Steps to Apply

Apply to Southeast in 4 Easy steps 

1. Submit your Online application

2. Pay the $40 application fee

3. Email your supporting documents

Email (or reply to the confirmation email you received after you submitted your online application) with a scanned copy of the following items:

Graduate students: See if your program requires additional items.

IEP students are not required to submit test scores

If you are studying in the US, submit the SEVIS transfer eligibility form

To ensure efficiency and timely processing, please try to include all required documents in one email (per student) and provide the student last name, first name and date of birth in the subject line.

4. Mail your official transcripts

Only mail us official transcripts before the following deadlines. All other application materials should be submitted via email. Click here to know our academic credential requirements.

February 1 IEP students starting in March
April 1 IEP students starting in Summer
July 1 Fall- August entry
September 1 IEP students starting in October
December 1 Spring- January entry

Our office address is:

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

Click here to enter your tracking number to check if our office has received and reviewed your packet.

If you were admitted to SEMO before you received your final transcripts/certificate, you must mail to our office the official transcripts that you sent via email as well as your official final transcripts/certificates by the deadlines listed above.

Non-degree seeking students (example: visiting, IEP) are not required to mail your official transcripts.

The deadlines listed above are not applicable to transfer students. Transfer students must submit official transcripts for admission and transfer credit review.

To learn about out general admission criteria, including English proficiency standards, financial requirements, etc. please see our policies.

Returning students do not have to pay the $40 application fee or submit official transcripts from SEMO. All other requirements still apply. Please email for specific requirements.


International Village Admin Building 101 – Located at:
1025 N. Sprigg St.
Cape Girardeau, MO

International Education and Services
One University Plaza, MS2000
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701

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