Southwest Minnesota State University

Marshall, Minnesota

Southwest Minnesota State University Overview

Student population

Address1501 State St
Marshall, MN
School Websitewww.smsu.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above
Size

Remote

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate
Application DeadlineSeptember 1, 2020

Southwest Minnesota State University is a small public, 4-year college based in Marshall, Minnesota that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is post-master's certificate. In the 2019 academic year, 2,133 students applied to Southwest Minnesota State University. Of those students, 1,287 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Southwest Minnesota State University was $7,496, in addition to fees of $1,116. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Southwest Minnesota State University.

Southwest Minnesota State University has a 45% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Southwest Minnesota State University Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

SAT-
ACT-
GPARecommended
Applicants admitted

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The Southwest Minnesota State University acceptance rate is 60%. To put this into perspective, 1,287 of the 2,133 students who applied to Southwest Minnesota State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Southwest Minnesota State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Southwest Minnesota State University had an SAT score between the range of 865 and 1,030. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Southwest Minnesota State University was between 17 and 23 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to Southwest Minnesota State University as part of their application.

Southwest Minnesota State University Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Southwest Minnesota State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $7,496. Combined with fees of $1,116, room and board costs of $8,016, other expenses of $3,156 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $8,612 in tuition.

Students at Southwest Minnesota State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Southwest Minnesota State University was $4,666 last year, with 37% of students being awarded federal aid.

Southwest Minnesota State University Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio15:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Southwest Minnesota State University.

Southwest Minnesota State University has a good gender split, with 59% of undergraduates being female and 41% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Minnesota residents; in fact, 73% of all students reside in Minnesota. However, 26% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Southwest Minnesota State University is 15:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Southwest Minnesota State University Popular Majors and Programs

EDUCATION
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, FITNESS, AND KINESIOLOGY
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
PSYCHOLOGY
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
AGRICULTURAL/ANIMAL/PLANT/VETERINARY SCIENCE AND RELATED FIELDS
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES

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