Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,480
3.85% growth from 2021
2019 Default Rate
0.923%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
100%
21 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
3,145
31.2% Full-Time

About

Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies is a higher education institution located in Howard County, MO. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies were Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (159 degrees awarded), Elementary Education & Teaching (86 degrees), and General Business (58 degrees).

In 2022, 674 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies. 80.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 19.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (576 degrees), 15.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (37 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies is $6,480, which is $−17,516 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies is $6,480, which is $−17,516 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

In 2022, 40% of undergraduate students attending Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 26% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$6,480
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies was $6,480. The cost of tuition at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies is $−17,516 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

100%
1 Year Growth

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Other Student Expenses

$7,792
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 $7,792 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 9.62% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

40%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
26%
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 2022. This represents a growth of 8.11% with respect to 2021, when 37% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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0.923%
2019 Default Rate
10
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies was 0.923%, which represents 10 out of the 1083 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies received 21 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 40% annual growth. Out of those 21 applicants, 21 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 100% acceptance rate.

There were 3,145 students enrolled at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies in 2022.

Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies has an overall enrollment yield of 33.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

100%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
21
Accepted Out of 21

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies was 100% (21 admissions from 21 applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 100%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 40%, while admissions grew by 40%..

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Enrollment

Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies had a total enrollment of 3,145 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies is 980 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,165. This means that 31.2% 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 84.4% White, 4.2% Black or African American, 3.59% Hispanic or Latino, 1.97% Two or More Races, 1.18% Asian, 0.318% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0636% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (70.8%), followed by White Male (15.2%) and Black or African American Female (3.36%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (63.2%), followed by White Male (17.2%) and Black or African American Male (8.05%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

31.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,145 students. The full-time enrollment at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies is 980 and the part-time enrollment is 2,165. This means that 31.2% of students enrolled at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

33%
2022 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 33%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), 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 (2022)
  1. White
    2,653 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    132 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    113 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies is 84.4% White, 4.2% Black or African American, 3.59% Hispanic or Latino, 1.97% Two or More Races, 1.18% Asian, 0.318% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0636% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. 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 51.2% White, 17.3% 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, 128 students (4.07%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 414 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 (576 degrees awarded). There were 15.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (37 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 (159 degrees awarded), followed by Elementary Education & Teaching (86 degrees) and General Business (58 degrees).

In 2022,  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 (209 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (17 degrees), and Math & Statistics (13 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 (1,720,164 people), Registered nurses (1,493,802 people), Secondary school teachers (517,498 people), Education administrators (323,515 people), and Other managers (257,814 people).

The most specialized majors at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies in 2022 are Education (209 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (17 degrees), Math & Statistics (13 degrees), Psychology (47 degrees), and Health (223 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Legal support workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies are Education (209 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (17 degrees), Math & Statistics (13 degrees), Psychology (47 degrees), and Health (223 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (3,285,607 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,768,989 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (547,957 people), Outpatient care centers (435,911 people), and Offices of physicians (273,941 people).

The most specialized majors at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies are Education (209 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (17 degrees), Math & Statistics (13 degrees), Psychology (47 degrees), and Health (223 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

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In 2022, 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 159 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

130
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
544
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 130 degrees were awarded to men at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies, which is 0.239 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (544).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 24 degrees were awarded to men at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies in General Business, which is 0.667 times less than the 36 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 140 degrees were awarded to men at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies in Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing, which is 7.37 times more than the 19 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    576 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    37 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies is white (576 degrees awarded). There were 15.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (37 degrees).

1.93% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    467 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    109 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    31 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies is white female (467 degrees awarded). There were 4.28 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (109 degrees).

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Operations

Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies employs 10 Associate professors, 6 Assistant professors and 2 Professors. Most academics at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies are Female Associate professor (9), Male Assistant professor (3), and Female Assistant professor (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 13 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 10 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 7 employees.

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
10 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
13 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies were Associate professor with 10 employees, Assistant professor with 6 employees, and Professor with 2 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 13 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 10 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 7 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies was Female Associate professor with 9 employees, Male Assistant professor with 3 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 3 employees.

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