- Listing Type: Colleges & Universities
- Top Majors: Art and Design, Biological Sciences, Business and Entrepreneurship, Communications, Education, Philosophy and Religion, Liberal Arts, STEM
- Degrees Awarded: 4 Year
- Type: Private
- Testing Requirements: Required
- Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships
- Country: United States
- In State Tuition: $25,690
- Out of State Tuition: $25,690
- Delivery: Day
- Affiliation: Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC
- Religious Affiliation: None
- CEEB: 6089
- IPED: 176947
Central Methodist University prepares students to make a difference in the world by emphasizing academic and professional excellence, ethical leadership, and social responsibility.
Founded in 1854, Central Methodist University is a four-year private university, fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities. Central offers educational opportunities ranging from high-school dual credit to graduate degrees and has a total enrollment of more than 5,200 students statewide. CMU's main campus (known as the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences-CLAS) is located in Fayette, Missouri.