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Southwest Minnesota State University

Marshall, Minnesota

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Overview

Student Population
7,167
Southwest Minnesota State University overview
Location Marshall, Minnesota
Online smsu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
Southwest Minnesota State University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Marshall, Minnesota, Southwest Minnesota State University is a small four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 2,264 prospective students applied, and 1,447 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 297 enrolled in the school.  2,116 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 5,051 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $7,722 plus fees of $1,152. Southwest Minnesota State University is ranked 844 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

4/10
Overall
5/10
Academics
3/10
Resources
4/10
Outcomes
2/10
Value

Southwest Minnesota State University is rated within the lower 38% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Southwest Minnesota State University within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very Easy
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SAT 907/1087
ACT 18/24
GPA 3.21
Applications Accepted
63.9% 
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Applications Due Jun 15, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $20

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$7,722
Costs for Southwest Minnesota State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,152
Room and Board $8,278
Budget for Other Expenses$2,930
Total One Year Cost$21,282

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$41,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
39% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Southwest Minnesota State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 39%
Education 16%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 8%
Communication 4%
Biology 4%

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