Southwest Minnesota State University is accredited by:

  • the National Association of Schools of Music
  • the Minnesota Board of Teaching
  • the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • the Council on Social Work Education
  • the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships, and 
  • The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago IL 60602; (800) 621-7440.

For more information about the Higher Learning Commission visit their website:
For information on the HLC Reaccreditation Site Visit to SMSU in October 2014, visit our HLC Accreditation page:

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