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Southwest Minnesota State University Acceptance Rate & Admissions Info

4 Year

Public

Not-for-Profit

Award Completions

Less than one year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate

State Abbreviation

Minnesota

1501 STATE STMARSHALL, MN 56258

Net Price

Admission Stats

Total enrollments (2022)

Average ACT

$14,061

92%

6930

21

Admission Deadlines

Competitiveness Scale

Average GPA

Average SAT

Rolling Admissions

Normal

3.4

990

Southwest Minnesota State is a public university located in Marshall, Minnesota. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,650 undergraduate students. The Southwest Minnesota State acceptance rate is 92%. Popular majors include Nursing, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, and Elementary Education. Graduating 48% of students, Southwest Minnesota State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $33,100.

How does college or university compare?

The acceptance rate for SMSU is thirteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Dakota State University77.40%
University of Minnesota-Morris56.70%
University of Sioux Falls91.50%
Augustana College66.90%
Gustavus Adolphus College69.20%