Southern Methodist University

country rank  134
world rank  300

Publish your
uniRank University Ranking

University Overview

Established in 1911, Southern Methodist University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Dallas (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Texas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Southern Methodist University (SMU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist religion. Southern Methodist University (SMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 108 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym SMU
Founded 1911
Motto Veritas Liberabit Vos
The Truth Shall Set You Free (John 8:32)
Colours Harvard crimson and Yale blue

University Location

Address 6425 Boaz Street
Dallas (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
75275-0221 Texas
United States
T +1 (214) 768 2000
F +1 (214) 768 1001

Study Areas and Degree Levels


Search for courses and programs with the uniRank World Universities Search Engine

Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office PO Box 750181
Dallas 75275-0181
+1 (214) 768 3417
800 323 0672

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Methodist Christian-Methodist United Methodist Church - www.gbhem.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Southern Methodist University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


|


Social Media

Online Courses

Southern Methodist University's iTunes U channel iTunes U

Southern Methodist University's iTunes U channel for video lectures and course podcasts. Direct link (iTunes software required)


Southern Methodist University's open courseware Open Education Consortium

Not reported


Wikipedia Article

Video Presentation

Not available; please submit an official general video presentation of this higher education institution.


Related Resources

Find out rankings and reviews of all Universities in the United States

Search for courses and scholarships with the uniRank World Universities Search Engine

Explore a list of all recognized Universities in North America by country

Errors and Update

Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019