As a nationally ranked research university with a liberal arts tradition, SMU is ready to support you as you pursue your passion. If you’re an ambitious, creative thinker, SMU is for you.
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SMU is within the Top 20% of the 'Best National Universities' according to the 2020 edition of the U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges.
Dallas ranks among the best places for business and careers in Forbes, 2019.
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The average class size is 22 students, and SMU has an 11:1 student-to-faculty ratio.
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Connecting students' personal passions to creative academic projects, research, and initiatives that move learning beyond the classroom. Turn your great ideas into reality and take action on some of the world's most pressing challenges.
SMU Entrepreneurship Club
Connecting entrepreneurial students across campus regardless of their major or school. Find help transforming your innovative idea into a sustainable enterprise and get support for your student startup.
Deason Innovation Gym
Inspiring creative confidence in a campus community of makers. Build your design skills by working on real-world challenges and engage in purpose-driven learning through interdisciplinary teamwork.
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Roxana Farokhnia talks about her experience at SMU as a Biology and Health and Society double major on the Pre-Health track.