Higher Education Act: Consumer Information

Central Methodist University provides the following links to help students and parents make informed decisions about attending CMU in Fayette or at our numerous regional sites.

  1. General Institutional Information
    1. CMU Factbook
    2. Privacy of Student Records
    3. FERPA
    4. Facilities and Services for Students with Disabilities
    5. Student Diversity
      1. CLAS
      2. CGES
    6. Net-Price Calculator
    7. Refund Policy and Requirements for Withdrawal
      1. CLAS
      2. CGES
    8. Return of Federal Financial Aid
    9. Textbook Information
    10. Education Program: Consult the latest CMU catalogs: CLAS and CGES
      1. Title 2 Report - Teacher Preparation
    11. Instructional Facilities: Consult the latest catalogs: CLAS and CGES
    12. Faculty
      1. Faculty to Student Ratio - 1:17
      2. Faculty Credentials
    13. Transfer of Credit Policies
      1. MO Dept. of Higher Education Transfer Policy
    14. Articulation Agreements
    15. Accreditation, Approval, and Licensure of Institution Programs
      1. Accreditation of Music Program
      2. Accreditation of Nursing and Allied Health Program
        1. 2015 NCLEX Pass Rate: 85.11%; 3 year average: 83.97%
      3. Accreditation of Athletic Training Program
        1. 2014 Board Certification Pass rate: 100%; 3 year average: 65%
      4. Teacher Preparation Reportpdf
      5. Dual Credit Program
      6. Higher Learning Commission Accreditation visit - Fall 2017/18
    16. Constitution Day: CMU celebrates Constitution Day each year. This day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787, "recognizing all who, are born in the U.S. or by naturalization, have become citizens." Educational institutions receiving Federal funds are required by law to hold an educational program on the United States Constitution for Constitution Day.
    17. Acceptable Use Policy
  2. Student Financial Aid
    1. Notice of Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid Information
    2. Contact Information and Assistance in Obtaining Institutional or Financial Aid Information.
    3. Assistance Available from Federal, State, Local, and Institutional Programs
      1. Institutional
      2. Grants
      3. Loans
      4. Work Study
    4. Federal Student Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations
    5. Student Loan Information
      1. Initial Loan Counseling for Student Borrowers
      2. Exit counseling for Student Borrowers
      3. Institutional Code of Conduct for Education Loans
      4. Historical Lender List
      5. Preferred Lender Arrangements: not applicable
      6. Institutional Default Rates
        1. 2012 Official 2-yr cohort default rate is 8.4%.
          2013 Official 2-yr cohort default rate is 7.4%
  3. Health and Safety
    1. Statement of Nondiscrimination
    2. Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program:
      1. Drug Free Workplace Policy
    3. Vaccination Policies: Consult the latest CMU catalogs: CLAS and CGES
    4. Campus Security
      1. Background Checks
      2. Fire Safety Policies
      3. Fire Statistics and Fire Log
      1. Clery Report Information for all campuses
  4. Student Outcomes
    1. Retention Rates
      1. 62% average over last three years: 64.95% (2014-15); 63.92% (2013-14) 57.3% (2012-13); 71.5% (2011-12).
    2. Graduation Rates
      1. 41.9% < 4 years (2009 Cohort), 48.3% <5 years (2008 Cohort), 40.0% <6 years (2007 Cohort).
      2. Graduation rate by aid
      3. Graduation rate by ethnicity
      4. Graduation rate by gender
    3. Career Outcomes Rate
      1. 70% of May 2015 graduates are employed and 15% are pursuing an advanced degree. This number is based on student reporting through the First Destination Survey. Knowledge rate of the class of 2015 is 94%.
      2. Employment and Graduate School data, 2015
  5. Athletics
    1. Equity in Athletics
    2. Student Athlete Graduation Report
  6. Voter Registration
  7. IPEDS and Assessment Data
    1. 2015 CLAS Feedback Report, 2015 CGES Feedback Report
    2. 2014-15 CMU WEAVE Comprehensive Assessment Report
 
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