Southern Methodist University
United States of America
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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