Southeast offers a number of options for students who are not Missouri residents, helping to make your Southeast degree even more affordable!
Nonresident students can apply for Missouri Residency for Fee Paying Purposes to be considered for the Missouri tuition rate during future semesters at Southeast. Students under 21 are evaluated based on their parent's state of residence, while students 21 or older are evaluated based on their state of residence. For a list of specific documentation that must be submitted to verify residency and the deadline for each semester, review the application.
If you are a service member, veteran, spouse or dependent of a service member or veteran, you may qualify for in-state tuition during future semesters at Southeast. Southeast supports our military and offers Military Residency to these students regardless of where they live, which matches the Missouri rate. For a list of specific documentation that must be submitted to verify military affiliation and the deadline for each semester, review the full details below.
Southeast alumni who are seeking their first graduate degree are eligible for the Southeast Nonresident Alumni Award, which matches the Missouri tuition rate for graduate students. This benefit is evaluated at the time of admission and a separate application is not required.
Southeast students who are 65 years of age (or older) by August 1st of an academic year can qualify for the Senior Citizen Tuition Discount. This discount allows students to receive the same discounted tuition as faculty/staff, for all hours enrolled. For the full details review the application.
Not eligible for any of these tuition benefits?
We encourage you to checkout our online degree programs which offer a single tuition rate, regardless of residency, making an online education very affordable. Additionally, if you are an incoming student, the Midwest Achievement Award may be a scholarship for you!