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Southeast Missouri State University
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  • 4 Year
  • CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO

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Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Southeast Missouri State is a public university located in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 6,823 undergraduate students. The Southeast Missouri State acceptance rate is 93%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Business, and Biology. Graduating 51% of students, Southeast Missouri State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $29,700.

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ONE UNIVERSITY PLAZA, MS2025
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO 63701
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Ohio Valley Conference

Southeast Missouri State University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Southeast Missouri State Admissions

Acceptance Rate
93%
Application Deadline
July 1
SAT Range
1030-1240
ACT Range
20-25
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$13,815 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$9,600 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
69%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 49 responses
69%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 64 responses
59%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 64 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
16
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
2
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
13
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    44%
  • On Campus
    42%
  • Online
    14%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,823 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,106
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
37%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 47 responses
  • Diverse
    64%
  • Typical American teenager
    21%
  • Poor from St. Louis City
    9%
  • Outgoing
    4%
  • Typical teenager, but egotistical
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
55%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 87 responses
Poll
48%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 102 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 55 responses
  • Medium sized but fun
    31%
  • FUN!
    29%
  • Amazing
    11%
  • Pretty big, but not much to do
    9%
  • Boring
    5%
  • Pretty
    5%
  • Annoying
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$37,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
51%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
91%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 43 responses

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