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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 5,337 graduate students. Of the 76 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 Finance. 47% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.
Address
6425 Boaz St
Dallas, TX 75275

Masters and Doctoral Programs

Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
5,337
Part-Time Grad Students
2,524
Research Assistants
108
Teaching Assistants
266
Racial Diversity
  • White
    49.7%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    21.9%
  • Hispanic
    10.6%
  • African American
    8.3%
  • Asian
    6.2%
  • Multiracial
    1.5%
  • Unknown
    1.5%
  • Native American
    0.3%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%
Living in the Area
A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Nightlife
    A+
Area Feel
Urban
Median Household Income
$211,741
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,834
National
$949
Median Home Value
$1,193,800
National
$184,700
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SMU is a great school with strong ties to top corporations in the DFW area. The faculty is highly educated, and motivated to bring you current events and topics, shaping your education with real world understanding. The campus is beautiful, and the students are all welcoming and bright. i couldn't be happier! Go Mustangs!
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My academic advisers and Success advisers for the Master of Science in Data Science program are awesome. The are very prompt when answer email and looking for resources that will make my time in the program manageable. My advisers call me weekly to check in with me to see how I am doing and if there is anything they can assist me with. The customer service on campus is amazing. All persons took the time to listen to my concerns and make sure that I was okay. So, if you are looking for a good Data Science program, as well as an awesome university to attend that care about its students, then Southern Methodist University (SMU) is the university.
SMU is a private school which offers world-class programs taught by experienced working professors! My program is for working professionals so all my courses are from 6-9pm! The campus is safe and beautiful. Professors want to help you succeed!