The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex offers an eclectic environment with a vast array of cultural activities, including museums and galleries, an arts district and symphony orchestra. Premier restaurants located near the SMU campus and in downtown areas serve international cuisines for every taste. Dallas and the surrounding area is also home to several professional and college sports teams.
Dallas is home to many Fortune 500 companies and its economy continues to grow. A wide range of housing options conveniently located near the SMU campus are available to fit every budget, from single-family apartments, condominiums, and town homes to luxury estates. Dallas regional school districts consistently rank among the nation's best and SMU's undergraduate and graduate student body reflects the high-quality education in the area.
SMU and Dallas have much to offer as a professional academic environment situated in one of the fastest growing financial-cultural centers in the country.