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With 3,700 undergraduate and graduate students, SMSU is large enough to feel like a thriving university, yet small enough to feel like it's

Welcome to Southwest

Southwest Minnesota State University is a four-year public university offering a high quality education in the liberal arts and professions to prepare you for a life that is successful both personally and professionally. SMSU has grown into a university of choice with high national rankings, producing scholars who become the leaders, thinkers, and entrepreneurs of the future. 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.

Story Image Barnhardt an Inspiring 'Telling Women's Stories'...

Kristen Barnhardt, sophomore Disability Advocacy in New Media major, is this year’s winner in SMSU’s “Telling Women’s Stories” creative writing contest.

Story Image Fine Arts Celebration Features the Talents of SMSU...

The Fine Arts Celebration at SMSU showcases the many talents of students, faculty and staff.

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Southwest Minnesota State University

1501 State St. Marshall, MN 56258
1-800-642-0684
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We are an affirmative action / equal opportunity university.
Southwest Minnesota State University is a member of the Minnesota State system.