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College is challenging enough. The process of going shouldn't be difficult. We’re local. We’re helpful. And we have 10 complete degree programs right in your own backyard

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Here’s the bottom line for your bottom line: Southeast is one of the top 2 institutions in Missouri in accreditations, and it’s in the top 5 of the lowest cost universities in the state! That means you can be assured you’re getting a quality education at an affordable price. Plus, we award $20 million in academic scholarships and 1,500 endowed scholarships each year to further help you with the cost of your degree. College can be challenging, we’re working to make paying for it easier.

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Southeast Sikeston Campus, Lincoln University Partner on Vegetable Demonstration Garden

SIKESTON, Mo. — A student-oriented vegetable demonstration garden is now open at Southeast Missouri State University’s Sikeston campus for those in the region to learn more about the range of Bootheel produce supplying fresh markets worldwide. Thanks to a partnership between Southeast Missouri State University and Lincoln University’s Cooperative Extension and with assistance from a [...]

Sikeston Campus Grads Poised to Educate Next Generation in Southeast Missouri

Nine education majors at Southeast Missouri State University-Sikeston will pause this weekend to celebrate an educational milestone – the completion of their college degree — before moving on to school districts throughout southeast Missouri where they’ve already been tapped to positively shape the minds and lives of the next generation. The future educators, who will [...]

Accelerated Collegiate Experience Jump-Starting Cape Central Students’ College, Career Goals

Seventeen-year-old Jordan “Eli” Arnn wants to become a neonatal surgeon. She knows she has a long road of schooling and studying ahead of her to land her dream job, which is why she’s started now. Arnn is a Cape Central High School junior pursuing her Associate of Arts simultaneously with her high school degree through [...]


/// From the Dean

The regional campuses were established to make a college education and degree attainable to students who, for a myriad of reasons, would otherwise not be able to pursue one. They are students who simply love their hometown and aren’t interested in leaving. Since opening, thousands of students have attended one of Southeast's regional campuses where they can now earn a degree in 10 programs. College should be available to everyone. I'm proud to say Southeast held that value long before the internet made it a reality.

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