Southwest Minnesota State University

Marshall, MN, USA
3.33 Average Rating

Southwest Minnesota State University is a 4-year public school and a campus of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. SMSU hosts two colleges and three schools conferring undergraduate degrees in over 55 academic majors. In addition to classroom facilities, the university campus is home to the SMSU Art Museum, Museum of Indigenous Americans, and a planetarium. For students looking to improve their public speaking abilities, SMSU provides a space to practice and receive tutoring at the campus speech center.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Town
In State Students
73%
Out of State Students
20%
0
100
62%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision March 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
7,154
Total Number of Undergrads
6,713
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
28%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
45%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$14,854
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$8,641
Out-of-State Tuition
$8,641
Students Receiving Financial Aid
80%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,027
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
41%
59%
Student Organizations
92
Size of Town
Town: Remote
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Minneapolis
Sioux Falls
Saint Cloud
Rochester
Fargo
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$41,200
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What Students Are Saying

3.33 Average Rating
smsu is a great school! it has small class sizes which means lower student-teacher ratio. it offers many extracurricular activities.
vbplayer
southwest minnesota state university is an amazing school, and has many majors to choose from. smsu has professors that are all very knowledgeable in more than just there specialties. there are many clubs and opportunities to get active in the school.
Tricia from Mapleton, IA

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