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.

  • 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.


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.


The Online MBA and MBA Direct Program Information Session

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Join us on Tuesday, June 14th, 2022 from 6:00 - 7:00 PM CT for a deep dive into our Online MBA and MBA Direct Programs. During this open forum, you will hear from our admissions representatives about our innovative online experience, industry-leading curriculum, distinguished faculty, and the program’s application process. The admissions team is more than happy to answer any questions you may have throughout the presentation.

Connect with SMU Perkins

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Any lingering questions about Perkins? We’re here to answer and clarify any question you may have. We hope to put your mind at ease and clear any last-minute inquiry. We’re bringing along a current student so that you can hear first-hand about the Perkins brand and experience! Come and let us get to know you and you us. Hope to see you there!


Murillo: Picturing the Prodigal Son

February 20 through June 12, 2022

Six canvases by Sevillian artist Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617–1682) will travel to the United States for the first time to be featured at the Meadows Museum, their only venue in this country. Learn more