Transfer Students

Dallas Hall

Transfer Application

PLEASE NOTE: Students currently taking classes through a dual enrollment program with their high school and local college/university or who are enrolled in summer school courses must complete a First Year Application.

Step 1: Decide which semester you wish to begin at SMU

Transfer admission decisions are made on a rolling basis.

Fall Admission: 
  • June 1 (scholarship consideration for all scholarships excluding our full-tuition scholarship)
  • August 1 (final deadline)
Spring Admission:
  • November 1
Summer Admission:
  • June 1

Step 2: Decide which application method is right for you

Step 3: Decide which type of transfer student you will be and review the appropriate checklist

Traditional Transfer Student (more than 30 transferable credit hours)

First Year Transfer Student (fewer than 30 transferable credit hours or graduation from high school within the last calendar year)

Step 4: Submit application materials

Please mail all application materials to:

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

For overnight and courier deliveries:

SMU Transfer Admission
6185 Airline Road, Suite 300
Dallas, TX 75205-0181

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

You may pay the application fee by sending a check payable to SMU to:
SMU Undergraduate Admission
PO Box 750181
Dallas, TX 75275


You may pay with a Visa or MasterCard by calling 1-800-323-0672 or 214-768-2058.

Thank you!

The SMU Admission Committee wants to learn more about your interests, hobbies, and how you spend your time. Please include the following information in your personal resume:

  • Extracurricular, Volunteer, and Summer Activities. List in order of importance and indicate the amount of weekly time involved in your participation.
  • Work Experience. Include position, company/employer, dates of employment, and weekly time involved.
  • Honors, Awards, and Leadership Positions. List honors and awards and indicate grade level in which they were received. List leadership positions and include details on the responsibilities the position required.

Please have your official transcripts mailed to:

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