Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,950
1.98% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$12,435
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
5.52%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
100%
6 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
3,429
30.3% Full-Time

About

Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies is a higher education institution located in Howard County, MO. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies were Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (198 degrees awarded), General Business (82 degrees), and Elementary Education & Teaching (76 degrees).

In 2020, 738 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies. 79.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 20.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (633 degrees), 14.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (43 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies is $5,950, which is $−16,580 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies is $5,950, which is $−16,580 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,435.

In 2020, 40% of undergraduate students attending Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 32% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$5,950
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies was $5,950. The cost of tuition at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies is $−16,580 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$12,435
2020 Value
18.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,435. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies grew by 18.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,880
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies was of $6,880 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board increased by 1.18% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 60% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

40%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
32%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

40% of undergraduate students at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 6.98% with respect to 2019, when 43% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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5.52%
2018 Default Rate
61
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies was 5.52%, which represents 61 out of the 1106 total borrowers.

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Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies received 6 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 25% annual decline. Out of those 6 applicants, 6 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 100% acceptance rate.

There were 3,429 students enrolled at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies has an overall enrollment yield of 66.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

100%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
6
Accepted Out of 6

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies was 100% (6 admissions from 6 applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 100%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −25%, while admissions declined by −25%.

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SAT Scores

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Submission Percentage
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Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies has a total enrollment of 3,429 students. The full-time enrollment at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies is 1,038 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,391. This means that 30.3% of students enrolled at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies, both undergraduate and graduate, is 85.6% White, 4.11% Black or African American, 3.62% Hispanic or Latino, 2.1% Two or More Races, 1.2% Asian, 0.117% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.117% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (71%), followed by White Male (17.5%) and Black or African American Female (3.35%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (55.4%), followed by White Male (18.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (4.82%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

30.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,429 students. The full-time enrollment at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies is 1,038 and the part-time enrollment is 2,391. This means that 30.3% of students enrolled at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,935
  2. Black or African American
    141
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    124

The enrolled student population at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies is 85.6% White, 4.11% Black or African American, 3.62% Hispanic or Latino, 2.1% Two or More Races, 1.2% Asian, 0.117% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.117% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 99 students (2.89%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 436 more women than men received degrees from Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies is white (633 degrees awarded). There were 14.7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (43 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies is Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (198 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (82 degrees) and Elementary Education & Teaching (76 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (189 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (33 degrees), and Math & Statistics (18 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,865,431 people), Registered nurses (1,385,752 people), Secondary school teachers (425,052 people), Education administrators (312,742 people), and Postsecondary teachers (244,010 people).

The most specialized majors at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies are Education (189 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (33 degrees), Math & Statistics (18 degrees), Health (239 degrees), and Psychology (43 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies are Education (189 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (33 degrees), Math & Statistics (18 degrees), Health (239 degrees), and Psychology (43 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies are Elementary & secondary schools (3,228,157 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,692,624 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (515,894 people), Outpatient care centers (374,423 people), and Offices of physicians (247,294 people).

The most specialized majors at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies are Education (189 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (33 degrees), Math & Statistics (18 degrees), Health (239 degrees), and Psychology (43 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

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In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies was Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing with 198 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

151
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
587
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 151 degrees were awarded to men at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies, which is 0.257 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (587).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 33 degrees were awarded to men at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies in General Business, which is 0.635 times less than the 52 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 179 degrees were awarded to women at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies in Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing, which is 9.42 times more than the 19 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    633 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    43 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    23 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies is white (633 degrees awarded). There were 14.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (43 degrees).

3.12% of degree recipients (23 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    510 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    123 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    33 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies is white female (510 degrees awarded). There were 4.15 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (123 degrees).

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