The Department of Mathematics at Southeast Missouri State University has been committed to helping students and assisting alumni since the 1890s. 

In choosing to study mathematics at Southeast you will learn from a dedicated group of caring faculty who will nurture your abilities and challenge you to succeed.

Our department offers undergraduate Baccaleaurate degrees in pure mathematics, applied mathematics/statistics, actuarial science, and mathematics education and a graduate Masters of Natural Science degree in mathematics.  Our faculty are all accomplished teachers and researchers with expertise in analysis, algebra, combinatorics, differential equations, geometry, mathematics education, statistics and topology.

The department is home to the Center for Statistical Analysis which provides statistical consulting services to other departments on campus and to the Cape Girardeau community and to the brand new John William Ueleke and Margaret Ritter Ueleke Mathematics Computer Labs. 

Our majors are actively involved in two student-run organizations, the Math Club which meets twice a month during Common Hour and SAME (Student Association for Mathematics Educators) which meets twice a month during Common Hour.  All interested students are welcome!  

The department hosts the MCTM Elementary Mathematics Competition and the Math Field Day each spring. 

2015 IL-MO Regional Undergraduate Mathematics Conference

Problem of the Month

*April's Theme: Polynomials
Download the Problem Here

*Please note that there will be no problem posted for the month of May, making this the final Problem of the Month for the Semester.

March Winners:

Andrew Crutcher
Justin Thurman

Each will receive a $5 Starbucks gift card.


Phone: 573.651.2164
Fax: 573.986.6811
Johnson Hall 201

Department of Mathematics
One University Plaza, MS 6700
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701