Southeast Missouri State University

Cape Girardeau, MO

Southeast Missouri State University

Cape Girardeau, MO

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Tuition & Fees

$8,033

$14,205

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

19

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,546
Declined 325
Total Received 4,871
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Public

10,390

undergraduate students

1,422

graduate students

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Location

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 11,812
Established in 1873
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

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 Setting: Small-medium city

Southeast Missouri State University
1 University Plaza
Cape Girardeau, MO
63701

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
31%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
71%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
42%
Top 1/2
78%
Bottom 1/2
22%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) December 1
Application deadline (final deadline) July 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Recommended

Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,546
Declined 325
Total Received 4,871

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Admission test scores
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

87%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,205

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,779
Room & board $9,511
Additional fees $1,254
Books & supplies $637
Total $18,181
Average Financial Aid - $6,205
Total with Avg. Aid $11,976

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $14,727,668
State $4,296,168
Institutional $9,884,153
Other external $1,159,733
Total $30,067,722

Non-need-based

Federal $420,838
State $1,472,912
Institutional $7,945,852
Other external $636,373
Total $10,475,975
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 573 651-2253
sfs@semo.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

archery, baseball, equestrian sports, fishing, lacrosse, rock climbing, rugby, running, tennis, volleyball, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

archery, equestrian sports, fishing, rock climbing, rugby, running, tennis, volleyball, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, dodgeball, flag football, floor hockey, pickleball, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, Wiffle ball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Ohio Valley Conference (Division I, Football I-FCS), Midwest Independent Conference (women's gymnastics)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician.
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations.
Agricultural Teacher Education.
Animal Sciences, General.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Behavior Analysis.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Biological and Physical Sciences.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Child Care and Support Services Management.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Computer/Computer Systems Technology/Technician.
Corrections.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship.
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics.
Engineering/Industrial Management.
English Language and Literature, General.
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental Science.
Facilities Planning and Management.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General.
Finance, General.
Foreign Language Teacher Education.
French Language and Literature.
General Studies.
German Language and Literature.
Health Communication.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
Historic Preservation and Conservation, General.
History, General.
Horticultural Science.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other.
Industrial Technology/Technician.
Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International/Globalization Studies.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Management Science.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Nutrition Sciences.
Office Management and Supervision.
Organizational Communication, General.
Organizational Leadership.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Plant Sciences, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other.
Public Administration.
Public/Applied History.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies, Other.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Secondary School Administration/Principalship.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Speech Teacher Education.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, Other.
Systems Engineering.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education.
Visual and Performing Arts, General.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. General Studies
  2. Business Administration
  3. Nursing

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

11,812

total students

77%

in-state

23%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

88%

10,390
students

Female
59%
6,131

Male
41%
4,259

12%

1,422
students

Female
68%
967

Male
32%
455

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

73%

7,600
students

Female
59%
4,504

Male
41%
3,096

27%

2,790
students

Female
58%
1,627

Male
42%
1,163

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
80%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 67
Countries most often represented China
India
Japan
Nepal
Saudi Arabia
Sri Lanka
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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