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General Institution Information

Complaint Resolution

SoutheastHEALTH College of Nursing & Health Sciences is committed to resolving student complaints in a prompt and fair manner. The College works diligently to find positive resolutions to all student concerns. Please try to exhaust all avenues of complaint resolution before going outside the College.

If you have a complaint that you would like addressed, please follow the process outlined here:

Questions regarding the complaint process should be directed to Dean of Student Affairs and General Education Dedria Blakely at

You may also contact the Higher Learning Commission when seeking a resolution.

Constitution Day and Voter Registration

Educational programming for Constitution Day is provided in the Commons Area each year on Sept. 17 or the following week if Constitution Day falls on a weekend.

Missouri residents can register to vote at a variety of locations, by mail and online. The Missouri Secretary of State website has applications and information available at

Illinois residents can register to vote online. The Illinois State Board of Elections has information on their website


2020-2021 Demographics

2019-2020 Demographics

Charts identify total students broken down by Gender, Race, and Need. Race is reported as identified by IPEDS. Race can be identified as: Nonresident alien, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, White, Two or more races, or Unknown. Race is reported as Other where it is not statistically relevant in order to protect student identity.

Disability Resources

SoutheastHEALTH College of Nursing and Health Sciences provides an accessible and supportive environment for students with disabilities. To review our full policy, please see our College Handbook.

If a qualified student with a disability believes an academic adjustment is necessary, the student should immediately contact the disability officer at 573.334.6825 ext. 2239, or by mail at 2001 William St., Cape Girardeau, MO 63703, Attn: Disability Officer.


The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords eligible students certain rights with respect to their education records. (An "eligible student" under FERPA is a student who is 18 years of age or older or who attends a postsecondary institution at any age.)

For more information on FERPA, please review the latest College Handbook on the Resource Center page.


Public Safety, Health and Security

Influenza Health Screening

Influenza Vaccine: Students are required to have the influenza vaccine annually prior to flu season in order to attend classes and/or clinicals. Exemptions to this policy may be made for medical reasons. However, students with approved exemptions will be required to sign a waiver. Additionally, some clinical settings may refuse admission to students who decline various vaccinations. In that case, the student must understand that they will not be able to participate in that clinical experience and may not finish the program successfully.

Quick Facts


2001 William St.
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703


  • Southeast Missouri Hospital School of Nursing opened in 1928 when the hospital opened.
  • The School of Nursing transitioned to the College of Nursing in 1995.
  • In 1999, the College's name changed to Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing & Health Sciences when the surgical technology program was opened.
  • The Higher Learning Commission College awarded initial accreditation in May 2005.

Mission, Accreditation and Admissions


To respond to the healthcare educational needs of the region by preparing qualified healthcare professionals.


The College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The College's academic programs are accredited by specialized accreditors. See all accreditations.


Regionally accredited private, not-for-profit, co-educational college offering degrees in nursing and health sciences.


Admissions are rolling. An admission decision is made once all application materials have been received.

Majors and Degrees


  • Medical Laboratory Science
  • Radiology Technology
  • Registered Nursing
  • Surgical Technology


  • Certificate (Medical Laboratory Science)
  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Applied Science (Nursing, Radiologic Technology)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Employment Rates

Employment rates within six months of graduation

  • 100% of the College's 2015, 2016, and 2017 graduates were employed within six months of graduation.
  • According to the 2018 College Scorecard, the median salary of the College's graduates 10 years after entering the College was $49,300.



  • Fall 2018: 175
  • 40% full-time; 60% part-time

Age of Students

  • Fall 2018 average age: 27

Cost of Attendance COA

Cost of Attendance (COA) is the estimated cost of a student's educational expenses for that period of enrollment. This includes both Direct and Indirect Costs. Direct costs include expenses that you pay directly to the College, such as tuition & fees. Indirect Costs include expenses that you incur as a result of going to College but do not pay the school directly. These can include room & board, transportation and miscellaneous expenses.

Estimated Cost of Attendance

Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff

  • 14 full-time faculty
  • 8 full-time staff
  • 8 full-time administrators

Student/Faculty Ratio

  • About 8.4:1

Average Class Size

Class size varies by program. The medical laboratory science, radiologic technology, and surgical technology classes typically have 8-12 students in each course. The RN to BSN program class size is 5-10 students. The pre-licensure (Associate of Applied Science) courses generally enroll 15-30 students. Generally, class size varies greatly, depending on the course but rarely exceeds 25 students.


The College offers students, faculty and staff a safe environment to teach and learn. See the safety section.

Clubs and Organizations

All students are members of the SoutheastHEALTH College Student Council.

Phi Theta Kappa is an international honor society of two-year colleges. The mission of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognize academic achievement of college students and to provide opportunities for them to grow as scholars and leaders.

All nursing students are strongly encouraged to join the Student Nurses Association.

Find out more.


The College has 1,540 graduates.

Student Right to Know

Student Achievement Data

Loans included in the Cohort Default Rate entered into repayment during the FY 2018 period that includes Oct. 1, 2017 through Sept. 30, 2018, and defaulted by Sept. 30, 2020.

Default Rates

  • 2016: 6.0%
  • 2017: 2.3%
  • 2018: 2.0%
  • 2019: 1.0%

Annual Assessment Reports

Availability of Employees for Information

Business hours are Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m., and after hours by appointment.

Please contact a member of our staff to schedule an appointment.

The College Navigator

The College Navigator website is available to students looking for comparative data among schools. This site provides general school information, cost, financial aid and other statistics.

College Scorecard

The U.S. Department of Education’s College Scorecard has the most reliable data on college costs, graduation, and post-college earnings.

Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences Scorecard