Total Southeast Enrollment Nears 10,500

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Total undergraduate and graduate student enrollment at Southeast Missouri State University is up 1.8 percent over this time last year.

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.,

Sept. 19, 2006 – Total undergraduate and graduate student enrollment at Southeast Missouri State University is up 1.8 percent over this time last year, according to the official fourth-week census report issued today.

Today’s report shows combined undergraduate and graduate student headcount at a record 10,477, up from 10,292 at this time last year.

Total undergraduate student headcount stands at 8,977, up .1 percent from 8,968 at this time last year.

Total graduate student headcount is 1,500, up 13.3 percent from fall 2005. Degree seeking master’s degree student headcount is 725, up 11.5 percent from this time last year. Students seeking specialist degrees total 115, up 49.4 percent from fall 2005. Doctoral student headcount stands at 11, the same figure as this time last year. Non-degree seeking master’s degree student headcount is 649, up 10.8 percent from fall 2005.

Southeast’s beginning freshmen headcount is 1,518, down 9.6 percent from this time last year. Continuing freshmen headcount stands at 911, down 1.1 percent from fall 2005.  Sophomore headcount is 1,764, up 6.3 percent from this time last year. Junior headcount is 1,660, down .5 percent from fall 2005. Senior headcount is 2,290, up 3.6 percent from this time last year.