Southeast Missouri State University is on a 400-acre campus in the small town setting of Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
Southeast Missouri State University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Southeast Missouri State University has fraternities and sororities.
Southeast Missouri State University has the Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in the Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Southeast Missouri State University include Student Activities Council, Greek Life, Campus Outreach and SEMO eSports.
Southeast Missouri State University students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming, Move-In Bash and Late Night Breakfast.
This table offers information on housing at Southeast Missouri State University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||30%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||2,591|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||2,048|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||70%|
Southeast Missouri State University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most Southeast Missouri State University students live off campus. In 2022, 30% of undergrads at Southeast Missouri State University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 70% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Southeast Missouri State University. There are 2,591 spots available in on-campus housing for all 8,929 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 2,048 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 70% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Southeast Missouri State University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Southeast Missouri State University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Southeast Missouri State University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Southeast Missouri State University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Southeast Missouri State University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Southeast Missouri State University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Southeast Missouri State University, take Interstate 55 to Cape Girardeau, MO. If you need to fly, book your flight to Cape Girardeau Regional airport.
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