Southeast Missouri State University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Cape Girardeau, MO

$7,800

Avg in-state tuition

$13,830

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Southeast Missouri State University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Southeast Missouri State University is a medium-sized public university located on an urban campus in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 10,637, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 86%. The university offers 76 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 50%, and a student-faculty ratio of 19:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $7,800, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $13,830.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

86% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Recommended

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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11k

Students Enrolled

52%

Online Student Enrollment

19:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

80%

Black

8%

Non-U.S. Citizen

6%

Hispanic

2%

Two or more races

2%

Unknown

1%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

60%

Socio-economic diversity

38% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

25

Total Online Enrollment

5,553

Student Location Breakout

52% 48%

Percent of Programs Online

81% On-campus

19% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's 14% online

Graduate Certificate 11% online

Master's 33% online

Doctorate Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

38%

State Grant Aid

41%

Institution Grant Aid

83%

Pell Grant

38%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,934
State Grant Aid $2,133
Institution Grant Aid $5,134
Pell Grant Aid $4,640

Financial Outlook

$32k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$22k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.