At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1873
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $6,990
  • Selectivity
  • Less Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Public
  • Religious Affiliation
  • N/A
Location and setting

Urban

Cape Girardeau, MO

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

July 1

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 83%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 36%
  • Application Fee
  • $30
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

72%

Top half of HS class

42%

Top quarter of HS class

17%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 420-553
  • Math
  • 458-583
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 20-25
  • English
  • 20-26
  • Math
  • 18-25
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Less Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 82%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 36%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 10,693

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$6,990

Tuition and fees (in state)

$502

books and supplies

$8,508

room and board

$16,000

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$12,375

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$502

books and supplies

$8,508

room and board

$21,385

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $9,608
  • $30-$48K
  • $10,064
  • $48-$75K
  • $12,585
  • $75-$110K
  • $14,739
  • $110 & UP
  • $16,228
Financial aid

95%

Receiving Financial Aid

38%

Receiving Federal Grants

51%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: July 1

Student Life

Student Body

10,693

Total undergrad enrollment

1,285

Total grad students

22%

Out-of-state

76%

In-state

2%

International
Students

  • 57%

    FEMALE

  • 43

    MALE
Organizations

152

Student Organizations

11

Fraternities

7

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

28%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 1%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 9%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 2%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 77%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

21:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

410

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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