Applying for Aid

Southeast encourages students to complete the Free Application for Financial Student Aid (FAFSA).

Cost and Payment Options

Southeast offers a quality education at an affordable price with a variety of payment methods and options.

Federal Aid Programs

Completion of the Free Application for Financial Student Aid (FAFSA) may qualify students to receive grants, work study and loans.

Missouri Aid Programs

Missouri residents may be eligible for additional financial assistance through state grants and scholarships.


These scholarships are available to beginning first-year students, transfer students and returning students. These scholarships are awarded by outside agencies based on their specific criteria.

Students have the opportunity to receive fee waivers, need-based awards, performance-based scholarships, merit scholarships, student involvement scholarships, the Minority Mentor Program, endowed scholarships and sponsored scholarships at Southeast.

Student Employment

Southeast students have the opportunity to work on campus through the Federal Work Study program or regular institutional employment.

Tax Incentives

Southeast students may be eligible for educational tax benefits.

Textbook Rental

Southeast students enjoy saving at least $600 per year with our textbook rental system.


The University offers students general banking services, ATM service and branch banking services through U.S. Bank, located on the first floor of the University Center in the Southeast Bookstore.