About Southeast Missouri State University

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Southeast Missouri State University cost?

Southeast Missouri State University Cost of Attendance
In-state $6,990
Out-of-state $12,375
On-Campus Room and Board $8,508
Off-Campus Room and Board $8,285
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $9,608
$30,000-$48,000 $9,608
$48,000-$75,000 $12,585
$75,000-$110,000 $14,739
Over $110,000 $16,228

Southeast Missouri State University Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 95% $5,430
Federal Grants 38% $4,294
Pell grants 38% $4,001
Other federal grants 4% $919
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 40% $2,132
Institutional grants or scholarships 77% $5,018
Student loan aid 52% $6,064
Federal student loans 51% $6,553
Other student loans 3% $8,015

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Do an extracurricular activity 246 Up to $1,120
Have perfect attendance for a year 187 Up to $750
Play a sport 132 Up to $600
Have work experience 118 Up to $6,000
Do community service 248 Up to $75
Visit a college campus 253 Up to $6,000
Attend a summer program 117 Up to $4,500
Take a foreign language class 148 Up to $3,000
Take a challenging class 274 Up to $3,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Southeast Missouri State University Admissions

What is Southeast Missouri State University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 83%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 2% of applicants
SAT Reading 420-553
SAT Math 458-583
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions 95% of applicants
Composite Score 20-25

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Southeast Missouri State University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 12162
Living on campus 7%
Transfer Students 56%
Under Age 25 52%
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Southeast Missouri State University Graduation Success


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About Southeast Missouri State University


One University Plaza, MS4675
Cape Girardeau, MO

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Master's Colleges and Universities
Setting Small City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify