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  • Students

    Find out more about the characteristics of students who attend SE.

  • Admissions

    See how many students applied, accepted, and enrolled at SE. Learn more about students’ high school preparation and test scores.

  • College Costs & Financial Aid

    Learn about costs to attend SE and how much financial aid is typically awarded.

  • Net Price Calculator

    Estimate your cost to attend SE in a few simple steps.

  • Classes and Campus Life

    Learn more about professors, where students live, and campus safety at SE.

  • Student Experiences

    Discover ways to be actively involved in your education at SE – inside and outside the classroom.

  • Majors, Graduation and Next Steps

    See which majors are most popular at SE and what recent graduates plan to do after earning their bachelor's degree.

  • Student Success & Progress

    Discover how many students who start at SE finish their bachelor's degree and how long it takes.

  • Student Learning Outcomes

    Figure out what learning gains to expect in critical thinking, writing, and other important subjects at SE.

Southeast Missouri State University

Southeast Missouri State University is a comprehensive, regional state university with seven colleges and offering aver 200 areas of study with numerous academic accreditations. Southeast is the only university in Missouri to have a separate campus dedicated to art, dance, music and theatre.

With nearly 12,000 students and over 1,200 faculty and staff, Southeast is an ideal size to take advantage of critical learning and extracurricular opportunities. Freshman class sizes average 25-35 students, with an overall student-faculty ratio of 21 to 1. Over 95 percent of our courses are taught by faculty, not teaching assistants. Southeast is a leader when it comes to preparing you for a career, offering Baccalaureate, Master’s and Specialist degrees and participating in cooperative doctoral programs with the University of Missouri. At Southeast, all students have two advisors: academic and career. Internships and experiential learning are strongly emphasized with more than 96 percent of all majors having an internship, clinical or experiential experience built into the curriculum.

Why Southeast? Future Students Areas of Study
River Campus Student Life Honors Program
Study Abroad Career Linkages Athletics

Living in the Southeast Community

Overlooking Mark Twain’s mighty Mississippi River, Southeast Missouri State University is the kind of place that comes to mind when you think of college. Students come from all over the United States and from more than 40 countries around the world.

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Southeast Missouri State University is a great place to live and learn. Cape Girardeau, a historic city overlooking the Mississippi River, is the hub of a thriving county with a population of approximately 75,000.  Serving a region of more than 300,000 people, it is the largest center for retail, medical, manufacturing, communications, and cultural activities between St. Louis and Memphis.

Southeast’s residence halls come in many different styles including community-style, suite-style and small group living. Two recreational centers and an aquatic center are available to students along with more than 150 social, recreational and special interest student organizations.