Southeast Missouri State University

Cape Girardeau, MO, USA
3.76 Average Rating

Southeast Missouri State University is a large, public institution located on the banks of the Mississippi River in Cape Girardeau. The school operates three regional campuses around the state in Sikeston, Malden, and Kennett. SEMO offers study abroad opportunities from two weeks to a whole year in places like Mexico, Algeria, Sweden, and Finland. Most students choose to study liberal arts and humanities, biology, or communications.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Small city
In-State Students
77%
Out-Of-State Students
17%
0
100
84%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 23
0
36

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision July 1, 2019
Spring Regular Decision November 1, 2019
Other March 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
11,071
Total Number of Undergrads
10,041
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
32%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
49%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
20:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$12,165
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$7,418
Out-of-State Tuition
$13,155
0
100
59%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
91%
Average Aid Per Year
$6,582
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
41%
59%
Student Organizations
251
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Saint Louis
Jonesboro
Kansas City
Chicago
Dallas
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
57%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$37,000
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What Students Are Saying

3.76 Average Rating
Southeast Missouri State University is a friendly, safe, and inexpensive college. Anybody who gets the chance to take a tour of the campus will never turn back. This is a great college to further their education that will take them places for the rest of their life.
Melissa from Chester, IL
SMSU is a wonderful school, with a beautiful campus and a wonderful curriculum. Their professors are nice, and always have time to talk to you.
Joe from West Frankfort, IL

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