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.
Robin Suzanne Poston, vice provost and dean of the Graduate School at the University of Memphis, has been named dean of SMU’s Moody School of Graduate and Advanced Studies and associate provost for graduate education. She will assume her position at SMU on Monday, Aug. 15.
SMU mourns the loss of Chester John “Don” Donnally, Jr. ’67, ’68, who passed away at his home on May 15, 2022. Donnally is remembered as a longtime supporter of SMU, a leader in the financial services industry for more than four decades and a nationally recognized member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) fraternity, which he served through active fundraising and mentorship efforts for over 50 years. His contributions and dedication to SAE led to the construction and ongoing success of the SAE House on SMU’s campus.
SMU is celebrating the future of the Cox School of Business and its role as a driver of Dallas innovation, breaking ground May 6, 2022 on a $140 million renovation and expansion project designed to train students for a collaborative and technologically integrated world.
SMU Program to close financial gaps for academically gifted Pell Grant recipients.
Ushering in an exciting new addition to the Hilltop and Mustang Athletics, SMU celebrated the dedication of the new Washburne Soccer and Track Stadium on April 8, 2022. Led by a principal gift from Ray W. Washburne ’84 and Heather H. Washburne, the stadium was made possible by the University’s Mustang fans, generous donors and spirited alumni.
The international Bonhoeffer Lectures in Public Ethics will be held at SMU and the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum in Dallas May 19-21, 2022. The theme of the Lectures is “Everyday Ethics for Exceptional Times." Sponsors include SMU's Perkins School of Theology and Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility. Learn more.
Selections from the Jessica and Kelvin Beachum Family Collection
Glimpse behind-the-scenes into the lighter side of life in the White House. At the George W. Bush Presidential Center.