Southeast Missouri State University is a public university offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in over 200 areas of study. The University has a rich history as well as a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. The latest in modern technology is also utilized to assist students with learning and ensure success. In addition to their coursework, students have the opportunity to participate in the many sports teams available including basketball, cross country, track and field, baseball, football, gymnastics, tennis and more. Students can also join the Universities many clubs and organizations such as, Agriculture Club, Accounting-Finance Club, Anime Party, Campus United Way, Culture Junction, Cycling Team, Equine Club, Federation of Chess, Inside Beat Magazine Association to name only a few.
Southeast Missouri University rests on 400 acres of land, in a rural area of Cape Girardeau located in southeastern Missouri on the banks of the Mississippi River.. The city lies roughly between St. Louis and Memphis and has a rich tradition with lots of noted historical sites in the area. Downtown Cape Girardeau offers many events for people to come together and enjoy. The annual Home and Garden Tour, The Cape Riverfront Market, Tunes at Twilight and the Great Race (vintage cars) are just a few, with a taste of something that everyone can appreciate. Cape Girardeau has a temperate climate with distinct summer and winter seasons. Numerous opportunities for outdoor recreational activities are available including biking, swimming, fishing, and boating.