Southern Methodist University Comparison

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Southern Methodist University
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Location Dallas, TX
Setting Large Suburban
Students 12,373
Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
Status Non-profit


Tuition (In State) $51,958
Tuition (Out of State) $51,958
Room & Board $17,110
Avg Net Price $41,444
Avg Grant Aid $34,890
% Receiving Grant Aid 77%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 52.7%
Avg High School GPA 3.63
Admissions Standards Exceptional
Applicant Competition Low
ACT Range 29/33
SAT Range 1250/1450
Application Deadline


Graduation Rate 75%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $73,000
Making Student Loan Payments 76%
Median Student Loan Debt $21,500
Median Loan Payment $222
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard