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SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY - [SMSU], MARSHALL, MINNESOTA

Marshall, MinnesotaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1963Established Year
  6910Enrollment

Southwest Minnesota State University Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

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Southwest Minnesota State University is a public university located in Marshall, Minnesota, United States. Established in 1964, SMSU is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and the Higher Learning Commission.

Highlights

University TypePublic
Campus SettingSmall City
UG Application PortalOfficial website
Annual EndowmentUSD 2.7 million+
Student Retention Rate69%
Work-Study ProgramYes
Mode of ProgramsFull time; Part-time; Online
Campus Housing Capacity1,023
Annual Cost of AttendanceUSD 16,380
Average Estimated SalaryUSD 42,100
Admission Helpdesk507-537-6206 | registration@smsu.edu

Programs, Campus & Residence

  • The university offers over 50 undergraduate and 5 graduate programs through its many colleges.
  • The most popular majors are – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies; and Psychology.
  • SMSU has 8 residence halls providing on-campus housing to freshmen at 84% of the student population.

Southwest Minnesota State University Admission Process

Intake Seasons Undergraduate – Fall – Sep 1

Admission Requirements 

  • Transcripts, LOR, SOP
  • Test Scores - SAT/ACT/GMAT/GRE
  • English Proficiency Test Score –
    • TOEFL – 500 (paper based test); 173 (computer test); 61 (iBT)
    • IELTS – 5.5
  • Application Fee – USD 20
  • Additional Requirements – Resume, Personal Essay

Applications for international students for both the undergraduate and graduate programs on the official website.

Cost of Attendance & Financial Aids

  • The average need based scholarship offered is of USD 5,684.
  • 67% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Southwest Minnesota State University Cost of Attendance

ExpensesCost in USD
Tuition and Fees8,619
Room and Board7,761
Books and SuppliesNot Reported
MiscellaneousNot Reported

The university has an alumni network who enjoy few benefits such as acquaintance with fellow alumni, encourage and coordinate alumni activities and many more.

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$ 8,6401st YEAR
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4 YEARS

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$ 8,6401st YEAR
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4 YEARS

Course Duration

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$ 8,6401st YEAR
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4 YEARS

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Mar 01

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$ 8,6401st YEAR
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4 YEARS

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Southwest Minnesota State University Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population9019
FAFSA Code002375
Application Cost$20
Accreditation NCA
Average Cost of Attendance$8,640 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio3 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL-61- -
IELTS-5.5- -
Undergraduate
ACTCheck Detailed Score211824 91%
English201623-
Mathematics221825-

Southwest Minnesota State University Acceptance Rate

61.6%

Acceptance Rate

2051

Total Applicants

9019

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

41.3%

Male

58.7%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program61.6%
Total Applicants13600
Total Enrolled8381
Graduate
Graduate Programs61.6%
Total Applicants1036
Total Enrolled638

Southwest Minnesota State University Enrollment

Enrollment
Southwest Minnesota State University Enrollment9019
Undergraduate Enrollment8381
Graduate Enrollment638
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate33.2%

Attendance Cost

$8,640

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$8,640 / Year
Post Graduate Program$12,060 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,200 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$7,810 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$3,156 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$7,810 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$3,156 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$3,156 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$3,156 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Program Wise Accreditations
Music ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Music
Nursing ProgramsCommission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
32751396187943
+1-507-537-6286
TELEPHONE
+1-800-642-0684
TOLL FREE
1501 State St
ADDRESS

NEARBY THIS CAMPUS


Shopping Mall

Market Street Mall0.97 Km
Ebenezer Clothing Store3.52 Km

Bus Station

Marshall (Southwest Minnesota State University)1.1 Km
Marshall111.57 Km

Airport

Helipad Hospital1.73 Km
Marshall VOR-DME MML 111.05.23 Km

Book Store

Hindi Store2.49 Km
Columbia Imports2.54 Km

Super Market

Hy-Vee2.51 Km
Walmart Supercenter2.72 Km
ALDI3.03 Km

*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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