Southeast Missouri State University

Southeast Missouri State University

Cape Girardeau , United States
  • 85
    Acceptance Rate
  • 16
    Available Programs
  • 7239
  • 10500
    Average Cost
  • Program
  • Permit


    Southeast Missouri State University provides student‐centered education and experiential learning with a foundation of liberal arts and sciences, embracing a tradition of access, exceptional teaching, and commitment to student success that significantly contributes to the development of the region and beyond. Southeast Missouri State University strives to be one of the nation’s most academically competitive regional comprehensive universities, recognized for excellence in education, research, engagement, and creativity.  

    Southeast Missouri State University values access to high quality, affordable education with a broadly representative student body, faculty, and staff that respects and celebrates a diverse learning community in a global society.

Entry requirements

- Academic transcripts

- Affidavit of Financial Support and Proof of finances

- Proof of English proficiency:

For undergraduate programs:

  • TOEFL-minimum score of 61 iBT (examining minimum band scores)
  • IELTS–minimum overall band score of 5.5 (examining minimum band scores)
  • ITEP-minimum of 3.7 or higher
  • PTE Academic-minimum score of 45
  • Duolingo English Test-minimum score of 90
  • Kaplan International certified level Higher Intermediate
  • HOFT Institute Level 5

For graduate programs:

  • TOEFL-minimum score of 79 iBT (examining minimum band scores)
  • IELTS–minimum overall band score of 6.0 (examining minimum band scores)
  • ITEP-minimum of 3.9 or higher
  • PTE Academic-minimum score of 53
  • Duolingo English Test-minimum score of 105

- Standardized test scores for scholarship consideration (Optional)

Scholarship & funding

Southeast awards more than $20 million in scholarships each year. When student applys to Southeast, university review application for most of the scholarships automatically, and award Academic scholarships at the time of admission. (For more information)


Student life

With more than 150 social and special interest organizations, NCAA Division I Athletics, 10 national fraternities and eight national sororities, you are sure to find ways to spend your free time.