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Can You Afford Central Methodist University - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences?

Concerned about paying for college? Take a look at CMU CLAS’s financial aid options, including grants, scholarships, and student loans, then calculate the net price based on your income level to determine if you can afford to attend this school.

2020 - 2021 Costs Between $22,254 and $41,822

Feeling a little stressed about paying $41,822 to attend Central Methodist University - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences each year? This number can be deceiving, and for many, the net price you pay will be less.

While there is no tuition reduction for Missouri students, 100.0% of freshmen receive some form of financial aid, with the average amount totaling $17,282. Students from low-income families receive an average of $19,568 in aid during their first year.

Cost (no aid)

Tuition and fees$25,780
+ Room and board$8,400
+ Other expenses$7,642
Total cost$41,822
Affordability Score (28 out of 100)
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Net Price (with average aid)

Total cost$41,822
- Grants and scholarships$17,282
Net price$24,540
Affordability Score (45 out of 100)
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Average Net Price for Low Income Undergraduates

Total cost$41,822
- Grants and scholarships$19,568
Net price$22,254
Affordability Score (41 out of 100)
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Learn more about tuition and fees, room, board and other expenses, and financial aid options at CMU CLAS.

Projected Costs Between $102,666 and $257,044 For a Four Year Degree. Between $49,257 and $124,624 For a Two Year Degree.

Looking at the total projected cost of a college education over the course of two / four (or more) years can feel a little overwhelming. However, doing so will help better prepare you for the financial commitment you are making.

The overall cost for on-campus students to attend CMU CLAS in 2020 - 2021 was $41,822. To calculate future costs, we looked at the prior five years of data and determined that this cost increased an average of 3.1% each year. If this trend continues, we expect the full cost for incoming freshmen to be $44,438 during their first year. By their senior year, that cost will be approximately $48,672 for a bachelor degree candidate ($45,807 for an associate degree candidate) for a total of $186,134 over the course of four years ($90,245 over the course of two years). These numbers do not take into consideration financial aid, which reduces this overall cost by varying amounts per student.

Remember, the full costs quoted above are not what most students will pay, and the net price varies quite a bit based on individual circumstances.

Average Net Price at Central Methodist University - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Cost With Interest

The tables below outlines how the overall degree net cost can vary depending on your situation. This table also highlights the impact student loans can have on the overall cost of college.

Projected 2-Year Net CostsLow Income w/ Aidw/ Average AidNo Aid
Annual growth rate*1.7%3.1%
Freshman year$24,130$25,396$44,438
Senior year$25,127$25,836$45,807
Total 2-year net price$49,257$51,232$90,245
10-year loan interest @ 6.8%$18,765$19,518$34,380
Total monthly payment$567$590$1,039
Total amount paid$68,022$70,750$124,624
Projected 4-Year Net CostsLow Income w/ Aidw/ Average AidNo Aid
Annual growth rate*1.7%3.1%
Freshman year$24,130$25,396$44,438
Senior year$27,245$26,737$48,672
Total 4-year net price$102,666$104,252$186,134
10-year loan interest @ 6.8%$39,112$39,716$70,910
Total monthly payment$1,181$1,200$2,142
Total amount paid$141,778$143,969$257,044

Visit net price and financial aid to learn more about the total cost of attending Central Methodist University - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

Further Questions to Consider

  • Do you know your deadlines?

    Meeting application deadlines for both the college and the FAFSA is crucial to getting financial aid.

  • When can you expect to begin receiving bills from the college?
  • Is there an option to make payments in monthly installments?

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