Southeast Missouri State University provides student‐centered education and experiential learning with a foundation of liberal arts and sciences, embracing a tradition of access, exceptional teaching, and commitment to student success that significantly contributes to the development of the region and beyond.


Southeast Missouri State University strives to be one of the nation’s most academically competitive regional comprehensive universities, recognized for excellence in education, research, engagement, and creativity.

Final Strategic Plan Approved by the Board of Regents on 12/18/14