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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50th Anniversary

50th Anniversary

SMSU is 50 years old!! Join us in celebrating during the 2017-18 academic year.

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How To Talk Minnesotan

How To Talk Minnesotan

If you want to learn the fine art of living and talking Minnesotan (even if you've lived in Minnesota all your life!), come join Ed and Lucy Humde up at the Lost Walleye Lodge.

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Mustang Days

Mustang Days

Come visit us October 19 & 20! This open house event is the perfect opportunity to discover why SMSU is Where You Belong!

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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.