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 Big D as your classroom, get excited about how far you can go when you go all in on you!


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 2019 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.


Dallas philanthropist and civic leader Mary Anne Sammons Cree passed away July 21, 2021, leaving a legacy of leadership, generosity and nature-inspired landmarks that will delight Dallas residents for generations to come.

A $1 million gift from the Hegi Family will empower students to navigate today’s fast-changing work environment and find lifelong career success through the renovation and expansion of SMU’s Hegi Family Career Development Center.


A photo of the Meadows Museum


Wednesdays @ noon

Several ways to digitally engage with the Meadows Museum, including Color Our Collection, Tiny Tours and Crafternoons.

Admissions Webinar for MBA Direct Program

August 3 @ 6-7pm

-Register to hear firsthand from the faculty and student participants how this program will help grow and develop your leadership, analytical and problem-solving skills.

SMU's Opening Convocation 2021

August 22 @ 4:45pm

Join the SMU community as we welcome the incoming class of 2025. The livestream begins at 4:45pm and the ceremony begins at 5:30 pm.

September 6: Labor Day

University Holiday (offices closed)

Owens Conference Impact of Migration on Economic and Human Development

September 15-16th (free and open to the public, but reservations are required)

The annual Owens Conference, co-sponsored by the Tower Center at SMU and the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, will examine the complex relationship between migration and economic and human development.

SMU Homecoming 2021

September 30 to October 2

Get ready to return to the Hilltop for Homecoming Weekend.