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Southeast Missouri State University Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 2,186 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 110 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

60% Women
40% Men


NCAA Division I-AA

Ohio Valley Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $108,043)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $54,448)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 34 32 - -
Baseball 36 - - -
Basketball 15 14 - -
Football 98 - - -
Gymnastics - 17 - -
Soccer - 24 - -
Softball - 21 - -
Tennis - 8 - -
Volleyball - 17 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.5%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.7%
Black/non-Hispanic 7.3%
Hispanic 1.3%
Non-resident alien 3.0%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 5.5%
Two or more races 0.1%
White/non-Hispanic 81.4%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Air Force ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 6
Liquor Law Violation 9
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 2
Property Crime 11
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Sarah from Warrenton, MO
  • 4
  • Know yourself before you pick a dorm. I personally love community style but not everyone can handle it. There are issues sometimes but talking with your RA usually settles things…

  • May-07-2012 Read More
  • S.B.
  • 3
  • Dearmont isn't all that bad. And Merrick Hall is too expensive.…

  • Jun-19-2012 Read More
  • John
  • 3
  • The dorms at SEMO are expensive and cramped, while they are not the worst I've seen, they are definitely not the best. There are no longer private rooms due to…

  • Jun-29-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 2
  • Lisa from Saint Louis, MO
  • Dec-20-2016 I am a past student here

    SEMO can better their dining options. It has gotten better over the years. If I ever had a complaint it would be the food area, but it has gotten a lot better.

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  • 4
  • India from Saint Louis, MO
  • Apr-04-2014 I am a current student here

    The food is pretty good, because the campus is so big, you may get used to the food that is closer to your dorm. Don't be afraid to take the shuttle somewhere and switch it up a bit.

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  • 4
  • Val from Platte City, MO
  • Feb-26-2014 I am a current student here

    The food is good. I am kind of a health food fan. And not so much of that. So I grocery shop and make most of my own

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  • 5
  • Anonymous
  • Jan-30-2014 I am a current student here

    Some many food places that are all free with your meal plan.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Shea from Shiloh, IL
  • May-04-2014 I am a current student here

    I am not sure of the number of Greek life frats or sororities we have, but I think 85% of the people I met are Greek. SEMO and Greek Life are one.

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  • 0
  • Val from Platte City, MO
  • Feb-26-2014 I am a current student here

    I am sorry, I dont know much about it. I believe there are some service fraternities which I think would be good. worth checking out. I believe Honors program is more beneficial.

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  • 0
  • Danielle from Florissant, MO
  • Dec-17-2013 I am a current student here

    Hmm, don't know too much about it, but to me the greeks are typically separated by race. All the Deltas are black, most of Delta Chi is white, expect for like one black guy in there, there was another but he left the campus.

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  • 0
  • Christopher from St. Louis, MO
  • Jul-26-2013 I am a current student here

    Greek life is a big part of Southeast. If you have never though about joining a fraternity i would say this, you never know unless you try. The greeks love having fun and sharing the almost sibling rivalry kind of relationships. There are lots of school related activities and not school related ones to take part in.

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  • 0
  • Anonymous
  • Jul-02-2013 I am a current student here

    Like I said above, our Greek life is simply amazing. They always seem to have a lot of fun and I can honestly say that each chapter is well put together.

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  • 0
  • Christine from Cordova, TN
  • Jun-29-2013 I am a current student here

    I do not know much about greek life, for I am rushing in the fall, but most of the greeks are really great. The Pikes, Pi Kappa Alphas have a rep for drugging girls at parties and raping them or just raping them. Most of those guys are no longer in the Fraternity, but there is not guarantee that they didn't pass down the ways to the newer brothers. Any girl who hangs out with them needs to be careful when they do and make sure they always watch their drink.

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  • 0
  • Caleb from Portageville, MO
  • May-28-2013 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I do not physically attend this college but instead take courses through my high school for dual credit.

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  • 0
  • Cameron from Cape Girardeau, MO
  • May-07-2013 I am a current student here

    Seems to be a way to become involved and make life time connections with people you barely knew a couple months ago but end up being best of friends. Standards and requirements to become members are strict but manageable.

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