Think Big: SMU & Dallas
SMU provides everything you want in a world-class university – the opportunity to live large, think big and make your mark in a world-class city that creates success.
Come visit our 234-acre campus in Dallas, the city of big ideas and big opportunity. Imagine how you can immerse yourself in a creative learning environment of more than 100 majors and 85 minors. Ask why we expect big things of our students and how our courses provide the academic rigor that challenges and rewards. Look around to assess how our students take advantage of the vast array of possibilities and resources throughout Dallas. We’re closer to you than you might think – Dallas is within a four-hour flight from most North American cities. When making your college visit plans, set SMU as your destination.
World Changers Shaped Here
11:1 student-to-faculty ratio
Small classes mean plenty of attention from outstanding faculty
SMU’s rise to No. 56 in the 2017 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” puts it in the top tier of best national universities
A 2017 PayScale report ranks SMU among the top 21% of universities by return on investment; median salary: nearly $80K within five years in a career
Top 3% worldwide
The Center for World University Rankings 2016 placed SMU among the top 3% of 1,000 universities ranked worldwide for alumni employment
Dallas-area businesses offer SMU students 4,400-plus internships and experiential learning opportunities every year
First-year research opportunities
Students collaborate with faculty on projects and research as early as the first semester of their freshman year
3 out of 4
students receive scholarships and/or financial aid
Come visit SMU to see where you can make going to college on a world-class campus in a global city truly extraordinary.