SMU Facts

SMU Facts

Undergraduate costs

Undergraduate costs for 2018-19

Three out of four SMU students receive scholarships and/or financial aid (including academic- and need-based).

Tuition and fees $54,493
Average housing and dining   $16,845
Total $71,338

Housing cost depends on choice of residence halls.

Tuition and fees cover about two-thirds of the cost of an SMU education. The remainder is covered by endowments, gifts and other annual revenues.


Competitive academic scholarship programs include the President’s Scholars, Nancy Ann and Ray L. Hunt Leadership Scholars, and scholarships offered by SMU’s individual schools.