Southwest Minnesota State University is a public, four-year university that is part of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System
Southwest Minnesota State University is located in Marshall, Minnesota, United States, a city of 13,680 people. The school has a full-time enrollment of approximately 3,700 students and employs 148 faculty members.It is divided into two major colleges, the College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences, and the College of Business, Education, and Professional Studies.SMSU is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Southwest Minnesota State University provides undergraduate education in the liberal arts and professional studies for the following areas: Accounting, Agriculture, Agronomy, Anthropology, Art, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Culinology, Economics, Education, English, Environmental Science, Exercise Science, Finance, Foreign Languages, Geography, Global Studies, Hispanic Studies, History, Hospitality Management, Humanities, Indigenous Nations and Dakota Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, Justice Administration, Liberal Arts and Sciences (AA Degree), Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, RN to BSN, Social Work, Sociology, Speech Communication, Theatre Arts, and Women’s Studies. The university also supports a Center for Rural and Regional Studies, and offers master’s degrees in Business Management, Education, Special Education and Physical Education. The most popular majors are Business Administration and Education.
In addition to being regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, the university also holds accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Music, the Minnesota Board of Teaching, the American Chemical Society and the Council on Social Work Education.