Southeast Missouri State University

Acceptance Rate 79.30 %
2023 Tuition & Fees $15,585
Student Population 9,851
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $6,626
Graduation Rate 54 %

Academic Overview

Southeast Missouri State University Campus, Cape Girardeau, MO
Southeast Missouri State University is a public, four-years institute located in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $9,014 for Missouri residents and $15,585 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $6,957 for Missouri residents and $11,938 for out-of-state students.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 9,851 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 79.30% and the graduation rate is 54% last year.
The salary after graduation from Southeast Missouri State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $41,400. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Southeast Missouri State's tuition & fees is $9,014 for Missouri residents and $15,585 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $6,957 for in-state students and $11,938 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
Missouri ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Southeast Missouri State. The acceptance rate of Southeast Missouri State is 79.30% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 26.00%. The average graduation rate is 54% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $6,626 and 89% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 9,851 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Southeast Missouri State University is 79.30 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Southeast Missouri State University is 54 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Southeast Missouri State University is 74 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Southeast Missouri State University is 9,851
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Southeast Missouri State University is 20 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
20 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $6,626 at Southeast Missouri State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
AddressOne University Plaza, MS2025, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Online Applicationwww.semo.edu/admissions/apply.htm
Financial Aidwww.semo.edu/sfs/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www.semo.edu/sfs/
Veterans Tuitionwww.semo.edu/veterans
Disability Servicewww.semo.edu/ds

Offered Degrees

Southeast Missouri State offers 117 major programs through online and on-site education where 25 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate10
Associate's Degree20
Two but less than four years certificate20
Bachelor's Degree6911
Post Bachelor's Degree40
Master's Degree3513
Post Master's Degree21

Special Learning Opportunities

Southeast Missouri State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCAir Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:2,592)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Southeast Missouri State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges