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.




Ewing Named NACA Outstanding Advisor

Published: 05-18-2018

Scott Ewing, Assistant Director of Student Activities at SMSU, was recently named the Outstanding Advisor for the National Association for Campus A...

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The last of 22 trees was recently planted

Graduate Gift Project Adds Trees to Campus

Published: 05-10-2018

 The SMSU campus has 22 new trees, thanks to the Graduate Gift Project. The Class of 2018 graduates, along with others from the University com...

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Ben Broze

Broze to Intern for Senator Klobuchar

Published: 05-10-2018

SMSU junior Ben Broze will be an intern in U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar's Minneapolis office this summer. Broze was an intern in Minnesota Governor M...

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Christine Olson is Cowan Award Winner

Published 04-18-2018

Little did Christine Olson know that the seeds of her broader world view were planted as a child growing up in Brazil, and later at the family dinner table in New Jersey. "Dad was raised on a dairy farm in Minnesota, went on to military service and was ultimately involved in world relief efforts ...

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