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International Students

Dear Prospective Student:

Welcome to Southeast Missouri State University’s 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 representing almost all 50 US states and 52 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 180 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 300 international graduate students (and more than 600 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. Doug Koch
Vice Provost and Interim Dean of Graduate Studies

To learn about the application process, requirements, and apply for admission, please visit the Future Students tab on the International Education and Services website.



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