All new and returning undergraduate and graduate domestic students use the link below. 

The online undergraduate application for admission is used to determine academic and Residence Life Leadership Scholarship eligibility. No separate application is required! The undergraduate fall semester early admission consideration and scholarship deadline is December 1. You are encouraged to submit your application by this date for full admission and scholarship consideration. 

NOTE: The domestic online application for admission requests your Social Security number. Please have the correct number prior to starting your application. Providing an inaccurate Social Security number will delay application processing.

Online domestic applications will close according to the following schedule:
Undergraduate - Wednesday before classes start; Graduate - Friday before classes start

Undergraduate Domestic Recommended Application Deadlines:
Applications will be accepted after the below dates.
To be considered for need-based financial aid, you must first be admitted to Southeast. Upon admission, the financial aid award process can take four to six weeks to complete, provided your FAFSA has been submitted to Southeast.
Fall - July 1
Spring- November 1
Summer - May 1

Access the PDF Application for Undergraduate Admission and Academic Scholarships.
Access the PDF Residence Life Leadership Scholarship Application.
Access the PDF Admission and Scholarship Guide.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
    • The Southeast Federal School Code is 002501.
    • The FAFSA determines your eligibility for federal grants, student and parent loans, and work study.
    • The State of Missouri and Southeast will use your FAFSA results to consider you for need-based financial aid.
    • Fall 2017 - February 1 is Southeast's financial aid priority processing deadline.
    • Financial aid award information will be emailed to your Southeast email account in April.
  • Academic Scholarships (Beginning Freshmen and Transfer Students)
  • Endowed and Sponsored Scholarships (New and Returning Students)


Academic Hall 100D
Office of Admissions
One University Plaza, MS 3550
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701