SEMO

Southeast Missouri State University

1 University Plaza, Cape Girardeau, United States
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  • Previously Enrolled
    21

Overview of Southeast Missouri State University (SEMO)

About this school

Southeast Missouri State, founded in 1873, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 693-acre campus is located in Cape Girardeau, south of St. Louis.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:10,458
    • Men:4,378 (41.9%)
    • Women:6,080 (58.1%)

Location

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Admission Information (SEMO)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Southeast Missouri State University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
2
-
History
1
-
Academic Electives
3
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
One University Plaza
City, State, Zip
Cape Girardeau, MO  63701-4799
Phone
(573) 651-2590
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$30
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
September 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
85% of 4,977 applicants were admitted
Women
85% of 3,111 applicants were admitted
Men
84% of 1,866 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
2,489 (59%) of 4,208 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,416 (54%) of 2,635 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,073 (68%) of 1,573 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.44
375 And Above
33%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
17%
2.00 - 2.49
4%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |20-26 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
6%
• Score 24 - 29
33%
• Score 18 - 23
55%
• Score 12 - 17
5%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (SEMO)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $7,185|Out-of-state: $12,720
  • Room & Board: - $8,715 (63.06534481510963%)
  • Other Expences: - $514 (3.7195166075692887%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $4,590 (33.21513857732108%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Southeast Missouri State University accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002501
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,562 (89.4%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,146 (73.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,129 (98.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
195 (17.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
62%
Average Award
$9,718
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,078 (95.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,040
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 703 (62.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,400
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 146 (12.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
460 (26.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,649

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
6,069 (78.6%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
4,705 (77.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
4,621 (98.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
686 (14.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
59%
Average Award
$9,234
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,105 (88.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,269
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,284 (71.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,006
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 389 (8.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1,482 (19.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,188

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
64%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$27,991
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
8.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
14.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Agriculture, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Dance, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership, Memberships
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Previous College Experience, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,671

Academics & Instruction (SEMO)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


409

Part-Time Faculty


169

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


53%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 15% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 28% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 36% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 14% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 4% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
653,967

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
1550
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Southeast Missouri State University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


75.1%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


28.7%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


46.6%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


52.0%

Programs & Majors (SEMO)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (67)


  • Accounting
  • Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
  • Agricultural Teacher Education
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Computer Programming/Programmer, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
  • Corrections
  • Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • Engineering Technology, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Finance, General
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • General Studies
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Historic Preservation and Conservation
  • History, General
  • Horticultural Science
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International/Global Studies
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Organizational Communication, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Plant Sciences, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Education, Liberal arts/general studies, Health professions and related sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Natural Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (38)


  • Accounting
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemistry
  • Communication Disorders
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Finance and Banking
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Higher Education
  • Historic Preservation
  • History
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • International Business
  • Leisure Studies
  • Management of Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Middle School Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Nutrition
  • Organizational Management
  • Public Administration
  • Public History
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management
  • Writing

Campus Life (SEMO)

Location & Geography

Population


38,816

Nearest Metropolitan Area


400 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
20.8 average low in January, 85.2 average high in September
Rain
111 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
7 mile(s) from campus in Cape Girardeau
Nearest Bus Station
Cape Girardeau
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


34% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


66%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
-
School Colors
Red and white with black trim

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
archery, basketball, bowling, fencing, football, lacrosse, riflery, rock climbing, rugby, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Southeast Missouri State University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, student government, student activities council, greek life, residence hall association, international students association

Sororities


15% of women participate

Fraternities


15% of men participate

ROTC


Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


7,779

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
10,458
Women
6,080
Men
4,378

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.2% Asian
  • 9.1% Black/African-American
  • 2.1% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 85.2% White
  • 1.1% Unknown

International Students


5.3% from 56 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


1,044

Student Resources (SEMO)

Study resources