Recently Asked Questions

When can I visit campus?
Campus visits are scheduled through the Office of Admission, 660-248-6626. Campus visits can also be scheduled online; visits are best scheduled at 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

What are your admission standards?
A 21 ACT and 2.5 GPA with a sliding scale. A 20 ACT and 2.65 GPA, 19 ACT and 2.8, 18 ACT and 2.9 GPA. Any ACT score below an 18 must go to the Academic Standards and Admission Committee.

Do you accept dual credit classes?
Dual credit classes are accepted as either a required or an elective course as long as they are not a developmental class.

Is campus safe?
CMU is committed to protecting each student on campus. Our Annual Security Report, Crime Statistics, and Policy Disclosure outlines our security policies and procedures. Prospective students are more than welcome to contact the Office of Student Development with any additional questions.

How do I schedule a music audition?
Contact Paige Runge, 660-248-6998, the Performing Arts Admissions Representative, to schedule a campus visit and audition. Check out the audition requirements on the fine arts website for more information.

I've been accepted to CMU, now what?
Visit the New Student Checklist to get started!


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