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International Office Welcome

SMSU warmly welcomes you! 

Greetings! We are so glad that you are interested in Southwest Minnesota State University. It is truly Where You Belong! Kindly visit the International Admissions page to view our admissions process. Also, if you cannot locate the relevant information you seek, feel free to contact our office.

The International Student Service's Office provides support for approximately 150 International students who represent more than 24 different countries worldwide. These students enhance our campus diversity and enrich the cultural experiences for the campus as well as the surrounding community. Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU) is also very fortunate to have international faculty as part of our university family.

The International Student Service's Office offers support for International students to help ease the transition to the United States, Minnesota, Marshall and Southwest Minnesota State University.

Office Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (Mon-Fri)

Office Email:

Michael Kurowski
International Student Services and Study Abroad Opportunities
Office: SC 234
Phone: (507) 537-6018


Jamie Leonard
Office & Administrative Assistant, Sr.,  International Student Services
Office: SC 238
Phone: (507) 537-7222


We encourage you to stay up to date with our office.  As well as finding information here on this page, you may also choose to follow us on:

Twitter:   @SMSUCIE


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