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Apply to Southeast Online

The admission application can be completed entirely online. Please review the information below. Southeast Missouri State University’s Admissions Department will be able to guide you through any specific questions

Office of Admissions
Academic Hall 100D
One University Plaza, MS 3550
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701


Create Your Account & Apply

First, create your online account with Southeast Missouri State University. As an online only student, be sure to select Web Only under the Location of Interest field. Then, fill out your application to the University. 

If you are a current Southeast student and wish to change to an online program, contact us at

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Request Transcripts

Next, request official transcripts from all colleges or universities you have attended. If you have less than 24 transferable hours, you will submit ACT/SAT scores and official high school transcripts. Send all transcripts to:

Southeast Missouri State University
Office of Admissions, MS 3550
One University Plaza
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701-4799

You can even check your course equivalencies with this Transfer Tool

Apply for Scholarships & Financial Aid

Yes, you can apply your college funding to online learning. To use Financial Aid, begin by filling out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form.

  • The FAFSA determines your eligibility for federal grants, student and parent loans, and work study.
  • The State of Missouri and Southeast Online will use your FAFSA results to consider you for need-based financial aid.
  • Southeast Missouri State University’s Federal School Code is 002501. This is the same if you are pursuing your degree online

You have many Scholarship opportunities as well. Take a look at these options to see how affordable your education can be:

Academic ScholarshipsEndowed & Sponsored Scholarships