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CMU - CLAS Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

95.6%
Admission Difficulty for Central Methodist University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Can I get into CMU - CLAS? The school has a 96% acceptance rate. Last year, 850 out of 889 applicants were admitted making Central Methodist University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 44 percent. Central Methodist University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 33% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

96% are accepted,
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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1110-1180
Applicants Submitting SAT
8%
SAT Scores for Central Methodist University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 590
SAT Composite 25th 1110
SAT Scores for Central Methodist University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1180
Estimated Average SAT 1150
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Central Methodist University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences?

Central Methodist University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences typically requires applicants to be in the top 39 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1110 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1070. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1150 out of 1600. 8 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Central Methodist University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1180 and Above Good >98%
1145 to 1180 Avg + 96%-98%
1110 to 1145 Avg - 93%-96%
1075 to 1110 Reach 89%-93%
Less than 1075 Low <89%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
20-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
94%
ACT Scores for Central Methodist University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Central Methodist University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
Estimated Average ACT 22
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into CMU - CLAS?

Admission data indicates that CMU - CLAS regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 94 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Central Methodist University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Central Methodist University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >98%
22 to 25 Avg + 96%-98%
20 to 22 Avg - 94%-96%
18 to 20 Reach 91%-94%
Less than 18 Low <91%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.42
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Central Methodist University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Central Methodist University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences was 3.42 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.42 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as CMU - CLAS accepts 96% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Central Methodist University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 27% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 22% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 15% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 15% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 3% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

78% of Central Methodist University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Central Methodist University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 13%
Top 25% of class 37%
Top 50% of class 78%
Bottom 50% of class 22%
Bottom 25% of class 4%

Admission Statistics

Central Methodist University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 417 472 889
Accepted 406 444 850
Acceptance Rate 97% 94% 96%
Enrolled 149 130 279
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 37% 29% 33%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 20, 2019
Days left to Apply
115

Applicants have 115 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 20, 2019.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to CMU - CLAS before the Aug 20 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
May 4 May 17
Jun 1 Jul 10
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 8 Jun 18
Jul 13 Jul 23

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Central Methodist University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Central Methodist University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Central Methodist University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=176947 IPEDS survey data for Central Methodist University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.