School Overview

Southern Methodist University is a Private, 4 years college located in Dallas, Texas. SMU ranked 61st in National Universities and 5th in Texas Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 12,373 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. It is a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. SMU's acceptance rate is 53.13% last year (undergraduate school).
Southern Methodist University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
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Address6425 Boaz St, Dallas, TX 75275-0221
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School Category
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Southern Methodist University is 53.13% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 18.86%. The application fees are $60 for undergraduate programs and $75 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate53.13 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)18.86 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$60
Graduate Application Fees$75

Tuition & Fees

SMU's 2022 tuition & fees is $60,236 for undergraduate students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $35,802.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$60,236
Graduate Tuition & Fees$35,802
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 12,373 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 3,213 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. SMU has 6,827 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 5,546 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students12,373
Undergraduate Students6,827
Graduate Students5,546
Online Enrollment3,213

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs225 Programs
Number of online programs30 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

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Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
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