Southwest Minnesota State UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Marshall, Minnesota Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$8,874

Avg tuition

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About Southwest Minnesota State University

Southwest Minnesota State University is a medium-sized public university located on a rural campus in Marshall, Minnesota. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,058, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 64%. The university offers 57 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 50%, and a student-faculty ratio of 16:1. Tuition and fees for students are $8,874.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

64% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 64%

Retention Rate 67%

Graduation Rate 50%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 907-1087

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-24

Ways to Learn

On-campus

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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61%

Female Student Population

16:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

7k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

83%

Hispanic

4%

Unknown

3%

Two or more races

3%

Black

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

Asian

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

42% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

42%

State Grant Aid

46%

Institution Grant Aid

82%

Pell Grant

42%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $4,641
State Grant Aid $2,768
Institution Grant Aid $2,463
Pell Grant Aid $4,075
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Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.