SMU and Dallas – where you can go all in on you

Unleash your potential in a vibrant community that uniquely positions you for limitless opportunities. The optimistic outlook of Dallas is at the heart of SMU, and our enterprising spirit has helped shape Dallas into a global gateway for people of all backgrounds who want to change the world.

SMU’s vibrant campus lies in the heart of Dallas.

With Dallas as your classroom, get excited about how far you can go when you go all in!

Video

Campus Tour with Students Ian and Abby

Join SMU Admission Ambassadors Ian Perkins-Smith and Abby Johnson as they tour the SMU campus. Featured tour stops include the Boulevard, Gerald J. Ford Stadium, the Laura Lee Blanton Building, Dallas Hall and Fondren Library. Pony Up!

You Belong Here

See why applying to SMU is the first step in making your college experience one that defines your future success.

  • Top 20%

    SMU ranked in the “Best National Universities” in the 2022 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges”.

  • 3 out of 4

    3 out of every 4 undergraduate students receive scholarships and/or financial aid. With plenty of financial aid options available, 72% of students graduate without any student debt at all.

  • #1

    The Dallas area was named best big city for jobs by Forbes. SMU integrates internships and experiential learning opportunities outside of the classroom so that you build experience before applying for a job.

News

Environmental science major Isabelle Galko is one of just 41 U.S. university students to earn the prestigious opportunity to pursue graduate studies in the U.K. A President's Scholarship and the Highland Capital Management Tower Scholar program enabled her to study climate change and policymaking at SMU.

Jennifer Collins, Judge James Noel Dean and professor in SMU’s Dedman School of Law, has been named the new president of Rhodes College, a four-year private institution in Memphis with approximately 2,000 students.

Supported by a gift from the Moody Foundation, SMU breaks ground on the new Frances Anne Moody Hall, which will house SMU’s eighth degree-granting school, the Moody School of Graduate and Advanced Studies.

Events

Reunion Tower: Over the top NYE 2021

Dec. 31, 2021 at 11:59pm

For the sixth year, Reunion Tower and Hunt Realty Investments, Inc. are bringing a Texas-sized New Year’s Eve event to Dallas. Now benefiting Children’s Health ℠ , the only 360-degree, panoramic fireworks spectacular in the Central time zone will light up the Dallas sky starting at 11:59 p.m. CDT on Friday, Dec. 31, 2021.

Exhibits

Image & Identity: Mexican Fashion in the Modern Period

September 19, 2021–January 9, 2022

Artists featured in the exhibition include Alfred Briquet, Carlos Mérida, Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco, Jerry Bywaters, Paul Strand and Manuel Álvarez Bravo. This exhibition has been organized by the Meadows Museum, SMU, Dallas, and is funded by a generous gift from The Meadows Foundation.