Admission

Dallas Hall

Sweet Briar College Students

SMU recognizes the unusual circumstances that Sweet Briar College students — and those who planned to attend the school — now face. To support students displaced by Sweet Briar College's closure, SMU has adjusted deadlines and application requirements. The University welcomes applications for admission in Fall 2015.

SMU has created an expedited application process for Sweet Briar sophomores, first-years, and admitted students who are interested in SMU. Please see the details of this process below. If you have questions, please contact our office at 214-768-2058 or ugadmission@smu.edu.

For Sweet Briar College first-year students & sophomores:

Application
  • Please complete and submit the SMU Expedited Transfer Application for Admission (exclusively for Sweet Briar College students).
  • SMU's $60 application fee will be waived.
  • SMU's essay, recommendation letters, and resume will be waived.
  • Current first-year students at Sweet Briar College must submit official ACT or SAT scores.
  • All students must submit official high school transcripts and all college transcripts to:
    SMU Admission
    PO Box 750181
    Dallas, Texas 75275
Deadlines
  • SMU transfer application deadlines are:
    April 1 (Priority Deadline)
    June 1
    August 1 (Final Deadline)
Special Policies to Consider
  • Students must complete 60 credit hours at SMU, in addition to the credits they transfer in from another institution, to receive an SMU degree.
  • Certain policies for specific majors may apply. Please contact us to confirm special requirements or policies for your major(s).
  • SMU will waive the $250 matriculation fee for Sweet Briar College students who are admitted to and decide to enroll at SMU (a housing deposit and orientation fee will still be required).
Scholarships & Financial Aid
  • Current students at Sweet Briar College will be considered for SMU transfer scholarships as well as special scholarships based on those earned at SBC. Final amounts and awards will be determined by SMU’s admission and scholarship committees.
  • Students who wish to be considered for need-based financial aid should complete the FAFSA and CSS/Profile as soon as possible.

For students admitted to Sweet Briar College, graduating from high school in Spring 2015:

Application
Deadlines
  • SMU is reviewing applications for incoming freshman students for Fall 2015 on a space available basis; please apply as soon as possible.
Special Policies to Consider
  • SMU will waive the $250 matriculation fee for Sweet Briar College students who are admitted to and decide to enroll at SMU (a housing deposit and orientation fee will still be required).
Scholarships & Financial Aid
  • Students are automatically considered for merit scholarships with the submission of their application
  • Students who wish to be considered for need-based financial aid should complete the FAFSA and CSS/Profile as soon as possible.