Cape Girardeau has a general population of 35,349 and an overall student population of 11,861. Approximately 10,801 of Cape Girardeau's students are enrolled in schools that offer liberal arts programs.
Southeast Missouri State University is the largest liberal arts school in Cape Girardeau, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 176 students graduated from the Liberal Arts program at Southeast Missouri State University.
In 2010, 181 students graduated with a liberal arts degree from one of Cape Girardeau's liberal arts schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,435 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Cape Girardeau liberal arts schools was an average of $21,070 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $447 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a liberal arts program in Cape Girardeau. And if you live on campus at one of the Cape Girardeau-based liberal arts schools, you will have an added expense of $6,358 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.