Southern Methodist University

Dallas Texas

Team Name: Mustangs

Address: 6425 Boaz Ln., Dallas, TX 75205


Phone: 214-768-2000

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Undergraduate Enrollment7,056
Acceptance Rate53%
In-State Tuition$2,298  per hour
Out-of-State Tuition$2,298  per hour

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Southern Methodist University

Dallas Texas

THE OPTIMISTIC OUTLOOK of Dallas is at the heart of Southern Methodist University (SMU). For more than a century, SMU’s enterprising spirit has helped shape Dallas into a global gateway for people of all backgrounds who want to change the world. This comprehensive research university joined with an energetic city creates an opportunity powerhouse where over 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students forge their success in a rigorous academic environment and own their future.

SMU prepares Mustangs for a rapidly changing world, and jobs that don’t yet exist. A flexible common curriculum is built on a solid liberal arts foundation that allows students to pursue single or multiple majors and experience different cultures. SMU graduates greet the workforce with multiple competencies and global savvy.

New areas of study include data science, where regardless of major, students develop data fluency and innovative thinking. Faculty mentors poise students to succeed through research, civic engagement, creative works, and internships.

By The Numbers


Acceptance Rate53%
Median composite SAT score1440
Median ACT score32
Undergraduate Enrollment7,056
Students on Financial Aid70.6%


In-State Tuition$2,298  per hour
Out-of-State Tuition$2,298  per hour
Room and Board$7,001+


African American Students4.9%
Asian American Students8.3%
Hispanic Students14.5%
International Students4.1%
Male/Female Ratio49/51

Campus Life

Greek SystemYes
Freshman Living on Campus97%
Freshmen Who Return90%
Student/Teacher Ratio12:1
Full-Time Faculty723


Graduation in Four Years75%
Graduation Overall82%
Alumni Who Give $ to School10%