Southern Methodist University

United States of America

480th US-News World Ranking

Established in 1911, the Southern Methodist University is a private research university in Dallas, University Park, and Highland Park, Texas. The university is home to eight libraries that house over four million volumes, making it one of the largest private book collections in the southwest.

The Southern Methodist University offers a variety of programmes through its seven schools:  Dedman College of Humanities and Science, the Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering the Meadows School of Arts the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development, the Perkins School of Technology the Cox School of Business and the Dedman School of Law. The most popular majors at Southern Methodist University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Social Sciences, Engineering and Visual and Performing Arts.

The total student population at the Southern Methodist University is more than 11,600 students. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 11:1 and the acceptance rate is 49%. The SMU has a comprehensive financial grant program 73% of its students receiving one or other form of financial assistance.

At Southern Methodist University, students can take advantage of extensive study abroad programs, which offer study and service experiences in over 50 countries. Also, the students can also take advantage of the Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Series, which brings well-known speakers to the campus.

Notable Alumni: Donald D. Clayton (astrophysicist), Mary E. Weber (NASA astronaut), Paige Davis (TLC Network personality)

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English

Lyle Engineering offers a variety of undergraduate programs in five general areas of study. Undergraduate programs are designed in close partnership with industry to deliver relevant courses that apply directly to today's technology-driven world.

Official high school transcript, Completed application, Copy of Passport, Counselor recommendation, Teacher recommendation, Extracurricular resume, Test scores: IELTS, TOEFL, SAT, ACT

Systems Analysts and Administrators, Analyst programmers, Application Programmers, Information Systems Managers, Systems Maintenance Analysts, Software Quality Managers, Computer Operations Manager, Operations Research Analysts, Electronic Data Processing Managers, Database Managers

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The Temerlin Advertising Institute's Creative specialization prepares students for careers in art direction or copywriting. Admission to the program is selective and based upon a faculty panel's evaluation of an application used to assess a student's creative ability and potential. This screening process improves the quality of the experience each student receives in creative courses and helps ensure that the quality of work produced by students is of the highest caliber and competitive by industry standards.

Official high school transcript, Completed application, Copy of Passport, Counselor recommendation, Teacher recommendation, Extracurricular resume, Test scores: IELTS, TOEFL, SAT, ACT

One can work as a freelancer. Advertising manager, sales manager, public relations director, creative director, copy writer, and marketing communications manager are some of the major job opportunities in this field.

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The Temerlin Advertising Institute s Digital Media Strategy specialization will prepare students to enter the world of advertising and marketing as digital producers, digital strategists, content managers, and media specialists. Marketing in the digital age means understanding when and where to communicate to consumers when they are going to be most receptive to your message and encourage them to share the messages. Students admitted to the specialization will learn to maximize consumers engagement with marketing messages using paid, owned and earned media to achieve this goal.

Official high school transcript, Completed application, Copy of Passport, Counselor recommendation, Teacher recommendation, Extracurricular resume, Test scores: IELTS, TOEFL, SAT, ACT

One can work as a freelancer. Advertising manager, sales manager, public relations director, creative director, copy writer, and marketing communications manager are some of the major job opportunities in this field.

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The Temerlin Advertising Institute s program in Strategic Brand Management prepares students to enter the world of advertising and marketing as account or brand managers, project managers, planners/strategists, consumer insight experts, event and promotion specialists, as well as in new business development. The specialization covers approaches to management in advertising agencies and on the client-side.

Official high school transcript, Completed application, Copy of Passport, Counselor recommendation, Teacher recommendation, Extracurricular resume, Test scores: IELTS, TOEFL, SAT, ACT

One can work as a freelancer. Advertising manager, sales manager, public relations director, creative director, copy writer, and marketing communications manager are some of the major job opportunities in this field.

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English

The Anthropology Department at SMU prepares undergraduate students to meet the increasing demand for a scientifically trained and globally minded workforce. Students study human behavior and societies by adopting a cross-cultural perspective regarding the customs, cultures, languages, and social lives of different peoples around the world. Human populations of the prehistoric past, in places like Guatemala (Maya), Peru (Inca), and the American Southwest, are also studied. The study of the fossil record, forensics, and primates also provide clues about the origins and evolution of humans.

Official high school transcript, Completed application, Copy of Passport, Counselor recommendation, Teacher recommendation, Extracurricular resume, Test scores: IELTS, TOEFL, SAT, ACT

Cultural anthropologists are employed as diversity consultants and cultural analysts, identifying potential international markets or production locations.

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a) SMU Online Application or Common Application or ApplyTexas

b) $60 application fee

c) Official high school transcript

d) Letter of recommendation (1-Counselor, 1-Teacher)

e) Resume

f) Official SAT/ACT Scores

g) Typical SAT scores: Math (620-720), Critical reading(600-690), Writing (600-690), ACT Composite (28-32)

h) Average GPA 3.64

i) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English

j) TOEFL: PBT-550, IBT- 80, IELTS-6.5 or higher.

k) Acceptance rate: 49% (2015)

l) Audition and portfolio (Dance, Music, Theatre, Art, or Film)

Requirements may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: $48365.

Graduate: Fees vary for each program

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at Southern Methodist University is $8700 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

 

Undergraduate: January 15, 2017

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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University Stats

11650

Students

6750

Undergraduates

5170

Postgraduate

805

Faculty Strength

14

Student Faculty Ratio

49
%

Acceptance Rate

$
48365

Tuition Fees

$
8700

Living Cost

$
3475

Other Fees

3

Avg. GPA

66
%

Avg. Percentage

1300

Avg. SAT

* All cost are in USD