University of Central Missouri (Central)

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Central can be found in Warrensburg, MO, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Central has an enrollment of about twelve thousand students.

Many of the students that got into Central have scored in-between 18 to 24 on the ACT exam. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Central average GPA ranges from 2.89 to 3.25 for accepted students. Central has an acceptance rate of around 81 percent with 47 percent of applicants choosing to continue on and enroll. Using acceptance rate data from previous years, we can project that the Central acceptance rate in 2015 is going to be around 80%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Central Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for University of Central Missouri was reported as 80.8% in Fall 2013 with over 4,610 applications submitted to Central. 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

  • Central ACT Scores: 18 - 24
  • Central Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Central Missouri?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into University of Central Missouri, 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 University of Central Missouri has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 61.8%
  • 2010-2011: 82.1%
  • 2011-2012: 79.9%
  • 2012-2013: 81.8%
  • 2013-2014: 80.8%
  • Projected Central Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 79.7%

How Does Central Compare?

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The acceptance rate for University of Central Missouri is forty-six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Missouri-Kansas City33.0%
Park University96.4%
Pittsburg State University79.0%
Truman State University72.2%
Missouri University of Science and Technology82.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

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

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Central (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English18 - 24
Math17 - 24
Composite Score18 - 24
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