Southeast Missouri State University Rankings

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In the World#1634 of 14178
In North America#508 of 2629
In the United States#461 of 2528
In Missouri#8 of 68
In Cape Girardeau#1 of 2

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
86%
Aid receiving
96%
Undergraduates
9,524
Graduates
1,113
Male:Female Ratio
40:60
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Post-master's certificate
Website
semo.edu

Southeast Missouri State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate86%86%86%
Applicants4,7851,8062,979
Admissions4,1241,5562,568
Freshmen enrolled full time1,441554887
Freshmen enrolled part time673730

3,849 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,704 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
SAT/ACT Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White8467 (80%)
Black or African American872 (8%)
Nonresident Alien630 (6%)
Hispanic213 (2%)
Two or more races188 (2%)
Asian127 (1%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown115 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native7 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander6 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,638
Students receiving aid
96%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$6,606$5,242
Tuition in-state$6,606$5,242
Tuition out-of-state$12,636$9,796
Fee in-district$1,194$717
Fee in-state$1,194$717
Fee out-of-state$1,194$717

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,658
Combined charge for room and board$9,279
Room charge$6,327
Meal charge$2,952

Southeast Missouri State University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General10348
General Studies132
Biology & Biological Sciences, General1088
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse1049
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, General78
Psychology, General73
Speech Communication and Rhetoric72
Elementary Education and Teaching3729
Corrections57
Organizational Communication, General48
Agribusiness & Agricultural Business Operations47
Early Childhood Education and Teaching44
Finance, General44
Industrial Technology & Technician43
Special Education and Teaching, General1921
Accounting38
Social Work34
Computer and Information Sciences, General30
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General1515
Plant Sciences, General28
International & Global Studies28
Marketing & Marketing Management, General28
Elementary and Middle School Administration & Principalship28
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management27
Engineering & Industrial Management27
Visual and Performing Arts, General26
Secondary School Administration & Principalship26
Health & Health Care Administration & Management1312
Engineering Technology, General24
Art & Art Studies, General24
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General24
Social Sciences, General23
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance22
Hospitality Administration & Management, General22
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services18
Secondary Education and Teaching18
Political Science and Government, General17
Applied Behavior Analysis17
Computer Technology & Computer Systems Technology16
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching16
English Language and Literature, General16
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration16
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor16
Child Care and Support Services Management15
Music, General15
Health Communication15
Family and Consumer Sciences & Home Economics Teacher Education87
History, General131
Music Teacher Education14
Environmental Science113
Chemistry, General94
International Business & Trade & Commerce12
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies12
Historic Preservation and Conservation12
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General11
Physics, General10
Mathematics, General73
Public Administration9
Social Studies Teacher Education8
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching8
Economics, General8
Nutrition Sciences8
English Language and Literature & Letters, Other16
Organizational Leadership7
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist6
Public & Applied History6
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other5
Art Teacher Education5
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration5
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education31
Rhetoric and Composition & Writing Studies, Other4
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies4
Industrial and Organizational Psychology4
English & Language Arts Teacher Education3
Agricultural Teacher Education3
Engineering Physics & Applied Physics2
Athletic Training & Trainer2
Philosophy1
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies1
Grand Total311,669380
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate50%46%53%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%
  • Part-time retention rate - 48%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,837
Citations
33,720

Publication count by topic

Psychology
400
Computer science
218
Biology
172
Medicine
121
Mathematics
110
Economics
103
Chemistry
95
Business
94
Engineering
90
Sociology
85
Political science
71
Art
35
Environmental science
29
Materials science
29
History
25
Geology
24
Physics
23
Geography
22
Philosophy
10

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Economics9374,283
Psychology11199,488
Business11852,389
Sociology12451,228
Geology1406980
Political science1432405
Art179615
History184019
Mathematics19371,899
Engineering2116961
Computer science21751,988
Biology22814,023
Philosophy22917
Medicine24411,937
Environmental science2853288
Chemistry31431,289
Physics3372129
Geography359151
Materials science3810248

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19903078
199136125
19921595
199327121
199427136
199539138
199644166
199731189
199839255
199946267
200037357
200138381
200245441
200332500
200451581
200551685
200656858
200740963
2008581233
2009801402
2010761531
2011701873
2012542065
2013522091
2014682367
2015732220
2016802088
2017852041
2018851801
2019772000
2020582341

General info

Alternative namesSEMO
Founded1873
WikipediaSoutheast Missouri State University
MottoAt Southeast Missouri State, we take pride in our will to do.
Colorsred, black
Academic CalendarAugust to August (August - December; January-May; June-August)
Total FTE staff1,118
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

AddressOne University Plaza, MS2025
Cape Girardeau, Missouri, 63701
United States
City population38,000
Phone5736512000

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