Southern Methodist University


Southern Methodist University

Southern Methodist University


A nationally ranked private university with seven degree-granting schools, SMU is a distinguished center for teaching and research located in the heart of Dallas. SMU’s 11,000 students benefit from small classes, leadership opportunities, international study and innovative programs.

The University provides a strong foundation in the humanities and sciences and professional and graduate programs through seven degree-granting schools. The learning environment includes opportunities for research, community service, study abroad, internships and mentoring.

The Basics

SettingNear the heart of Dallas
School TypeUSA University
TuitionUS$42,000 – $43,000
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Nearest CityDallas
Year Founded1911
Admission RequirementHK F.6
Academic CalendarFall, Spring
Level OfferedUndergraduate and graduate programs
EnrollmentApproximately 11,000 students
International Students7%
Student-Teacher Ratio11:1

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SMU Athletic facilities: Barr Aquatic Center, Center for the Development of Student-Athletes (CDSA), Crum Basketball Center, Doak Walker Plaza, Football locker room, Gerald J. Ford Stadium, Golf Facilities, Heritage Hall, Equestrian facility- BuckBranch Farm, Westcott Field etc.

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