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Cost & Affordability

Simple Cost. Clear Value

As an Online Only student, there is no In-State/nonresident cost difference. No matter where you live, we’ve made it easy for you to calculate your education with one simple rate.

2021-2022 Rates

Undergraduate, Online Only Tuition: $317.50 / credit hour (307.50 thru Summer 2021)
Graduate, Online Only Tuition: $386.50 / credit hour ($374 thru Summer 2021)

Please keep in mind, your particular plan of study may include additional fees for specific programs and courses. Feel free to dig into the University’s Fee Schedule for examples

Financial Resources

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) packet.

  • 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