Southwest Minnesota State University


Student Population
 Location Marshall, Minnesota
 Online smsu.edu 
School Type Public 4 Year
Size Small
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered Undergrad/Graduate

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 2,051 prospective students applied, and 1,264 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 332 enrolled in the school.  2,217 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,937 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $7,496 plus fees of $1,114. Southwest Minnesota State University is ranked 1102 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


Getting In

Admission Standards
Test Scores
Applications Accepted
Applications DueSep 1, 2019
Applicant CompetitionLow

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Southwest Minnesota State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,114
Room and Board $7,810
Budget for Other Expenses$3,156
Total One Year Cost$20,776


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

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%