Southeast Missouri State University

Cape Girardeau, MO

Southeast Missouri State University

Cape Girardeau, MO

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Tuition & Fees

$7,800

$13,830

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
5%
24-29
28%
18-23
58%
12-17
7%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

19

students

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,883
Declined 755
Total Received 4,638
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Public

9,524

undergraduate students

1,113

graduate students

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School Facts

Southeast Missouri State University, founded in 1873, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 400-acre campus is located in Cape Girardeau, MO, the largest city between St. Louis and Memphis.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 10,637
Established in 1873
Coeducational Coeducational

400-acre campus in Cape Girardeau (population: 39,151), 120 miles from St. Louis. Served by air and bus; major airport serves St. Louis.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Cape Girardeau Regional

Southeast Missouri State University
1 University Plaza
Cape Girardeau
63701

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
31%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government
  • Student Activities Council
  • Greek Life
  • Residence Hall Association
  • International Students Association

Top Events

  • Ice Cream Pig-Out
  • Welcome Back Picnic
  • Late Night Breakfast
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
42%
Top 1/2
78%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
5%
24-29
28%
18-23
58%
12-17
7%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $30
Application deadline July 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.51

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,883
Declined 755
Total Received 4,638

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

class rank

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,606
Room & board $9,279
Additional fees $1,194
Books & supplies $631
Other fees $2,738
Total $20,448
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Archery, Bowling, Fencing, Lacrosse, Riflery, Rock climbing, Rugby, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Bowling, Field hockey, Riflery, Rock climbing, Rugby, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Weight lifting

Club Sports Men

Equestrian sports

Club Sports Women

Equestrian sports

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Teacher Education
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Child Care and Support Services Management
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Corrections
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Engineering Technology, General
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Science
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Finance, General
Foreign Language Teacher Education
General Studies
Health Communication
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Historic Preservation and Conservation
History, General
Industrial Technology/Technician
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International/Global Studies
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Organizational Communication, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Sciences, General
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Visual and Performing Arts, General
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

10,637

total students

79%

in-state

21%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

90%

9,524
students

Female
59%
5,619

Male
41%
3,905

10%

1,113
students

Female
67%
749

Male
33%
364

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

75%

7,152
students

Female
60%
4,253

Male
40%
2,899

25%

2,372
students

Female
58%
1,366

Male
42%
1,006

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 75%
Student 4 year graduation rate 30%
Student 5 year graduation rate 16%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
79%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

564

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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