Southern Methodist University

Dallas Texas

Team Name: Mustangs

Address: 6425 Boaz Ln., Dallas, TX 75205

Web: SMU.edu

Phone: 214-768-2000

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QUICK FACTS

Undergraduate Enrollment6,908
Acceptance Rate53%
In-State Tuition$2,234
Out-of-State Tuition$2,234

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Southern Methodist University

Dallas Texas

THE OPTIMISTIC OUTLOOK of Dallas is at the heart of Southern Methodist University (SMU). Its 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 more than twelve thousand undergraduate and graduate students forge success in a rigorous academic environment.

SMU prepares Mustangs for the demands of a rapidly changing world, and jobs that don’t yet exist. SMU’s flexible Common Curriculum builds a solid liberal arts foundation and allows students to pursue and develop multiple interests and skills.

Data science, a recently introduced discipline, develops data fluency and innovative thinking regardless of major. Students expand their education by pairing with faculty mentors through research, civic engagement, creative works, and internships.

In the Gerald J. Ford Hall for Research and Innovation—SMU’s interdisciplinary research hub—faculty, students, and industry partners collaborate, solve problems, and power new enterprises. The new Moody School of Graduate and Advanced Studies elevates the university’s research community.

BY THE NUMBERS

ADMISSIONS

Acceptance Rate53%
Median composite SAT score1430
Median ACT score32
Undergraduate Enrollment6,908
Students on Financial Aid73.5%

FEES

In-State Tuition$2,234
Out-of-State Tuition$2,234
Room and Board$7,001+

DEMOGRAPHICS

African American Students5%
Asian American Students8%
Hispanic Students14%
International Students4%
Male/Female Ratio50/50

CAMPUS LIFE

Greek SystemYes
Freshman Living on Campus87%
Freshmen Who Return91%
Student/Teacher Ratio11:1
Full-Time Faculty767

OTHER

Graduation in Four Years75%
Graduation Overall82%
Alumni Who Give $ to School11%