Admissions

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For Graduate Admission information please visit here.

Undergraduate Admissions

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View a list of Meadows majors and minors.

How to Apply

In addition to applying to SMU, students interested in majoring in Music, Dance and Theatre must also complete an audition for the Meadows School of the Arts. Students interested in majoring in Art or in the Film and Media Arts B.F.A. program must submit a portfolio. By completing these additional steps, Music, Dance, Theatre and Art majors, as well as Film and Media Arts B.F.A. candidates, are eligible for artistic merit scholarship in addition to academic scholarship.

View additional information on the admissions requirements for your Division of interest below.
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Dance
Film and Media Arts
Music
Theatre

We hope that you'll visit SMU and the Meadows School of the Arts during your application process. Plan a campus visit or go straight to our online scheduling form to customize a personal visit to the Meadows School.

Important Deadlines

Application to SMU:
Early Action: November 1
Regular Decision: January 15
Transfer Applicants: Visit smu.edu/apply

Audition Requests (Music, Dance, Theatre):
Audition requests may be made after August 1.

Studio Art Portfolio Submission:
Early Action Applicants: November 15
Regular Decision Applicants: February 1
Transfer Applicants: Rolling Admission

*Film and Media Arts Portfolio Submission:
Early Action Applicants: November 15
Regular Decision Applicants: February 8
*Please note that only students interested in the B.F.A program are required to submit a film portfolio. Students interested in the B.A. program are not required to submit a portfolio. For more information about the two degree programs, please see the Film and Media Arts page.

Financial Aid Forms:
FAFSA & CSS Profile forms or waivers are due February 15

Contact:

Corinna Nash-Wnuk
Director of Admissions
cmnash@smu.edu
214.768.4067

Marlonda Malcolm
mmalcolm@smu.edu
Assistant Director of Recruitment
214.768.2079

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