Where you belong!

Southwest Minnesota State University is a four-year public university located in Marshall, Minnesota. We offer a high-quality education in the liberal arts and professions to prepare you for a life that is successful both personally and professionally.

Students and faculty alike come here to engage in the rich “Southwest Experience,” which starts with strong academics, fulfilling social opportunities and support from fellow Mustangs.

We invite you to visit SMSU and to experience for yourself all that it has to offer. SMSU truly is where you belong!

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New Student Registration

New Student Registration

The New Student Registration programs are your chance to register for fall classes and will answer many of the questions you have about preparing for and transitioning to SMSU.

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Visit Campus Today!

Visit Campus Today!

Schedule your visit to SMSU! Meet our Admission staff and students. Tour campus. Talk to a professor or coach and begin your success story at SMSU!

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Homecoming 2018

Homecoming 2018

Home of the Mustangs! We’re counting the days to our biggest get-together of the year on Saturday, October 6, 2018. Save the date to your calendar now! Event details for the entire week of October 1-6 will be posted throughout the summer.

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SMSU Today

SMSU Today is the source for University feature stories, news, announcements, and events on campus. Follow @SMSUToday on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for information on the go.




Veronica Fischer ’11 is Convocation Speaker

Published: 08-02-2018

Veronica Fischer, a 2011 alumna, will be the Convocation speaker during Gold Rush Days 2018. Fischer, who graduated with Speech Communication and P...

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Gold Rush Days Aug. 23-26 at SMSU

Published: 08-03-2018

Freshmen will arrive on campus for Southwest Minnesota State University's Gold Rush Days orientation Aug. 23-26. Classes begin for all students on ...

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From left: Olga Reuvekamp, Eriks Dunens and Christy Kallevig,

MARL Program Approaches Start of Class X

Published: 08-12-2018

The Minnesota Agriculture and Rural Leadership (MARL) program is approaching its 20th anniversary and has grown steadily since the 30-member charte...

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Adult Basic Education Helped by Baun-written Grant

Published 08-04-2018

A cooperative effort between SMSU and the regional Adult Basic Education (ABE) program has resulted in greater accessibility for those seeking ABE services. "All this wouldn't have come about had we not moved to SMSU," said Pat Thomas, Adult Basic Education Program Director of the Marshall Region...

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