Applicants who are non-traditional for the purpose of admission are 21 years of age or older, married, supporting a dependent child or a veteran with qualified armed forces active duty. Documentation is required. High school transcripts with proof of graduation or completion of the GED/HSE must be submitted.
If you are seeking an undergraduate degree at Southeast (freshmen, transfer students, second-bachelor’s-seeking, for instance), please contact the Admissions Office at 573-651-2590 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We will walk you through the admissions, financial aid and enrollment process from start to finish.
Southeast offers an extensive collection of courses to increase your accessibility in achieving a college degree - including evening, weekend, online, blended and webinar course formats. These courses are just some of the ways we make earning a degree cost-efficient and flexible for you. Additionally, Southeast Online offers several degrees and completion programs fully online.
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.
Students who do not meet these guidelines will be restricted to part-time enrollment
(9 credit hours) during their first semester. Regional campus students (Sikeston,
Kennett, Malden) may utilize the fall semester Step Up to Southeast Program to gain
Students who do not meet the above admission guidelines can also apply to the Cape Girardeau Partnership for Higher Education.
Step 1: Apply for Admission
Send documents to:
Southeast Missouri State University
Office of Admissions
One University Plaza
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701-4799
Note: Please allow 7-10 days for application processing and transcript evaluation. Admission to the University does not indicate admission to programs that have additional admission criteria and/or specific prerequisites.
Step 2: Apply for Financial Aid