Best Texas Colleges
College Factual rankings are highly focused on outcomes, including graduation rates, high salaries for graduates and low student loan default rates. Full rankings here.
Best Texas Colleges: #3 (out of 60)
Best Nationwide Colleges: #120 (out of 1,394)
Best Nationwide Colleges for Your Money: #731 (out of 1,223)
2015 Best Colleges
The 2015 U.S. News & World Report ranks SMU #58, reflecting the University’s upward momentum toward the Top 50. SMU tied with Fordham University and Syracuse University. The 2015 rankings are based on a greater weight applied to graduation retention and a lesser weight applied to student selectivity.
SMU — Most Beautiful Campus and More
The Princeton Review ranks SMU as one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education in "The Best 379 Colleges."
SMU placed in the Top 20 for Most Beautiful Campus (#7), Best Quality of Life (#7), College City Gets High Marks (#6), Best Athletic Facilities (#7), Best Career Services (#12), and Lots of Greek Life (#3).
America's Most Entrepreneurial Universities
Forbes ranks SMU #14 among "America's Most Entrepreneurial Universities." SMU is the only Texas university in the Top 20. Read more.