Dear Prospective Student:

Welcome to Southeast Missouri State University’s School of Graduate Studies! I hope you will select Southeast as the place to pursue your graduate studies in the US. You will find that the people of Southeast Missouri State University are friendly, interested in learning about your country and culture, and committed to helping you be successful in your studies here.

With more than 10,000 students from 41 US states and 44 countries, Southeast provides a quality education at an affordable price. Our students enjoy the advantages of small class sizes, close interaction with faculty members, and many opportunities to learn together with other graduate students both in and outside of class. In addition to your studies, Southeast offers more than 130 student organizations to help you get involved socially. Another key resource is the Office of International Education and Services, which hosts international student activities and provides critical information regarding your status in the US.

Not sure if Southeast is right for you? Just ask the more than 100 international graduate students (and more than 400 international undergraduate students) who call Southeast their second home! I invite you to explore our list of majors and learn more about what Southeast can offer you.


Dr. Charles McAllister
Dean, School of Graduate Studies

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Application Requirements

A list of requirements which need to be met by international applicants in order to be considered for graduate programs at Southeast.


Academic Hall 132
School of Graduate Studies
One University Plaza, MS 3400
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701