Southeast Missouri State University is mid-sized public university with numerous national and international academic accreditations. In addition to offering more than 145 undergraduate majors, 100 minors, and more than 75 graduate programs, Southeast focuses on delivering a real-world education that ensures our graduates have the skills and knowledge to become leaders in their communities and the global workplace.
With generous merit-based scholarships for international students, Southeast prides itself on being both affordable and excellent. With nearly 12,000 students from over 52 countries, Southeast is an ideal size to develop personal relationships and to take advantage of critical learning and extracurricular opportunities. Internships and experiential learning are available in 100 percent of majors. Study-abroad opportunities range from two-week to academic year study in a variety of countries.
Overlooking the mighty Mississippi River, Southeast is the kind of place people imagine when they think of a Midwestern U.S. college. The beautiful campus is an eclectic mix of old and new. Classic limestone buildings blend harmoniously with contemporary structures. Located in Cape Girardeau, the largest city between St. Louis and Memphis, Southeast is a great place to live and learn in a college-friendly community.
Twenty-one residence halls, considered by many to be the best in Missouri, and 10 dining facilities give students many choices. Students with similar interests or majors may be grouped in themed learning communities. A modern recreation center and a one-of-a-kind aquatic center are available to students, along with more than 180 social, recreational and special interest student organizations provide ample opportunities to be involved on campus.