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AddressOne University Plaza, MS2025, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Phone573-651-2000
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School Typefour-years, public
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree
Southeast Missouri State University Campus, Cape Girardeau, MO
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2022 Tuition & Fees and 2023 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2022 tuition and fees of Southeast Missouri State University are $8,715 for in-state students and $15,285 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition and fees are $6,611 for in-state students and $11,593 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2023 tuition & fees for prospective students is $9,455 for Missouri residents and $16,447 for out-of-state students based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2023 graduate school tuition & fees is $7,134 for Missouri residents and $12,453 for out-of-state students.
2021-22 Tuition & Fees2022-23 Estimation
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$8,715$15,285
Graduate$6,611$11,593
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$9,455$16,447
Graduate$7,134$12,453
The estimation for 2022-2023 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

Key Stats for Prospective Students

The Acceptance rate at Southeast Missouri State University is 79% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 26%. The average graduation rate is 51%. Total 10,001 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school).
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $41,400. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse program shows the highest salary with $52,600 after graduating. Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2022 Southeast Missouri State Key Academics Statistics
Admission Stats »79% Acceptance Rate / 26% Yield
Graduation Rate »51%
Retention Rate80%(full-time), 40% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio5.26% (19 to 1)
Student Population »10,001 (8,929 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$6,205
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$41,400
Average Salary by Field of Study$18,700 - $52,600

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

Southeast Missouri State University offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at Southeast Missouri State
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCAir Force
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
Southeast Missouri State provides several student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at Southeast Missouri State
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenNo
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of Southeast Missouri State. It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 3,036. It also offers separate board/meal plans and the annual cost is $3,182.
Southeast Missouri State Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity3,036



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