How much does Southern Methodist University cost?

Southern Methodist University Cost of Attendance
In-state $56,560
Out-of-state $56,560
On-Campus Room and Board $16,750
Off-Campus Room and Board $8,500
Average Annual Cost $40,404
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $26,718
$30,000-$48,000 $27,331
$48,000-$75,000 $31,813
$75,000-$110,000 $34,587
Over $110,000 $43,206

Southern Methodist University Financial Aid and Debt

76%

Students paying down their debt

$21,500

Typical Total Student Debt

$222

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 82% $33,273
Federal Grants 9% $5,376
Pell grants 9% $4,501
Other federal grants 4% $1,986
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 9% $3,805
Institutional grants or scholarships 80% $33,204
Student loan aid 22% $11,950
Federal student loans 21% $6,269
Other student loans 6% $27,671

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500
Take a foreign language class 192 Up to $5,000
Do an extracurricular activity 307 Up to $3,000
Play a sport 154 Up to $1,500
Take a challenging class 320 Up to $3,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 225 Up to $2,100
Do community service 311 Up to $500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Southern Methodist University Admissions

What is Southern Methodist University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 47%
Average GPA 3.67
SAT Submissions 39% of applicants
SAT Reading 640-720
SAT Math 660-760
SAT Writing 600-690
ACT Submissions 55% of applicants
Composite Score 29-33

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Southern Methodist University Campus Life

11:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

98

Forbes Ranking

72%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

81%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 6452
Living on campus
Transfer Students 4%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance
Men
50%
Women
50%

Student Diversity

56%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
64.58%
Unknown
12.86%
Hispanic or Latino
11.42%
Asian
6.18%
Black or African American
4.56%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.29%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.09%

Southern Methodist University Graduation Success

First Year Student Retention

72%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$57,300

Average Salary After Graduation

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About Southern Methodist University

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Address

6425 Boaz St
Dallas, TX

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Research Universities
Setting Large Suburb
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify