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Central Methodist University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$31,560 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$22,280 tuition
$7,550 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$730 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$31,560 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$22,280 tuition
$7,550 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$730 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$10,845 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
100% of students receive aid
47% get federal aid ($4,537 avg)
56% get state aid ($1,443 avg)
100% get institn'l aid ($10,845 avg)
83% get loans ($6,726 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 2.58% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.58% 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 $13,790 100%
Federal Grant Aid $4,537 47%
Pell Grants $4,198 47%
Other Federal Grants $637 25%
Institution Grant Aid $10,845 100%
State Grant Aid $1,443 56%
Student Loans $6,726 83%
Federal Loans $5,741 83%
Other Loans $7,526 11%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$2,500 Y Y N
$2,500 Y Y N
$5,000 - $12,000 R
$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 $210
Out of State $210


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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