83%

Acceptance Rate

$7,330

Avg.Financial Aid

002501

FAFSA Code

Southeast Missouri State University

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

    Public

  • Acceptance Rate:

    N/A

  • Level

    4 Years

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

    Not applicable

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

    HLC

  • Website

    www.semo.edu
  • Student Population Number of Students attending College

    11,071

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

    Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Email:

N/A

Fax:

Address

One University Plaza MS2025

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

  • SAT/ACT

    Recommended

  • ACT Range

    20 - 25

  • High School GPA

    Required

  • Application Fee

    $30

  • 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

Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies

    $624

  • Other Fees

    $1,164

  • Room And Board The charges for an academic year for ooming 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

Most Popular 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

  • 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 / Part-time

73% / 27%

Students Gender

Male

41%

US National: 44%

Female

59%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

White

81%

Unknown

1%

Black

8%

Hispanic

2%

Two or more races

2%

Non Resident alien

5%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska native

0%

Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

0%

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 Security

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.

24-Hour Security Patrol

Campus Emergency Phones

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

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.

$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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