Central Methodist University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission. CMU was fully accredited with no sanctions as a result of the last review in the Academic Year 2007-08.  The next accreditation visit by the HLC will take place in 2017-18.   

CMU programs are accredited by the following:

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) 
One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530, Washington, D.C. 20036

Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
2201 Double Creek Drive, Suite 5006, Round Rock, Texas 78664

The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Ill. 60604-1413
Phone: 800-621-7440 / 312-263-0456, Fax: 312-263-7462, 

Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education
Missouri Department of Higher Education
3515 Amazonas Drive, Jefferson City, Mo. 65109-5717

Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)
PO Box 480, Jefferson City, Mo. 65102

National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, Va. 20190-5248

University Senate of the United Methodist Church
Division of Higher Education
General Board of Higher Education and Ministry
PO Box 340007, Nashville, Tenn. 37203-0007


CMU has affiliations with the following organizations:

American Association of Higher Education and Accreditation (AAHEA)
2020 Pennsylvania Ave NW #975, Washington, D.C. 20006
202-293-6440 or 1-888-276-1299

American Council on Education (ACE)
One Dupont Circle NW, Washington, D.C. 20036-1193

Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB)
1133 20th St. N.W. Suite 300, Washington, D.C. 20036
202-296-8400 or Toll-Free: 800-356-6317

Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 320, Washington, D.C. 20036

Independent Colleges and Universities of Missouri
PO Box 1865, Jefferson City, Mo. 65102-1865

Missouri Colleges Fund
3401 West Truman Boulevard, Suite 202, Jefferson City, Mo. 65109

Missouri State Board of Nursing
3605 Missouri Boulevard, PO Box 656, Jefferson City, Mo. 65102-0656