Southeast Missouri State University


Southeast Missouri State University

Southeast Missouri State University


Southeast Missouri State University’s students are involved in active learning and real-world experience, which is the hallmark of Southeast. More than 96 percent of students will have experienced a real-world learning experience before they graduate from Southeast and 100 percent of our programs of study offer a real-world work component. This could cover a broad spectrum of activities: workplace training and development, e.g. internship, discipline-specific research, clinical experiences, training in practical skills, performance and personal growth – the kind of experience that will help students find a great job once they’ve graduated from Southeast.

Southeast’s program is education is nationally recognized for its modern, interactive curriculum and real-world teaching opportunities. The program is featured as one of 20 national model programs selected by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. Southeast’s leadership in education also has led to its acceptance into the prestigious Renaissance Group of institutions and to membership in the Coalition of Universities and Businesses for Education (CUBE).

The Basics

SettingLocated in Cape Girardeau
School TypeUSA University
TuitionUS$11,000 – $12,000
HousingHost family or Apartment
School Website
Nearest City
Year Founded1873
Admission RequirementHK F.6
Academic CalendarFall, Spring
Level OfferedAssociate and bachelor degree
EnrollmentApproximately 10,400 students
International Students20%
Student-Teacher Ratio20:1

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Academic Programs

Perspectives in Art, Art of French Cinema, Theories of Music in Culture, World English Literature, Rhetoric & Critical Thinking, Writing and the Environment, Health Perspectives, Ethical Theory, Social Decision-Making, Biology Science: Process Approach, Human Biology, Symbolic Logic, College Algebra, General Chemistry, Earth Science: Environment Hazards, Modern European Civ, American History, Economic Problems & Policies, Engineering Economic Analysis, Relationships in the 21st Century, Society, Culture, & Social Behavior, Entrepreneurship, Historical Perspective: American Agriculture, International Political Economy, Living in a Global Society, Government and Business etc.


9 Research laboratories, Art Resource Center, Robert F. and Gertrude L. Shuck Music Recital Hall, Arts Resource Center (ARC), Cultural Arts Studio, Dance Studio, Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall, Wendy Kurka Rust Flexible Theatre, Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum, John and Betty Glenn Convocation Center

Students Life

Sports clubs: Baseball, Bass Anglers, Boxing, Cycling, Dodgeball, Equestrian, Fencing, Fitness Club, Judo, Mixed Martial Arts, Racquetball, Riding Team, Rock Climbing, Roller Hockey, Rugby, Softball, Women’s Volleyball

Organizations: Biology Club, Computer Science Club, Math Club, Physics & Engineering Physics Club, Finance & Economics Club, Political Philosophy Club, Spanish Club, Creation Science Club, Magic Club etc.