SMU celebrates the 10th anniversary of the George W. Bush Presidential Center. Since 2013, the Center has brought world leaders to Dallas, boosted the regional economy, and provided unique opportunities for SMU students and faculty.
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!
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.
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.
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.
American legal scholars join SMU professor in challenging Kremlin’s misrepresentation of First Amendment freedoms
SMU’s Jeffrey Kahn authors brief joined by Lawrence Tribe, Charles Fried and other jurists skewering false defense of Russian anti-criticism law
SMU mourns the loss of Norma Knobel Hunt, who passed away on June 4, 2023, at the age of 85.
The University mourns the loss of SMU alumnus, benefactor and friend William J. O’Neil ’55, who passed away on May 28, 2023, at the age of 90.
The SMU+GSV Summit gathered a mix of entrepreneurs, investors and leaders on the SMU campus.
Philanthropist and Broadway producer G. Marlyne Sexton has made a $15 million gift to SMU Meadows School of the Arts to create a specialization in musical theatre that will prepare graduates for a lifetime of leading roles.
It's been 20 years since SMU announced it would add Equestrian to its roster of sports. The win against Auburn completed the best season in program history.
Lyle School of Engineering Summer Camps
Summer camp programs for students in 6th through 12th grades. These summer camps are authentically Lyle, as the facilities, staff, and curriculum are all unique to the Lyle School of Engineering.
Explore the ongoing pursuit of liberty in a new special exhibit at the George W. Bush Presidential Center. Featuring rare artifacts and interactive activities, Freedom Matters highlights the importance of freedom in building peaceful societies, how the work of freedom advocates has changed the lives of millions, and what we all can learn from the study of history. Learn more