Fast Facts 2018

Fast facts: Enrollment, retention, and academic offerings (Fall 2018)

  • Undergraduate enrollment was 10,041 and graduate enrollment was 1,030.
  • Enrollment included 305 undergraduate transfer students.
  • The student population is 59.5% female and 40.5% male.
  • The student population includes 8% Black/African American, 2.04% Hispanic, and 9.71% students from other minority ethnic groups.
  • The five-year average incoming freshmen class size is 1,757 students.
  • The average ACT score is 22.6 and the average cumulative GPA is 3.47 for full-time freshmen.
  • The average freshman-to-sophomore retention rate is 74.4%.
  • The average age of undergraduate students is 22.
  • The average four-year graduation rate is 32.2%; five-year 45.9%; and six year 48.8%.
  • Southeast offers more than 200 areas of study.
  • Approximately 1,303 courses are offered each semester.
  • More than 269 courses are offered online.
  • Southeast offers more than 83 study-abroad options.
  • The student-to-faculty ratio is 20:1.

 Fast facts: Campus life and athletics (Academic Year 2018)

  • 82% of the students are from Missouri.
  • Out-of-state students represent almost all 50 states, with the largest out-of-state representation being from Illinois.
  • There are 633 international students from 65 different countries studying at Southeast.
  • 12.5% of students are using the University Tutorial Services.
  • 9.7% of students are enrolled in supplemental instruction course sections.
  • 66% of students are using University Career Services.
  • The residential student body is approximately 26%.
  • More than 40% of undergraduate students are active members of a student organization and more than 1,000 of these students are in a direct student leadership position or participating in a University leadership development program.
  • Students may choose from 20 residence halls and 10 dining venues.
  • There are more than 238 student organizations.
  • 19% of students are members of Greek social fraternities and sororities.
  • Two recreation centers and the Student Aquatic Center are available for students.
  • More than 5,000 students participate in intramural sports or sports clubs.
  • Southeast competes in NCAA Division I, Ohio Valley Conference athletics. Southeast's mascot is Rowdy the Redhawk, and the campus colors are red and black.
  • Women's sports are basketball, cross country, gymnastics, soccer, softball, tennis, track (indoor/outdoor), and volleyball. There are 157 female athletes.
  • Men's sports are baseball, basketball, cross country, football, and track (indoor/outdoor). There are 213 male athletes.
  • 416 students participated in dance, music, and theatre events and productions.



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