2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$13,291

Net Price

79%

Admitted

26%

Enrolled

54%

Graduation Rate

20/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Southeast Missouri State University

is a public, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 9,851. In 2021, there were 160 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #21 in Missouri and ranks #651 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Master

Psychology Graduates

160

Total Enrollment

9,851

Type

Public, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Ranking for Southeast Missouri State University

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#21

Missouri Rank

Combining ranking factors for 39 schools that offer psychology degrees in Missouri, Southeast Missouri State University ranks #21.

#651

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., Southeast Missouri State University ranks #651.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Southeast Missouri State University offers General Psychology and Social Work at the bachelor level. At the master level, the university offers Counseling and Applied Psychology and Industrial Organizational Psychology.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSMA
Counseling and Applied Psychology18
General Psychology103
Industrial Organizational Psychology4
Social Work35
Total Graduates13822
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 7,213 students applied to the Southeast Missouri State University. The university admitted 79% and 26% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Missouri universities is 4,597. On average, all Missouri institutions admit 72% and 29% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Southeast Missouri State University students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 74%. Compared to all Missouri four or more years colleges, the percentage is 70%.

The overall graduation rate for Southeast Missouri State University is 54%, compared to 54% for all Missouri universities.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare SEMO to Missouri Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Southeast Missouri State University to the average of all Missouri four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

SEMO

7,213

Applicants

79%

Percent Admitted

26%

Percent Enrolled

74%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

54%

Graduation Rate

MO Colleges

4,597

Applicants

72%

Percent Admitted

29%

Percent Enrolled

70%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

54%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 352 or 70% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 151 or 30% part-time faculty members employed at Southeast Missouri State University. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 352 or 70%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

SEMO

20 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

70%

Percent Full-Time

30%

Percent Part-Time

70%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

MO Colleges

14 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

54%

Percent Full-Time

46%

Percent Part-Time

51%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Southeast Missouri State University the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $7,461, and the average cost for books and supplies is $644.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $5,858 and the average cost for graduate fees is $753.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Southeast Missouri State University in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Southeast Missouri State University2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$9,974
On-Campus Living Expenses$4,941
Total Living Expenses$14,915
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$7,461
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$644
Total Undergraduate Expenses$23,020
In-State, Graduate Tuition$5,858
In-State, Graduate Fees$753
Total Graduate Expenses$6,611
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Southeast Missouri State University is $13,291. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Net Price by Family Income

Depending on the federal, state, or institutional grant aid available, the table below shows the average amount students pay to attend Southeast Missouri State University presented by family income bracket.

Students may pay more or less depending on their individual circumstances; however, these are the average costs as tracked by the university and reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Average Net Price by Income2020-20212021-2022
$0 – $30,000$10,359$10,684
$30,001 – $48,000$11,406$11,349
$48,001 – $75,000$13,157$13,232
$75,001 – $110,000$16,624$16,641
$110,001 and more$17,862$17,768
US Department of Education

Compare Southeast Missouri State University to all Missouri universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

SEMO

$23,020

Cost to Attend

$6,626

Average Financial Aid

98%

Percent Receiving Aid

$13,291

Net Price

MO Colleges

$34,004

Cost to Attend

$14,433

Average Financial Aid

97%

Percent Receiving Aid

$18,086

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 1,405 or 98%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 7,958 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $6,626.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid7,958$6,626
Pell Grants2,885$4,877
Federal Student Loans3,393$6,242
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Southeast Missouri State University to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

SEMO

7,958

Grant or Scholarship Aid

56%

Grants or Scholarships

2,885

Number of Pell Grants

20%

Pell Grants

3,393

Federal Student Loans

24%

Federal Student Loans

MO Colleges

3,322

Grant or Scholarship Aid

50%

Grants or Scholarships

1,371

Number of Pell Grants

21%

Pell Grants

1,909

Federal Student Loans

29%

Federal Student Loans

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