First-Year International Students

Dallas Hall

First Year International Application

Step 1: Decide which application deadline is right for you

November 1, 2015
  • Early Action (non-binding)
  • Early Decision I (binding)
January 15, 2016
  • Regular Decision (non-binding)
  • Early Decision II (binding)  

For more information on the differences between each deadline, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Please note: All applicants who apply by January 15 are automatically considered for academic-based scholarships with their application for admission.

Step 2: Decide which application method is right for you

Please note: The following applications are for first year students only. Transfer students, please click here.

For students who need to access the application for admission to SMU for Fall 2015, please click here.

Step 3: Review the application checklist

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Step 4: Submit application materials

Please mail all application materials to:

SMU Undergraduate Admission
6185 Airline Road Suite 300
Dallas, TX 75205

You are welcome to send materials separately; however, please be sure all materials clearly indicate your first, middle and last name, and your date of birth. We recommend that you make and keep a copy of all application forms for your records.

We look forward to reviewing your application and getting to know you better. If you have questions, please contact the SMU Office of Undergraduate Admission, where any of our Admission Counselors are ready to help.

Phone: 1-214-768-2058
Fax: 1-214-768-0103
Office Hours: 8:30 – 5:00 p.m. Central Time