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Southern Methodist University Scholarships

6425 Boaz St Tuition In/Out-State: $37,050 / $37,050 Total Fall Enrollment: 10,938
Dallas , TX 75275-0221 Books and Supplies: $800 Applicants Admitted: 55%
(214) 768-2000 On-campus Room and Board: $13,539 Receiving Aid of Some Type: 78%
http://www.smu.edu Undergraduate Application Fee: $60 Receiving Institutional Aid: 74% , $23,294 on average
Source: National Center for Education Statistics
  • Southern Methodist University General Information

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    Address 6425 Boaz St, Dallas, TX 75275-0221
    Phone Number (214) 768-2000
    Web Address http://www.smu.edu
    Mission Statement -
    Type of School Four or more years, Private not-for-profit
    Religious affiliation United Methodist
    Highest degree offered Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
    Calendar Semester
    Setting Large suburb
    Distance learning opportunities Yes

    Southern Methodist University Size

    Total enrollment 10,938
    Enrolled full time 8,283
    Enrolled part time 2,655

    Southern Methodist University Student Body

    Men enrolled full time 4,188
    Women enrolled full time 4,095
    American Indian/Alaskan Native 1%
    Asian/Pacific Islander 6%
    Black/Non-Hispanic 6%
    Hispanic 8%
    White/Non-Hispanic 65%
    Non-Resident Alien 9%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 2%
  • Southern Methodist University Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number -
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $60
    Applied 10,338
    Admitted 5,641
    Enrolled 1,382
    Admitted % 55%

    Southern Methodist University Admission factors

    Admission test scores Required
    Secondary school GPA Required
    Secondary school rank Recommended
    Secondary school record Required
    TOEFL Required
    Completion of college preparatory program Required
    Recommendations Required
    Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended

    Southern Methodist University Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 70%
    SAT 1 Verbal 25th percentile score 580
    SAT 1 Verbal 75th percentile score 680
    SAT 1 Math 25th percentile score 600
    SAT 1 Math 75th percentile score 690
    Students submitting ACT 60%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 27
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 31
  • Southern Methodist University Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $37,050
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $37,050
    Books and Supplies $800
    On-campus room and board $13,539
    Off-campus room and board $7,500

    Southern Methodist University Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 78%
    Receiving Federal Grants 15% , $5,054 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 74% , $23,294 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 32% , $7,747 on average
  • Southern Methodist University Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2012/2013 academic year.

    AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    African-American/Black Studies 0 0 0
    Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies 2 0 0
    Italian Studies 3 0 0
    Latin American Studies 2 0 0
    BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Biochemistry 3 0 0
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General 46 2 0
    BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Accounting 113 101 0
    Business Administration and Management, General 44 134 0
    Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 0 94 0
    Finance, General 188 176 0
    Financial Planning and Services 18 3 0
    Insurance 7 0 0
    Management Information Systems, General 0 4 0
    Marketing/Marketing Management, General 103 58 0
    Real Estate 21 21 0
    Taxation 0 25 0
    COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Advertising 72 13 0
    Journalism 52 0 0
    Public Relations/Image Management 28 0 0
    COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS AND SUPPORT SERVICES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 0 40 0
    COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Computer Science 28 11 5
    Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst 0 15 0
    Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other 0 22 0
    EDUCATION Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Bilingual and Multilingual Education 0 8 0
    Education, Other 0 118 2
    Music Teacher Education 8 12 0
    ENGINEERING Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Civil Engineering, General 10 5 4
    Computer Engineering, General 8 37 1
    Computer Software Engineering 0 15 2
    Electrical and Electronics Engineering 24 23 3
    Engineering Science 0 0 0
    Engineering, General 52 11 1
    Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 10 5 0
    Manufacturing Engineering 0 7 0
    Mechanical Engineering 38 21 4
    Operations Research 33 21 2
    Systems Engineering 0 106 0
    ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Engineering/Industrial Management 0 45 1
    Telecommunications Technology/Technician 0 37 0
    ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Creative Writing 9 0 0
    English Language and Literature, General 38 4 1
    FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Facilities Planning and Management 0 3 0
    FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    French Language and Literature 15 0 0
    German Language and Literature 2 0 0
    Italian Language and Literature 1 0 0
    Spanish Language and Literature 53 0 0
    HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Mental Health Counseling/Counselor 0 56 0
    Music Therapy/Therapist 3 0 0
    HISTORY Bachelor Master Doctorate
    History, General 40 2 2
    LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence 0 0 0
    Law 0 0 281
    Programs for Foreign Lawyers 0 65 0
    Tax Law/Taxation 0 12 0
    LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    General Studies 1 0 0
    Humanities/Humanistic Studies 5 0 0
    Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 65 0 0
    Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 0 52 0
    MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Computational Mathematics 0 5 1
    Mathematics, General 71 0 0
    Statistics, General 3 7 3
    MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    International/Global Studies 34 0 0
    Medieval and Renaissance Studies 1 0 0
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 0 0 0
    Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 0 45 0
    NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Environmental Science 1 2 0
    Environmental Studies 4 0 0
    PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 31 0 0
    PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Philosophy 16 0 0
    Religion/Religious Studies 10 0 6
    PHYSICAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Chemistry, General 19 2 4
    Geology/Earth Science, General 7 1 2
    Geophysics and Seismology 1 1 0
    Physics, General 3 1 3
    PSYCHOLOGY Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Clinical Psychology 0 0 3
    Psychology, General 128 11 0
    PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Public Policy Analysis, General 13 0 0
    SOCIAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Anthropology 30 16 9
    Applied Economics 0 14 0
    Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 0 0 0
    Economics, General 151 21 2
    Political Science and Government, General 47 0 0
    Social Sciences, General 5 0 0
    Sociology 27 0 0
    THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Divinity/Ministry 0 37 0
    Religious/Sacred Music 0 8 0
    Theology/Theological Studies 0 30 6
    VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Art History, Criticism and Conservation 12 6 0
    Cinematography and Film/Video Production 22 2 0
    Conducting 0 2 0
    Dance, General 12 0 0
    Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 26 13 0
    Film/Cinema/Video Studies 2 0 0
    Fine and Studio Arts Management 0 9 0
    Fine/Studio Arts, General 13 3 0
    Keyboard Instruments 1 7 0
    Music History, Literature, and Theory 0 1 0
    Music Performance, General 9 15 0
    Music Theory and Composition 1 2 0
    Music, General 7 0 0
    Voice and Opera 7 5 0
  • Southern Methodist University Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline March 15
    Priority application deadline January 15
    Fall application deadline -
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due November 15
    SAT Subject score report due March 15
    College will notify student by December 31
    Student must reply to acceptance by May 1
    Deadline for housing deposit May 1

    Financial Aid

    Financial aid priority deadline February 15
    Financial aid deadline -
    College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about -
    Student must reply to financial aid decision by -

    Early Decision/Action

    Early decision deadline -
    College will notify student of early decision by -
    Early action deadline November 1
    College will notify student of early action by December 31

    Transfer Students

    Transfer priority application deadline June 1
    Transfer priority financial aid deadline April 1
    Transfer application closing date July 1
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms -
    College will notify student of transfer decision by -
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Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences - Merit Scholarships

Scholarship Description
Various endowed merit-scholarship funds have been established by the Dedman College friends and alumni especially for students majoring in the humanities, natural sciences, or social sciences. * A number of Dedman College scholarships are available to students in any major within Dedman College, not restricted to particular disciplines. Majors which these scholarships might support: English, Biological Sciences, English - Creative Writing, Biochemistry, Foreign Languages, Chemistry, History Geological Sciences, International Studies, Geophysics, Latin American Studies, Environmental Geology, Anthropology, Mathematics, Psychology, Physics, Sociology, Statistical Sciences, Philosophy, Economics, Religious Studies, Economics with Finance Applications, Ethnic Studies, Economics & System Analysis, African/African-American Studies, Political Science, Mexican-American Studies. * Numerous scholarships are specifically for incoming first-year students who are sure of their intended major, and are renewable; others are designated for upperclass students who have achieved outstanding academic performance. * Some scholarships are not tied to need consideration but are merit only. Some are based on need and merit. * Most of the scholarships are renewable based on full-time enrollment on a Dedman College major and 3.000 GPA. * If you study abroad on one of SMU's International Programs, your scholarship funds and financial aid can still apply. * Students, exhibiting outstanding academic merit, transferring to SMU from 2-year or 4-year schools to pursue degrees in Dedman College may also be considered for scholarships.
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Renewal Criteria
Most of the scholarships are renewable based on full-time enrollment on a Dedman College major and 3.000 GPA

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Numerous scholarships are specifically for incoming first-year students who are sure of their intended major, and are renewable; others are designated for upperclass students who have achieved outstanding academic performance. Some scholarships are not tied to need consideration but are merit only. Some are based on need and merit. If you study abroad on one of SMU's International Programs, your scholarship funds and financial aid can still apply. Students, exhibiting outstanding academic merit, transferring to SMU from 2-year or 4-year schools to pursue degrees in Dedman College may also be considered for scholarships.
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