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Located in Dallas, Texas, Southern Methodist University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. The school has a religious affiliation with the United Methodist faith. In the most recent statistical year 13,959 prospective students applied, and 6,601 were granted admission. Of those admitted 1,544 enrolled in the school. 8,895 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,754 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $50,200 plus fees of $6,360. SMU is ranked 63 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.
SMU is rated within the top 14% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 9 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated
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|Books and Supplies||$800|
|Room and Board||$16,750|
|Budget for Other Expenses||$2,600|
|Total One Year Cost||$76,710|
|Subject||Percent of Class|
|Visual and Performing Arts||8%|