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Southeast Missouri State University Tuition & Cost

Cape Girardeau, Missouri

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Missouri Resident Sticker Price

In State Costs for Southeast Missouri State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$644
Other Fees$1,254
Room and Board $9,974
Other Expenses Budget$4,941

Out of State Resident Sticker Price

Out of State Costs for Southeast Missouri State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$644
Other Fees$1,254
Room and Board $9,974
Other Expenses Budget$4,941

In-State Tuition

In-state tuition at Southeast Missouri State University for undergraduate students residing in Missouri is $7,461. Room and board charges total $9,974 per year. Students will also need to budget for books and supplies, which typically amount to $644 annually. Other administrative or academic fees are $1,254 for the year. Additionally, students should plan an estimated $4,941 for other miscellaneous expenses throughout the year. In sum, residents attending Southeast Missouri State University full time should expect a total annual cost of $24,274.

Out-of-State Tuition

Undergraduate tuition at Southeast Missouri State University is $14,031 for out-of-state students. Additionally, out-of-state students are charged $9,974 for room and board, $644 for textbooks and educational resources, plus fees of $1,254. Students are advised to budget $4,941 for other expenses. When these costs are combined, annual out-of-state charges total $30,844. This figure is 27.1% higher than what Missouri residents pay.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

The average reported annual net price for Southeast Missouri State University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $13,815 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

The net price provides a more realistic estimate of the true cost of attending Southeast Missouri State University, once common grants and scholarships have been taken into account. It's important to note that this net price can fluctuate based on factors such as family income and individual financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020

Net Price by Income Southeast Missouri State University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$10,359
$30,001 to $48,000$11,406
$48,001 to $75,000$13,157
$75,001 to $110,000$16,624

Financial Aid

97% of full-time undergrad Southeast Missouri State University received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $9,600 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 50% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,116 and 5% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $7,990.

Finanical Aid Southeast Missouri State University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $9,600 97%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $5,567 86%
Pell Grants $4,762 37%
Other Federal Grants $3,331 54%
State and Local Grants $2,045 38%
Federal Student Loans $5,116 50%
Other Student Loans $7,990 5%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Southeast Missouri State University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $39,944. The loan balance of $39,944 is a four year multiple of the $9,986 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $423 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.99%.

Example Loan $39,944
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.99%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $423.47
Total Interest Paid $10,872.75
Sum of All Loan Payments $50,816.75

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price

Year Missouri Residents Non Residents
1 $24,274 $30,844
2 $25,477 $32,373
3 $26,740 $33,978
4 $28,066 $35,662

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Southeast Missouri State University to be $97,096 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 5% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Southeast Missouri State University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Missouri Residents $249 $747 $996
Out of State Residents $468 $1,404 $1,872

Estimated cost for a class at Southeast Missouri State University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Southeast Missouri State University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Southeast Missouri State University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=179557 IPEDS survey data for Southeast Missouri State University.