SMU Facts

SMU Facts

Undergraduate Costs

Undergraduate costs for 2017-18

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

Tuition and fees $52,498
Average housing and dining   $16,910
Total $69,408

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 scholarships include the President’s Scholars Program, the Nancy Ann and Ray L. Hunt Leadership Scholars Program and scholarships offered by SMU's individual schools.