Graduate Program Overview

Southeast Missouri State University is a four-years, public school located in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $6,611 for Missouri residents and $11,593 for out-of-state students. It offers forty-one (41) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameSoutheast Missouri State University
TypeFour-years, Public
AddressOne University Plaza, MS2025, Cape Girardeau, MO
Graduate School Students1,072 students
487 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$6,611
Student to Faculty20:1 (5.00%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 41 Graduate Programs
35 Master's, 6 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Southeast Missouri State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Missouri residents, the tuition & fees are $6,611 and $11,593 for non-Missouri residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $325 for Missouri residents and $602 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$325$602
Books & Supplies$644
Room & Board$9,974 (On-Campus) / $9,974 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,941 (On-Campus) / $4,941 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$22,170$27,152
Off-Campus Total$22,170$27,152
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Southeast Missouri State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 41 major areas - 35 Master's (13 online programs), 4 Post-Bachelor', 2 Post-Master'(1 online programs). 445 students have been conferred Master's degree and 5 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Natural Resources and Conservation
Computer and Information Sciences
Engineering Technology
English Language and Literature
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Physical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 10,001 students enrolled in Southeast Missouri State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,072 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 353 male and 719 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 426 full-time and 646 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 487 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 503 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students353
Women Students719
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students426
Part-time Students646
By race/ethnicity 741 White, 44 Black, and 21 Asian students are attending at Southeast Missouri State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races11
32 students are younger than 22 and 160 students are older than 65. The school has 768 students aged between 22 and 30 and 262 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under32
40 & Over160
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Southeast Missouri State University, 487 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 503 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,222
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses487
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses503
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses232
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses487
Missouri Resident328
Other State In U.S.104
Outside of U.S.55

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