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Here’s the bottom line for your bottom line: Southeast is one of the top 2 institutions in Missouri in accreditations, and it’s in the top 5 of the lowest cost universities in the state! That means you can be assured you’re getting a quality education at an affordable price. Plus, we award $20 million in academic scholarships and 1,500 endowed scholarships each year to further help you with the cost of your degree. College can be challenging, we’re working to make paying for it easier.

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Articulation Agreements to Ease Transfer of TRC Students to Southeast Programs in Business, Agriculture

Officials with Southeast Missouri State University and Three Rivers College (TRC) signed articulation agreements today to assist in the seamless transfer of TRC students with associate degrees in business administration and agriculture into Southeast bachelor’s degree programs in these academic areas. Signing the agreements at Three Rivers College today were Dr. Carlos Vargas, president of [...]

Southeast Hosting Soil Health and Water Quality Workshop July 18

Southeast Missouri State University’s Department of Agriculture and the United States Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS) will host a Soil Health and Water Quality Workshop July 18 at the University’s campus in Kennett, Missouri. This free workshop is scheduled from 8:30 a.m.-noon, and is open to anyone with an interest in soil health [...]

Southeast Sikeston Campus, Lincoln University Partner on Vegetable Demonstration Garden

SIKESTON, Mo. — A student-oriented vegetable demonstration garden is now open at Southeast Missouri State University’s Sikeston campus for those in the region to learn more about the range of Bootheel produce supplying fresh markets worldwide. Thanks to a partnership between Southeast Missouri State University and Lincoln University’s Cooperative Extension and with assistance from a [...]


/// From the Dean

The regional campuses were established to make a college education and degree attainable to students who, for a myriad of reasons, would otherwise not be able to pursue one. They are students who simply love their hometown and aren’t interested in leaving. Since opening, thousands of students have attended one of Southeast's regional campuses where they can now earn a degree in 10 programs. College should be available to everyone. I'm proud to say Southeast held that value long before the internet made it a reality.

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