83%

Acceptance Rate

$7,330

Avg.Financial Aid

002501

FAFSA Code

About Southeast Missouri State University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

11,071

Website

www.semo.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

One University Plaza MS2025

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5736512000
Fax:
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Rankings

Forbes and US News provide rankings to the universities, which are trusted everywhere. But this is applicable only if the universities are located in the US. It is generally considered that the ranking of any university helps a prospective student in a lot of ways. While taking admission to a particular college/university, its ranking helps the student determine various factors that include its research excellence, the performance of its students after completion of the degree, student experience, and academic success. The rankings by US News and Forbes are considered trustworthy by applicants as well as experts. Southeast Missouri State University, however, doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of US News and Forbes.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

83%

SAT Range

1030 - 1240

ACT Range

20 - 25

Application Fee

$30

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. The varsity has 2 admission thresholds. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $30. Securing a good score in a standardised test like SAT or ACT improves an applicant’s chances of securing admission. However, Southeast Missouri State University doesn’t focus much on standardised tests. Interestingly, the average SAT or ACT scores of students securing admission is not available. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at One University Plaza, MS2025, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701. To gather more information, they can call them at (573) 651-2000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$12,468

Average Annual Cost

$6,254

Books And Supplies

$624

Other Fees

$1,164

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$8,935

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,593

Total One Year Cost

$21,570

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to SMSU. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $25,421 per year. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

20:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

74%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

46%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$136

Faculty Overview

47%

Male Professors

53%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

156 Graduates

Biology, General

106 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

102 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

98 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

86 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

78 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

70 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

62 Graduates

Industrial Production Technologies/...

59 Graduates

Psychology, General

54 Graduates

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

53 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

50 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

47 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

41 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

39 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

38 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

37 Graduates

Plant Sciences

32 Graduates

Social Work

32 Graduates

Marketing

31 Graduates

International/Global Studies

28 Graduates

Engineering Technology, General

27 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

26 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

24 Graduates

Animal Sciences

23 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

23 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

23 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

23 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

21 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

19 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studi...

18 Graduates

Agricultural Business and Managemen...

17 Graduates

Chemistry

16 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

13 Graduates

Music

13 Graduates

Political Science and Government

12 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

11 Graduates

International Business

11 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

11 Graduates

Economics

9 Graduates

Historic Preservation and Conservat...

9 Graduates

Mathematics

9 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

9 Graduates

Computer Engineering Technologies/T...

8 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

7 Graduates

History

6 Graduates

Engineering Physics

5 Graduates

Housing and Human Environments

4 Graduates

Philosophy

4 Graduates

Physics

4 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

3 Graduates

Teaching English or French as a Sec...

2 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

1 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

10,041

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

31%

Full-time

73%

Part-time

27%

Students Gender

Male

41%

US National: 44%

Female

59%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

81% White

1% Unknown

8% Black

2% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

5% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

19%

Out Of State

78%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$51,306 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

32%

Averege Housing Cost

$5,753/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,182/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,182/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Redhawk

School Colors

red and black

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Ohio Valley Conference

Total Male Athletes

213

Total Female Athletes

157

Intramural Sports

13

Sports Club

20

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Gymnastics

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At SMSU, $9,267 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Southeast Missouri State University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at SMSU costs around $3,182 per year. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 41% male and 59% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$29,700/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$37,000/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$15,143

$27,378

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$157 - 284

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

90%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,330

Students Receiving Federal Grants

38%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,769

Students Receiving State Aid

39%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,025

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

78%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,173

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$9,212

$30K - $48K

$8,818

$48K - $75K

$5,851

$75K - $110K

$3,210

> $110K

$2,159

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,492,516

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$10,269,703

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at SMSU to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average financial aid at Southeast Missouri State University is around $5,134 and the federal grant is $4,934. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $2,133 as well as institutional aid worth $5,134.

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