School Overview

Southwest Minnesota State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Marshall, Minnesota. Southwest Minnesota State ranked 19th in Minnesota Colleges and 58th in Federal Region V.
It has a total enrollment of 7,259 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. Southwest Minnesota State's acceptance rate is 91.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Southwest Minnesota State University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
Contact Information
Address1501 State St, Marshall, MN 56258-5468
Phone507-537-7678
WEBwww.smsu.edu/
Admission Information
Admissionwww.smsu.edu/admission/index.html
Online Applicationwww.smsu.edu/admission/applyonline.cfm
Financial Aidwww.smsu.edu/campuslife/financialaid/index.html
Net Price Calculatorwww.minnstate.edu/admissions/calculator/southwestmsu.html?_ga=2.135537657.998509588.1537211262-179850922.1537211262
Disability Servicewww.smsu.edu/campuslife/disabilityservices/
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (medium programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Southwest Minnesota State University is 91.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 28.00%. The application fees are $20 for undergraduate programs and $30 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate91.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)28.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$20
Graduate Application Fees$30

Tuition & Fees

Southwest Minnesota State's 2022 tuition & fees is $9,058 for Minnesota residents and $9,482 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $8,526 for Minnesota residents and $8,818 for out-of-students.
Minnesota ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$9,058$9,482
Graduate Tuition & Fees$8,526$8,818
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 7,259 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 574 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Southwest Minnesota State has 6,846 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 413 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students7,259
Undergraduate Students6,846
Graduate Students413
Online Enrollment574

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs65 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
Associate
Bachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Master's
Post-Master Certificate

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
ROTC
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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