • 2018-2019: 93.4%
  • 2019-2020: 93.2%
  • Projected CMU Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 83.3%

How Does Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CMU) Compare?

93.2%
This School
56.7%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences is sixty-four percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Stephens College56.3%
Missouri Valley College53.9%
William Woods University64.0%
Westminster College96.3%
Hannibal-LaGrange University61.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants1,24057.8%42.2%
Admitted1,15656.5%43.5%
Enrolled32151.7%48.3%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CMU) (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading465 - 555
Math465 - 545
Total Score930 - 1100
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 24
Math17 - 24
Composite Score19 - 25
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