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Southern Methodist University

Dallas, TX
University Website: www.smu.edu
Apply Online: www.smu.edu/Admission/Apply.aspx
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Southern Methodist University (SMU) is a private research university in Dallas, Texas. Founded in 1911 by the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, SMU operates satellite campuses in Plano, Texas and Taos, New Mexico. SMU is owned by the South Central Jurisdiction of the United Methodist Church. 7,000 of the University's 12,000 students are undergraduates.

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  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $34,990.00 avg tuition

6425 Boaz St
Dallas, TX 75275-0221
(214) 768-2000

Apply online Admissions:
www.smu.edu/admission/home.asp
Financial Aid:
www.smu.edu/admission/financial.asp

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Southern Methodist University

Statistics:
Applied 10,338
Admitted 5,641 55%
Enrolled total 1,382
Full Time: 1,382
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 580 680
SAT Math 600 690
SAT Writing 0 0
ACT Composite 27 31
ACT English 26 33
ACT Math 26 32
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 89%
4-year graduation rate 62%
6-year graduation rate 77%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Do not know
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Southern Methodist University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $34,990.00 $34,990.00 $34,990.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $4,440.00 $4,440.00 $4,440.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,462.00 $1,462.00 $1,462.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $35,088.00 $35,088.00 $35,088.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $4,440.00 $4,440.00 $4,440.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,462.00 $1,462.00 $1,462.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $13,125.00 $0.00 $2,600.00
Other Expenses $2,600.00 $0.00 $2,600.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $60.00
Graduate Application Fee $75.00
Books and Supplies $800.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 80%
Percent receiving grant aid 77%
Avg amount of grant aid $23,655.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 35%
Avg amount of student loan aid $7,693.00

Southern Methodist University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
African-American/Black Studies X
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies X
Italian Studies X
Latin American Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies X
Finance, General X X
Financial Planning and Services X X
Insurance X
Management Information Systems, General X X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X X
Real Estate X X
Taxation X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Advertising X X
Journalism X
Public Relations/Image Management X
COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X X
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other X
EDUCATION
Bilingual and Multilingual Education X
Education, Other X
Music Teacher Education X X
ENGINEERING
Civil Engineering, General X X
Computer Engineering, General X X
Computer Software Engineering X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Engineering Science X
Engineering, General X X
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering X X
Manufacturing Engineering X
Mechanical Engineering X X
Operations Research X X
Systems Engineering X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Engineering/Industrial Management X X
Telecommunications Technology/Technician X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Facilities Planning and Management X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
French Language and Literature X
German Language and Literature X
Italian Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor X
Music Therapy/Therapist X X
HISTORY
History, General X X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence X
Programs for Foreign Lawyers X
Tax Law/Taxation X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X X
Humanities/Humanistic Studies X X
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Computational Mathematics X
Mathematics, General X
Statistics, General X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
International/Global Studies X
Medieval and Renaissance Studies X X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X X
Environmental Studies X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
Religion/Religious Studies X X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X
Geophysics and Seismology X X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Clinical Psychology X
Psychology, General X X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Policy Analysis, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X X
Applied Economics X X
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics X
Economics, General X X
Political Science and Government, General X
Social Sciences, General X
Sociology X
THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
Divinity/Ministry X
Religious/Sacred Music X
Theology/Theological Studies X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X X
Cinematography and Film/Video Production X
Conducting X
Dance, General X X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X X
Film/Cinema/Video Studies X
Fine and Studio Arts Management X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X X
Keyboard Instruments X X
Music History, Literature, and Theory X
Music Performance, General X X
Music Theory and Composition X X
Music, General X
Voice and Opera X X

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