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  • Bachelor's Programs

    With over 20 undergraduate programs to choose from, state-of-the-art facilities, top faculty and small class sizes, the Lyle school is the perfect choice for your undergraduate education.

  • Master's Programs

    Increase your career potential…full-time, or part-time, on-campus or at a distance, the Lyle school has a program to fit your busy schedule.

  • Doctoral Programs

    Rigorous academic programs which require novel, high-quality research work recognized and accepted by other scholars in the field. Explore your opportunities at the Lyle school.

  • Certificate Programs

    Lyle certificate programs are comprised of a subset of courses specifically tailored for technical and management professionals seeking additional education to further their careers.


You are ready to apply to SMU and study engineering...now what?

At SMU we consider the total profile of a student that balances achievements in a variety of areas, not just test scores. We consider the quality of your high school curriculum and whether you elected to take more challenging courses. Work experience counts, too. We look for creativity, leadership, and community involvement. In short, we seek academically able students who possess a variety of skills, talents, perspectives, and life experiences.


Important information to consider when you apply...
Women in Engineering: We already have one of the highest percentages of female engineering students in the country. And, through our Gender Parity Initiative, we’re trying to become the first engineering school to reach 50 percent female enrollment.

You worked hard in high-school, here’s how it can payoff: Credit by examination and AP courses.

Scholarship and Financial Aid options.

Plan to gain Professional Experience before graduating.

Special Notice
Meningitis Vaccination Requirement
Texas State Law effective January 1, 2012: Any entering student at any Texas college or university who is under 30 years old must be immunized for meningitis before attending classes (and must have received the vaccine within the preceding 5 years and at least 10 days prior to the first class day) or provide exemption information. Information on submitting your immunization records or request for a waiver is provided by the SMU Memorial Health Center.

— undergraduate admission —

At SMU we consider the total profile of a student that balances achievements in a variety of areas, not just test scores. We consider the quality of your high school curriculum and whether you elected to take more challenging courses. Work experience counts, too. We look for creativity, leadership, and community involvement. In short, we seek academically able students who possess a variety of skills, talents, perspectives, and life experiences.



— our story —

At the Lyle School we are changing the way people think about engineers. Through innovation and hands-on experiences we are attracting a diverse mix of talented students interested in making a difference in the world through engineering.

— events —

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