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The Perryville Higher Education Center (PHEC) provides the opportunity for area students to pursue their college education at a nearby location. We are an outreach facility for Southeast Missouri State University and Mineral Area College.
Located at 108 South Progress Drive in Perryville, Mo., we are just minutes away from Interstate 55. The Perryville Higher Education Center is located in the former library building on the beautiful St. Marys of the Barrens campus.
From Interstate 55: take Exit 129; turn north on Highway 51; you will see the two Perryville water towers on your right; they are at the intersection of Edgemont Boulevard and Highway 51; turn left on Edgemont Boulevard; turn right on Progress Drive; the Higher Education Center parking lot is on the left. Enter the doors facing the parking lot.
From Highway 61: turn south on the Highway 51 by-pass; at the stop light, turn right on St. Joseph Street (Hwy. T); turn left on Progress Drive (the first street past the stop light); the Higher Education Center parking lot is on the right. Enter the doors facing the parking lot.