Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$5,550

0.726% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$10,850

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

7.56%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

45.5%

11 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

3,999

29.1% Full-Time

About

Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies is a higher education institution located in Howard County, MO. In 2016, 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 (291 degrees awarded), General Business (80 degrees), and General Psychology (56 degrees).

In 2017, 777 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies. 78.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 21.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (659 degrees), 11.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (59 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies is $5,550, which is $-15,183 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies is $5,550, which is $-15,183 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,850.

In 2017, 22% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 25% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,550

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies was $5,550. The cost of tuition at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies is $-15,183 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$10,850

2017 Value

3.33%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,850. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies grew by 3.33%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,480

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies was of $6,480 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 47.3% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

22%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

25%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

22% of undergraduate students at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 18.5% with respect to 2016, when 27% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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7.56%

2016 Default Rate

87

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies was 7.56%, which represents 87 out of the 1151 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies received 11 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 35.3% annual decline. Out of those 11 applicants, 5 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 45.5% acceptance rate.

There were 3,999 students enrolled at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies in 2017, 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 60%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

45.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

5

Accepted Out of 11

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies was 45.5% (5 admissions from 11 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 23.5%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -35.3%, while admissions grew 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 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies has a total enrollment of 3,999 students. The full-time enrollment at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies is 1,165 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,834. This means that 29.1% 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 86% White, 3.88% Black or African American, 2.33% Hispanic or Latino, 1.58% Two or More Races, 0.85% Asian, 0.4% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.05% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (67.1%), followed by White Male (19.1%) and Black or African American Female (3.87%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (55%), followed by White Male (20%) and Black or African American Male (10%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

29.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,999 students. The full-time enrollment at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies is 1,165 and the part-time enrollment is 2,834. This means that 29.1% of students enrolled at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A 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 N/A%. 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 approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,440

  2. Black or African American

    155

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    93

The enrolled student population at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies is 86% White, 3.88% Black or African American, 2.33% Hispanic or Latino, 1.58% Two or More Races, 0.85% Asian, 0.4% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.05% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 188 students (4.7%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 449 more women than men received degrees from Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies. The majority of degree recipients at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies are white (659 degrees awarded). There were 11.2 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (59 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 (291 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (80 degrees) and General Psychology (56 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 Human Sciences (49 degrees awarded), Psychology (78 degrees), and Education (134 degrees).

Workforce

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 (2,204,586 people), Registered nurses (1,464,945 people), Accountants & auditors (1,147,752 people), Other managers (764,197 people), and Financial managers (453,955 people).

The most specialized majors at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies are Human Sciences (49 degrees awarded), Psychology (78 degrees), Education (134 degrees), Health (332 degrees), and Business (122 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, Public relations specialists, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Podiatrists, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies are Human Sciences (49 degrees awarded), Psychology (78 degrees), Education (134 degrees), Health (332 degrees), and Business (122 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 (3,569,172 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,942,571 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (740,892 people), Banking & related activities (538,129 people), and Insurance carriers (498,073 people).

The most specialized majors at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies are Human Sciences (49 degrees awarded), Psychology (78 degrees), Education (134 degrees), Health (332 degrees), and Business (122 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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In 2017, 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 291 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 164

  2. 613

In 2017, 164 degrees were awarded to men at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies, which is 0.268 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (613).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 36 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 0.141 times less than the 255 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 255 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 7.08 times more than the 36 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

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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 (68.1%).

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.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    659 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    59 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    29 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies is white (659 degrees awarded). There were 11.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (59 degrees).

3.73% of degree recipients (29 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    525 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    134 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    49 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies is white female (525 degrees awarded). There were 3.92 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (134 degrees).

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