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Southern Methodist University
  • Graduate School
  • DALLAS, TX

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Southern Methodist is a private, Christian graduate school in University Park, Texas in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 5,170 graduate students. Of the 81 graduate programs offered at Southern Methodist University, 15 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at Southern Methodist University are Law, Teaching, and Information Science. 49% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
5,170
Part-Time Grad Students
2,548
Research Assistants
143
Teaching Assistants
266
Racial Diversity
  • White
    48.6%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    22.5%
  • Hispanic
    11%
  • African American
    8.2%
  • Asian
    6.8%
  • Multiracial
    1.7%
  • Unknown
    0.9%
  • Native American
    0.2%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 21 responses
  • Driven
    38%
  • Down-to-earth
    10%
  • Friendly
    10%
  • Intellectual
    33%
  • Organized
    5%
  • Too interested in social aspect
    5%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 20 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    60%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    20%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    15%
  • Technical classes are good in fina/ acct
    5%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
86%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 21 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 21 responses
Poll
76%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 21 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 21 responses
  • $100K+
    14%
  • $75K-$100K
    33%
  • $50K-$75K
    19%
  • $25K-$50K
    24%
  • <$25K
    10%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 21 responses
  • $100K-$125K
    10%
  • $75K-$100K
    10%
  • $50-$75K
    5%
  • <$50K
    10%
  • Did not graduate yet
    67%
81%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 21 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$224,485
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,069
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$1,295,500
National
$217,500

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