First-Year Students

Dallas Hall

First Year Application

Apply now to gain priority consideration for admission and scholarships.

Follow these steps on your path to becoming a world changer!

Step 1: Decide which application method is right for you

Please note: The following applications are for first year students only. Transfer students, please click here.

Step 2: Review the application checklist

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Step 3: Submit application materials

Please mail all application materials to:

SMU Undergraduate Admission
P.O. Box 750181
Dallas, TX 75275

You are welcome to send materials separately; however, please be sure all materials clearly indicate your first, middle and last name, and your date of birth. We recommend that you make and keep a copy of all application forms for your records.

We look forward to reviewing your application and getting to know you better. If you have questions, please contact the SMU Office of Undergraduate Admission, where any of our admission counselors are ready to help.

Phone: 800-323-0672 or 214-768-2058
Fax: 214-768-0103
Office Hours: 8:30 – 5:00 p.m. Central Time