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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$28,400 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$19,990 tuition
$6,680 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
$730 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$28,400 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$19,990 tuition
$6,680 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
$730 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$10,543 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
100% of students receive aid
45% get federal aid ($4,445 avg)
57% get state aid ($1,986 avg)
100% get institn'l aid ($10,543 avg)
59% get loans ($5,950 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.53% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.53% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $13,678 100%
Federal Grant Aid $4,445 45%
Pell Grants $4,086 45%
Other Federal Grants $538 30%
Institution Grant Aid $10,543 100%
State Grant Aid $1,986 57%
Student Loans $5,950 59%
Federal Loans $5,348 59%
Other Loans $8,382 4%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$5,000 - $12,000 R
award details
$5,000 - $8,000 R
$5,000 - $12,000
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Central Methodist University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
411 Central Methodist Square
Fayette, MO 65248-1198
(660) 248-3391
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $190
Out of State $190


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Victoria from Grandview, MO
  • Mar-10-2014 I am a current student here

    Central Methodist University is literally my home away from home! Everyone just about knows of everyone, and its always a friendly atmosphere!

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  • 5
  • Samantha from Boonville, MO
  • Dec-04-2013 I am a current student here

    This is a top ranked school that coast less than a big 12 school, what is great though is you get a big 12 education from knowledgeable staff and friendly students.

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  • 4
  • Elaine from Old Hickory, TN
  • Oct-29-2013 I am a current student here

    As someone whose done the college thing before- I know that CMU provides the education I need at a reasonable price- no complaints!

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  • 3
  • Ashley from St. Louis, MO
  • May-14-2013 I am a current student here

    It's a great school. But you really have to be patient with the Business office and Financial Aid office. They don't communicate well. If it wasn't for the friends, faculty, staff, and courses; I would transfer.

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