50-50 Profile: Southern Methodist University (SMU)

SMU Southern Methodist University campus

Southern Methodist University-Private

Dallas, Texas
11,739 (6,521 undergraduates)
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Offers full-ride scholarshps

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2016-17 Accepted: 49%
4 Year Graduation Rate: 68%
5 Year Graduation Rate: 78%
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FINANCES

Scholarships
2017-18 Total Expenses: $72,408
Average Net Price 15-16: $37,499
Freshman Non-Federal Loans: 4%
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75th PERCENTILE TEST SCORES

SAT RW: 710
SAT Math: 730
ACT: 32
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Common Data Set

Percent Freshman not in top quarter of class: 21%
Percent Freshman with GPA <3.50: 32%
Percent of Freshman Need Met: 83%
Percent of Non-Need Freshman Receiving Awards: 62%
Average Freshman Non-Need Award: $27,407

Class Schedule: Yes
Shows Class Capacity: Yes
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Athletics

NCAA D1, American Athletic Conference

Southern Methodist University (SMU) athletic teams

Reasons to considers Southern Methodist University: 

University Honors Program
Hilltop Scholars Program
20 President’s Scholar Awards (Full Tuition, year abroad)
SMU in Taos
Termerline Advertising Institute
Embry Human Rights Student Leadership Initiative
Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship
O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom
Center for Scientific Computation
Kitt Investing and Trading Center
Research Center for Advanced Manufacturing
Center for Presidential History
Hunt Institute for Engineering and Humanity
Tower Center for Political Studies
Center for Global Health Impact
Institute for Cyber Security

 

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