Graduate Programs Overview

Southeast Missouri State University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $6,126 for Missouri residents and $10,792 for other students in average.

It offers fifty graduate programs: 41 Master's, 6 Post-Bachelor's, 3 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameSoutheast Missouri State University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
AddressOne University Plaza, MS2025, Cape Girardeau, MO
Graduate School Students1,030 students
456 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$6,126
Student to Faculty20:1 (5.00%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 50 Graduate Programs
41 Master's, 3 Doctorate, 9 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 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 $6,126 and $10,792 for non-Missouri residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $331 for Missouri residents and $584 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$331$584
Books & Supplies$637
Room & Board$9,511 (On-Campus) / $9,511 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,816 (On-Campus) / $4,816 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$21,090$25,756
Off-Campus Total$21,090$25,756
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Southeast Missouri State University offers Masters, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 50 major areas - 39 Master's (13 online programs), 7 Post-Bachelor', 2 Post-Master'(1 online programs). 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.
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Work and Family Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Natural Resources And Conservation
Engineering Technology
English Language And Literature

Graduate Student Population

Total 11,071 students enrolled in Southeast Missouri State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,030 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 343 male and 687 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 381 full-time and 649 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 456 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 189 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students343
Women Students687
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students381
Part-time Students649
By race/ethnicity 757 White, 53 Black, and 12 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
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races4
30 students are younger than 22 and 168 students are older than 65. The school has 568 students aged between 22 and 30 and 264 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under30
40 & Over168
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, 456 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 189 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,030
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses456
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses189
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses385
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses456
Missouri Resident362
Other State In U.S.85
Outside of U.S.9

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