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Central Methodist University Admissions

If you want to apply to Central Methodist University, the regular decision application deadline is August 15 and the fee for the application costs $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

Students who apply for Fall should hear back from Central Methodist University by February 1.

Applying Early to Central Methodist University?

Central Methodist University does not offer early decision or early action..

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How To Get Into Central Methodist University

Getting into Central Methodist University is moderately difficult. Central Methodist University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Central Methodist University **accepted 94% of students, around 1,397 of the 1,486 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Central Methodist University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

What Does Central Methodist University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Central Methodist University

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Not Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Important
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Not Considered
First Generation Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Volunteer Work Not Considered

Central Methodist University 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Central Methodist University must submit the following items. Double check with Central Methodist University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale) 2.5
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Central Methodist University?

Students admitted to Central Methodist University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.

Out of all students that were admitted, 70% submitted a class rank. At Central Methodist University 14% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 39% were in the top 25% and 75% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Central Methodist University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 70%

Central Methodist University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Transferring to Central Methodist University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Central Methodist University.

For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 15. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Central Methodist University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term

Central Methodist University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Central Methodist University?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Central Methodist University.

Does Central Methodist University accept transfer credits?

Central Methodist University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Central Methodist University accepts:

Does Central Methodist University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Central Methodist University does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits

Do I have to submit test scores to Central Methodist University?

Central Methodist University. is not test optional. Test scores are will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

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Central Methodist University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

94%

How hard is it to get into Central Methodist University? Central Methodist University is a somewhat selective institution. The Central Methodist University acceptance rate is 94%. This means that the institution accepts 94 out of every 100 applicants.

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Central Methodist University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Central Methodist University is Aug 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Central Methodist University is Aug 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Central Methodist University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.46

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Central Methodist University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.46. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,145

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

94%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$26,470

Out-of-State

$26,470

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 15
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