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The Foundation's Campaign for Southwest is focused on modernizing facilities to enhance SMSU's learning environment. Their dedication shows why SMSU is

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 Zarzana is Cowan Award Winner

 Dr. James Zarzana is the winner of the Cowan Award for 2014.

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 SMSU and Marshall Public Schools are collaborating on the Marshall Regional Track & Field Complex.

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