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U.S. Citizens & Permanent Residents

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Domestic Graduate Application

Proof of citizenship, permanent residency or lawful presence in the U.S. (e.g. driver's license, passport, birth certificate), official college transcripts and other required documents for your program of study should be sent to the Office of Admissions (contact information below).  Non-degree-seeking applicants are not required to submit official transcripts. 

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PDF Domestic Graduate Application 

Domestic students (permanent residents or U.S. citizens) who prefer to submit applications via mail can access the PDF version of the application by clicking the above link.

Returning Student Application Procedures

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Graduate Studies Returning Student Form

Students returning to Southeast after an absence of at least one semester (excluding summer), but less than three years, must complete this form prior to re-enrollment. Students seeking admission to a new program of study or who have not been enrolled at Southeast for three or more years must submit an Application for Graduate Admission or Application for International Student Admission in lieu of this form (see above and below).  The Graduate Studies Returning Student Form can be mailed to the Office of Admissions' mailing address listed below. 

International Student Application Procedures

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International Graduate Application 

International students (those who are not permanent residents or U.S. citizens) must apply for admission using this application (NOTE: See the exception above if returning to Southeast graduate study).  The application, $40 non-refundable graduate international application fee and other required documents can be mailed to International Education and Services:


Office of Admissions Contact Information

Phone: 573-651-2590
Fax: 573-651-5936 
Domestic Graduate Student Inquiries:

Southeast Missouri State University
Office of Admissions, MS 3550
One University Plaza
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

Phone: (573) 986-6863
Fax: (573) 986-6866
International Graduate Student Inquiries:

Southeast Missouri State University
International Education and Services
One University Plaza, MS 2000
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701, USA


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