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.




Donavan Phoenix

Donavan Phoenix Learning Much in His Agricultural Education Internship

Published: 06-27-2018

Donavan Phoenix has his heart set on a career in agricultural education. And his internship this summer is helping him lay the groundwork. "This in...

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SMSU Coaching Master’s Ranked 15th Nationally

Published: 06-29-2018

Southwest Minnesota State University has been ranked 15th nationally for the most affordable online master's degree in coaching. The ranking is by ...

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Jenna Miller

Jenna Miller Has Her Eyes Set on New York

Published: 06-15-2018

Jenna Miller graduated this past spring with her heart set on the New York theatre scene. It's a longshot, but the talented alumna has the drive an...

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Jean Replinger Honored With 'Women Who Dared' Award

Published 06-14-2018

Jean Replinger was outside the Women's Center at Southwest Minnesota State University, chatting with President Connie J. Gores and some friends. She was there for the presentation of her Women Who Dared Award to SMSU. The award is a national recognition that goes someone who has taken risks which...

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