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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Transfer Admitted Student Day

Transfer Admitted Student Day

Admitted Student Day is a special program designed for students who are already admitted to SMSU.

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Commencement

Commencement

The 2018 Commencement will be held on Saturday, May 5 at 10:00 a.m. in the RA Facility. From your degree check to line-up rooms and everything in between, all the information and critical dates you need to know are posted on the commencement page.

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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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SMSU Today
THE SOURCE FOR CAMPUS NEWS & EVENTS!

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.

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Students

EVENTS

Our Rights: Raising the Stakes

February 22, 2018

Theatre: One Man, Two Guvnors

February 22, 2018

Admitted Student Day

February 23, 2018

Theatre: One Man, Two Guvnors

February 23, 2018

LATEST NEWS

Melanie Kedl

Melanie Kedl Looks Forward to Life After Graduation

Published: 02-08-2018

SMSU senior Melanie Kedl looks forward to the next phase of her life. Whatever that may be. The senior Social Work major is finishing up her degree...

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Michael Dombrowski

Michael Dombrowski's Unusual Path to SMSU

Published: 02-06-2018

It's not every SMSU student who chooses the university, partly, because it is in a part of the country that gets cold.  "I had three general g...

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Ben Walker

Speech Center Helps Students in Many Ways

Published: 02-09-2018

Everyone can recall a time when they had a fear of public speaking. All college students are required to, at some point, give a presentation in a c...

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MUSTANGS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

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Head Trainer Laura Crowell: A Lifesaver

Published 01-26-2018

The trainers at Southwest Minnesota State University attend every practice and every competition, taking care of a myriad of injuries, from minor strains and sprains to more serious injuries. It’s rare, however, when they are called upon to save a life. Such was the case on Dec. 31 when...

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