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Required application documents include:

  • Transcripts (see Academic Credential Standard)
    • Submitted transcripts in PDF format are considered unofficial. After an applicant is admitted, official copies of transcripts are required to be submitted before the student can enroll in courses.
    • Academic credential standards for transcripts to be official are detailed in our policies and guidelines
  • Financial affidavit and proof of finances (see Financial Proof Standard)
  • Passport copy
    • Please include valid passport copies for all dependents listed on your application. 
    • A passport must be valid at least six months beyond the intended program start date.  
  • Additional documents as required by your graduate department (More Information)
    • Note- you did not need to submit GRE/GMAT test scores if seeking conditional admission, but are required to submit any other additional documents if required by the department.
    • If the program requires GRE/GMAT test score, an acceptable result will be required to finalize admission to the degree program.


  • Go to our application page and create an account.
  • Choose the level (Academic Level = Graduate/Master’s, Student Type = Intensive English Program Conditional Admission) and program you want to study, as well as the entry term you are applying for. Please be sure to complete your application before our posted Application Deadlines.
  • Upload all required documents in the application. Important notes:
    • All uploaded files must be in .pdf format
    • If possible, save your .pdf files with your family name and the name of the document (e.g., Smith_transcript.pdf).
    • Be sure to upload the required documents in the correct fields.
    • Only one document can be uploaded into each field. Documents saved in an upload field will be deleted from the system when another document is uploaded.
  • Submit the online application and pay the $60 non-refundable application fee before our posted Application Deadlines.

After admission:

  • Southeast does not require a tuition deposit. The first tuition payment is due at the beginning of the first semester.
  • Merit-based scholarships will be listed on the Form I-20 (see requirements).  Scholarships are based on the current tuition rate, and enrollment requirements, subject to terms and pending verification from Student Financial Services. Merit-based scholarships are determined before your first semester at Southeast.  Students will be able to view the award once they are enrolled in classes.
  • Admitted students should read their acceptance letter carefully for the conditions of admission and the next steps before enrollment.
  • Review important information regarding arrival at SEMO.
  • Visit the U.S. Department of State website for travel advisories (the guidance may be subject to change so please ensure you check the website directly for current advisories)
  • Please note admission is valid only for the semester listed on the admit letter and Form I-20. A new application is required for anyone seeking to defer admission.
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