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Southwest Minnesota State University Scholarships

1501 State St Tuition In/Out-State: $6,986 / $6,986 Total Fall Enrollment: 6,611
Marshall , MN 56258-5468 Books and Supplies: $1,200 Applicants Admitted: 80%
(507) 537-7678 On-campus Room and Board: $7,224 Receiving Aid of Some Type: 96%
http://www.smsu.edu Undergraduate Application Fee: $20 Receiving Institutional Aid: 57% , $2,335 on average
Source: National Center for Education Statistics
  • Southwest Minnesota State University General Information

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    Address 1501 State St, Marshall, MN 56258-5468
    Phone Number (507) 537-7678
    Web Address http://www.smsu.edu
    Mission Statement The mission of Southwest Minnesota State University is to provide high quality liberal arts, professional, and technical programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. Southwest Minnesota State University is dedicated to excellence in teaching and to preparing students to be life-long learners in a changing global, social, and natural environment. The University has a special commitment to the educational needs of people in its service region. This commitment is reflected in the curricula, cultural enrichment programs, cooperative relationships with other regional institutions, and in service and research contributions to both the public and private sectors of the region.
    Type of School Four or more years, Public
    Religious affiliation None
    Highest degree offered Master's degree
    Calendar Semester
    Setting Town, remote from an urban area
    Distance learning opportunities Yes

    Southwest Minnesota State University Size

    Total enrollment 6,611
    Enrolled full time 2,648
    Enrolled part time 3,963

    Southwest Minnesota State University Student Body

    Men enrolled full time 1,158
    Women enrolled full time 1,490
    American Indian/Alaskan Native 1%
    Asian/Pacific Islander 2%
    Black/Non-Hispanic 2%
    Hispanic 1%
    White/Non-Hispanic 88%
    Non-Resident Alien 3%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 3%
  • Southwest Minnesota State University Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number -
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $20
    Applied 1,464
    Admitted 1,174
    Enrolled 409
    Admitted % 80%

    Southwest Minnesota State University Admission factors

    Admission test scores Required
    Secondary school GPA Recommended
    Secondary school rank Required
    Secondary school record Recommended
    TOEFL Required
    Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
    Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
    Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended

    Southwest Minnesota State University Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 1%
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    Students submitting ACT 95%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 19
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 24
  • Southwest Minnesota State University Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $6,986
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $6,986
    Books and Supplies $1,200
    On-campus room and board $7,224
    Off-campus room and board $7,224

    Southwest Minnesota State University Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 96%
    Receiving Federal Grants 39% , $4,316 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 57% , $2,335 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 74% , $7,003 on average
  • Southwest Minnesota State University Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2012/2013 academic year.

    AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES Associate Bachelor Master
    Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations 0 13 0
    Agronomy and Crop Science 0 3 0
    BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES Associate Bachelor Master
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General 0 18 0
    BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES Associate Bachelor Master
    Accounting 0 21 0
    Business Administration and Management, General 1 97 46
    Finance, General 0 32 0
    Hospitality Administration/Management, General 0 9 0
    Marketing/Marketing Management, General 0 36 0
    COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS Associate Bachelor Master
    Radio and Television 0 9 0
    Speech Communication and Rhetoric 0 9 0
    COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES Associate Bachelor Master
    Computer Science 0 11 0
    EDUCATION Associate Bachelor Master
    Art Teacher Education 0 2 0
    Biology Teacher Education 0 3 0
    Chemistry Teacher Education 0 1 0
    Early Childhood Education and Teaching 0 21 0
    Education, General 0 0 104
    Elementary Education and Teaching 0 22 0
    English/Language Arts Teacher Education 0 3 0
    Health Teacher Education 0 2 0
    Mathematics Teacher Education 0 2 0
    Music Teacher Education 0 4 0
    Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 0 2 0
    Spanish Language Teacher Education 0 2 0
    Special Education and Teaching, General 0 0 13
    ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS Associate Bachelor Master
    Creative Writing 0 11 0
    General Literature 0 2 0
    Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 0 7 0
    FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS Associate Bachelor Master
    Spanish Language and Literature 0 2 0
    HISTORY Associate Bachelor Master
    History, General 0 10 0
    HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES Associate Bachelor Master
    Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 0 21 0
    Fire Services Administration 0 1 0
    MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS Associate Bachelor Master
    Mathematics, General 0 2 0
    MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES Associate Bachelor Master
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 0 1 0
    NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION Associate Bachelor Master
    Environmental Science 0 9 0
    PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES Associate Bachelor Master
    Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General 0 31 0
    Kinesiology and Exercise Science 0 1 0
    PERSONAL AND CULINARY SERVICES Associate Bachelor Master
    Culinary Science/Culinology 0 11 0
    PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES Associate Bachelor Master
    Philosophy 0 7 0
    PHYSICAL SCIENCES Associate Bachelor Master
    Chemistry, General 0 10 0
    PSYCHOLOGY Associate Bachelor Master
    Psychology, General 0 13 0
    PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS Associate Bachelor Master
    Public Administration 0 3 0
    Social Work 0 9 0
    SOCIAL SCIENCES Associate Bachelor Master
    Political Science and Government, General 0 7 0
    Sociology 0 5 0
    VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS Associate Bachelor Master
    Art/Art Studies, General 0 17 0
    Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 0 1 0
  • Southwest Minnesota State University Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline September 1
    Priority application deadline August 15
    Fall application deadline June 15
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due August 23
    SAT Subject score report due August 23
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    Financial Aid

    Financial aid priority deadline March 1
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Scholarship Description
To be considered for Transfer Scholarships, you must meet the following requirements: * Have completed a Transfer Scholarship Application * Enroll as a full-time student (minimum of 12 credits) * Take classes on the SMSU campus (2+2 programs are excluded from scholarship opportunities) * Have an AA, AS, or AAS degree with at least a 2.5 GPA We understand the importance of financial aid in helping you achieve your educational dreams, and we look forward to working with you as you pursue your education at Southwest Minnesota State University. Scholarships are awarded competitively as long as funding is available. If you have questions, please contact the Office of Admissions.
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