To receive admission to Central Methodist University, applicants are expected to have completed a college preparatory program with at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale or 2250 GED score and have a 21 or above on the ACT or 1500 or above on the SAT examination. Applicants are advised to complete a college preparatory program which would include:
4 years of English
3 years of Math
3 years of Science
3 years of Social Studies
1 year of a foreign language
CMU follows the State Scholars Initiative.
Students falling below the minimum standards may be admitted on a provisional basis, and will be considered individually. This consideration will be conducted by the Director of Admission and the Academic Standards and Admission Committee. Students admitted under provisional admission must comply with all conditions and requirements specified in writing by Central Methodist University.
Homeschooled students must submit a valid homeschool transcript, have a 2.5 grade point average and a 21 ACT or above or a 1500 or above on the SAT.