Southwest Minnesota State University Rankings

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In the World#2476 of 14178
In North America#769 of 2629
In the United States#706 of 2528
In Minnesota#19 of 49
In Marshall#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
64%
Average SAT
997
Average ACT
21
Aid receiving
97%
Undergraduates
6,636
Graduates
422
Male:Female Ratio
38:62
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Post-master's certificate
Website
smsu.edu

Southwest Minnesota State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate64%65%64%
Applicants2,2649991,246
Admissions1,447645797
Freshmen enrolled full time293135158
Freshmen enrolled part time431

930 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

525 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
26 or 9%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 907
or below

75% of them
had 1087
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Southwest Minnesota State University are 907-1087 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
263 or 89%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Southwest Minnesota State University are 18-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Other Tests Recommended
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White5843 (83%)
Hispanic314 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown226 (3%)
Two or more races186 (3%)
Black or African American176 (2%)
Nonresident Alien157 (2%)
Asian130 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander6 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native5 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$5,585
Students receiving aid
97%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$7,722$7,374
Tuition in-state$7,722$7,374
Tuition out-of-state$7,722$7,374
Fee in-district$1,152$816
Fee in-state$1,152$816
Fee out-of-state$1,152$816

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity927
Combined charge for room and board$8,278
Room charge$5,218
Meal charge$3,060

Southwest Minnesota State University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
Education, General5129
Business Administration and Management, General5073
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse49
Kinesiology and Exercise Science45
Early Childhood Education and Teaching31
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching817
Psychology, General17
Elementary Education and Teaching17
Marketing & Marketing Management, General16
Agribusiness & Agricultural Business Operations15
Computer Science15
Social Work14
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration14
Biology & Biological Sciences, General14
Special Education and Teaching, General102
Accounting11
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies11
Art & Art Studies, General11
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General11
Sociology9
Culinary Science & Culinology9
Finance, General8
History, General7
Speech Communication and Rhetoric6
Political Science and Government, General6
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other5
Agronomy and Crop Science5
English Language and Literature, General4
Environmental Science4
Hospitality Administration & Management, General4
Music, General3
Chemistry, General3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General3
Radio and Television3
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing3
English & Language Arts Teacher Education2
Mathematics, General2
Philosophy2
Agricultural and Extension Education Services1
Music Teacher Education1
Agricultural Teacher Education1
Biology Teacher Education1
Creative Writing1
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist1
Grand Total11447221
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate50%41%57%
  • Full-time retention rate - 67%
  • Part-time retention rate - 33%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,152
Citations
13,206

Publication count by topic

Computer science
243
Materials science
165
Business
95
Engineering
80
Political science
70
Psychology
59
Chemistry
54
Mathematics
46
Sociology
45
Medicine
37
Economics
32
Physics
32
Environmental science
25
Biology
23
History
17
Geography
13
Art
10
Geology
8
Philosophy
3

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Psychology12387,504
Sociology1453837
Economics2123462
Computer science24741,374
Art27713
Political science278957
Engineering2867351
History32102
Business3255130
Geology325839
Physics3286145
Materials science3635319
Environmental science386277
Mathematics3893153
Geography404628
Chemistry4101380
Medicine4378201
Biology4471248

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199015
1991210
199229
1993412
1994122
1995077
1996434
1997538
1998461
1999859
2000577
200112113
20027124
200312154
200410231
200515212
20066306
20079375
20086444
200915488
20108622
201118626
201222854
201336975
201428935
201574955
201681839
2017175869
2018146959
20191951102
20201371153

General info

Alternative namesSMSU
Founded1963
WikipediaSouthwest Minnesota State University
MottoWhere You Belong
Colorsbrown, gold
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff318
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1501 State St
Marshall, Minnesota, 56258-5468
United States
City population14,000
Phone5075377678
Fax+1 (507) 537 7154

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