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Rhodes is the official fountain drink of Southeast, and now Southeast is the official 4-year educational provider of Rhodes.

Southeast Missouri State University offers Rhodes employees a competitive 10% tuition discount for students in an online-only degree program through Southeast Online. Let us help continue your education as a thank you for the work you do in your community.

Standard Online Rate

Southeast offers a standard online tuition rate for undergraduate and graduate degrees, regardless of location or employment.

A Public University Partner

Southeast Missouri State University is a comprehensive, accredited public university partnered with Rhodes. We bring the benefits of groundbreaking academic programs and affordable degrees to employees like you.

Competitive Degree Options

Southeast offers more than 50 academic programs online with opportunities to study business administration, child development, computer information systems, psychology and a host of other degree programs.

Prior Learning Assessment

You've done the work. Now get the credit. Southeast Missouri State University offers a variety of opportunities for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA), meaning you could get college credits for the professional or military experience you already have.

Steps to Apply

  1. Complete the application for admission online. Be sure to include the company code RHODES01M on the application.
  2. Request to have your high school and any college transcripts sent to Southeast.
  3. Fill out the Employee Rate Agreement form and email the required materials to admissions@semo.edu or mail them to:
Southeast Missouri State University
Office of Admissions
One University Plaza
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701-4799


Current Southeast Online students that wish to receive the discount are required to recertify every semester. To receive the discount, complete the Employee Rate Agreement form and submit it together with the required materials (noted on the form) to the Office of Admissions.


Southeast Online Programs
Phone: 1 (573) 651-2766
Fax: 1 (573) 651-2859