The communities in our area are served by excellent school districts to best accomodate your children's education. Click on any of their links below.
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The Southwest Research and Outreach Center (SWROC) is firmly planted in southwest Minnesota with our fields, our facility, and most importantly our people. Talented and dedicated researchers, educators, technicians and assistants help guide and direct all that is done.
The Center stands strong in the field of agricultural research and outreach because of the faculty and staff and their work with producers, communities and colleagues. Working with a wide spectrum of partners and supporters, the SWROC takes pride in its past and is confident this will be a thriving and productive research and outreach center for many years to come, as the Center continues to build on its' on strengths.
Southwest Minnesota State University -- Marshall
1501 State St.
Marshall, MN 56258
Southwest Minnesota State University is a four-year public university offering a high quality education in the liberal arts and professions to prepare students for a life that is successful both personally and professionally. SMSU has grown into a university of choice with high national rankings, producing scholars who become the leaders, thinkers, and entrepreneurs of the future. Students and faculty alike come to engage in the rich "Southwest Experience," which starts with strong academics, fulfilling social opportunities and support from fellow Mustangs.
Ridgewater Community and Technical College -- WIllmar and Hutchinson
2101 15th Avenue NW
PO Box 1097
Willmar MN 56201
2 Century Avenue SE
Hutchinson MN 55350
Ridgewater College is a community and technical college that offers more than 100 educational programs in Transfer Education, transfer options, and technical education. Ridgewater College serves more than 5500 students on its campuses in the growing communities of Willmar and Hutchinson, Minnesota.
Ridgewater College also offers some programs that are unique in the state of Minnesota and nationally. Small class sizes, up-to-date technology, and access to many student activities and organizations (including intercollegiate sports, choir, theater, and Student Senate) give students the opportunity to enjoy a positive college experience. Ridgewater College is proud of its scholarship foundation, and excellent graduation and job placement rates.
As a partner in the region's business and industry, Ridgewater College strives to maintain a quality of education for tomorrow's workforce, and to keep pace with the needs of the community by offering Customized and Continuing Education courses.
Redwood Falls, MN 56283