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Southern Methodist University

Dallas, TX

6425 Boaz St, Dallas, TX 75275

http://www.smu.edu

Southern Methodist University is a private, Christian university located on a gorgeous campus in Dallas, TX. It is a distinguished but slightly less competitive institution, ranking 63rd in America but accepting 51% of all applicants. It has a middle sized student body with full-time enrollment of 6,552 undergraduates. Southern Methodist's most regularly in-demand major is a Bachelor's in Finance, which amounts to 12% of the student body. Additional regularly picked fields include Economics, which accounts for 8% of students, and Mathematics (6%). If you hope to get a degree in sports management, Southern Methodist is a great choice for you, because its sports management program is one of the highest ranking in America. Additionally, Southern Methodist University ranked 1st in TX for top party schools and best greek life. At sticker price, in-state tuition costs $57,216 a year, but for students living elsewhere, tuition runs $51,767. Before you rule out applying due to the cost, know that close to four in five Southern Methodist students get some monetary aid. 77% of Southern Methodist University students hang in there to commencement day, going into the labor market ready to make an income. A couple years after receiving their degrees, alumni take home an average annual wage of $54,300. After an additional four years in the labor force, the graduate's median earnings grows 11.8% to $60,700, which is 51.4% more than the national median wage. Many of you may also want to find that its undergraduates commonly scored between 8 and 9 on the writing section of the ACT. Also, Southern Methodist has a teacher certification program. Related to your savings account, be aware that the average aid awarded per year is $35,225. In terms of demographics, 76% of professors are white and 60% of professors are male. Related to the student experience, on average, students at spend $6,321 on meal plans. Finally, six years after graduation, 91% of alums are employed and the average Southern Methodist student graduates with debt of $9,430 per year.

Ratings

9.46

Party Scene

10.00

Location

8.97

Dorms

8.97

Campus Food

10

Student Life

8.76

Safety

Admissions

51%

Acceptance

SAT Score

1280-1460

ACT Score

29-33

Application Deadline:
January 15
See application website Application Website:
http://www.smu.edu/admission/apply
Early Action Deadline:
November 1

Cost

Net Price:

$38,562/year

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Average Aid Awarded

$33,548/year

Students Recieving Financial Aid

77%

Academics

Professor Rating

9.46


11:1

Student Faculty Ratio
Graduation Rate

78%

Evening Degree Programs

Yes

Student Faculty Ratio

11:1

Majors

Most Popular Majors

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Graduates by Major


Finance

250

Economics

167

Mathematics

118

Accounting

101

Sport and Fitness Management

92

Mechanical Engineering

86

Marketing

81

Psychology

81

Value

In State Tuition
$54,492/year
Out of State Tuition
$54,492/year