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Southwest Minnesota State University Admissions Stats

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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Secondary School GPA: Recommended
Secondary School Rank: Required
Secondary School Record: Recommended
TOEFL: Required

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AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

1501 State St Marshall, MN 56258-5468
Phone: (507) 537-7678
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Southwest Minnesota State University
  • Located in Marshall, MN
  • Public
  • 6,611 students enrolled
  • 80% admitted
  • $6,986 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Anonymous
  • Nov-26-2015 I am a current student here

    Make a four year plan as a freshman. This is extremely important since SMSU is small, certain classes are only offered once every other year. This shows how important it is to get into the right classes at the right time. Your advisor (or advisors) is your best friend! Also, join clubs and go to the events as this is the best way to become a part of the campus.

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  • Katie from Cokato, MN
  • May-29-2014 I am a current student here

    Join clubs! The more involved you are the more you will enjoy being there! You gain so much knowledge and become very close to many people by being in clubs.

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  • Anonymous from Marshall, MN
  • Oct-18-2013 I am a current student here

    Pick this school! It really is a great place where you can have a good relationship with your professors, there is a lot of school spirit, and there are a lot of great people to meet.

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  • Amber from Browerville, MN
  • Mar-22-2013 I am a current student here

    A few tips for future students is to get your parking pass as soon as you can. No one likes getting their car booted and towed away. Also be sure to check online for your textbooks, as the campus bookstore can be pricey.

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