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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. 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 the students at this school?
Based on 42 responses
  • Driven
    40%
  • Down-to-earth
    7%
  • Friendly
    5%
  • Intellectual
    31%
  • Organized
    10%
  • stocked up
    2%
  • Too interested in social aspect
    5%
Poll
What word or phrase best describes your program?
Based on 41 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    41%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    27%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    29%
  • Technical classes are good in fina/ acct
    2%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
86%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 42 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 42 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 42 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your degree in total?
Based on 42 responses
  • Less than $25,000
    10%
  • $25,000 - $50,000
    29%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    29%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    26%
  • More than $100,000
    7%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 42 responses
  • Less than $50,000
    7%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    2%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    10%
  • $100,000 - $125,000
    12%
  • Did not graduate yet
    69%
86%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 42 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$250,001
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$2,686
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$1,600,300
National
$281,900

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