Southeast Missouri State University (SEMO)

Cape Girardeau, MO

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Southeast Missouri State University Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline July 1
SAT / ACT Scores Due first day of classes
Priority Application Due December 15
Reply to Acceptance by May 1

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 1,724 2,437 4,161
Accepted 1,653 2,393 4,046
Acceptance Rate 96% 98% 97%
Enrolled 817 1,071 1,888

SEMO Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
3.33 (weighted)

ACT Scores

(89% of Students Admitted to Southeast Missouri State University Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 20 to 26
  • Math 18 to 24
  • Composite 20 to 25
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 26 24 25
Bottom 25th Percentile 20 18 20

Southeast Missouri State University Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($30)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank   Considered
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations     Not Considered
Essay     Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities     Not Considered
Volunteer Work     Not Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
Electives 3 3
English 4 4
History 1 1
Math 3 3
Science 3 3
Social Studies 2 2
Lab 1 1
Other 1 1
Electives 1 1

Southeast Missouri State University Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 11,811 (94%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 713 (5%)

Southeast Missouri State University Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($30)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 24)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 2.00)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement     Not Considered
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores   Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)

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