Cost of Attendance

Withdrawal/Cancellation Info

Students desiring to withdraw from the University should visit the University Registrar’s website for specific information about the withdrawal process: https://www.smu.edu/EnrollmentServices/Registrar/Enrollment/.  Please refer to the Tuition and General Student Fees Schedule for Regular Withdrawals/Cancellation tabs for the refund schedule.

Students desiring to withdraw from the University due to medical reasons should visit University Registrar’s website for specific information about the medical withdrawal process: https://www.smu.edu/EnrollmentServices/Registrar/Enrollment/

Medical withdrawals and mandatory administrative withdrawals allow a prorated refund of tuition and fees that is calculated using a daily percentage rate. The rate is used in conjunction with the number of remaining instruction days as outlined on the academic calendar for each respective career and/or program.

A student who officially cancels his or her enrollment or withdraws from the University is charged only a portion of tuition and fees based on the effective date of the cancellation or withdrawal. Please refer to the following tables for the schedule:

2019-2020

Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

Undergraduate, Graduate (Dedman, Lyle, Meadows, Simmons), EHD, HART, IEP, LAW

Portion Returned

Prior to 1st day of term

100%

1st through 5th day of term

90%

6th through 10th day of term

50%

11th through 15th day of term

25%

16th through 20th day of term

10%

After 20th day of term

-0-

 

Cox School of Business, Perkins School of Theology

Portion Returned

Prior to 1st day of term

100%

1st through 6th day of term

90%

7th through 10th day of term

50%

11th through 15th day of term

25%

16th through 20th day of term

10%

After 20th day of term

-0-

 

MS in Data Science

Portion Returned

1st through 6th day of term

100%

After 6th day of term

-0-

 

Winter Term 2019

MS in Data Science

Portion Returned

1st through 6th day of term

100%

After 6th day of term

-0-

January Term 2020

Undergraduate and Graduate (Dedman, Lyle, Meadows, Simmons), EHD, THEO except SMU-in-Taos

Portion Returned

Portion Returned

Portion Returned

GR and UG Online

GR Dallas, UG Dallas/New York and EHD

Theology

Prior to 1st day of term

100%

100%

100%

1st day of term

50%

50%

-0-

2nd day of term

50%

-0-

-0-

After 2nd day of term

-0-

-0-

-0-

May Term 2020

Undergraduate, Graduate (Dedman, Lyle, Meadows, Simmons), COX, EHD, LAW except IEP and SMU-in-Taos

Portion Returned

Prior to 1st day of term

100%

1st day of term

50%

After 1st day of term

-0-

IEP Intensive English Program

Portion Returned

Prior to 1st day of term

100%

1st through 2nd day of term

50%

After 2nd day of term

-0-

 

SMU-in-Taos

Portion Returned

Prior to arrival date

100%

Arrival date

-0-

After arrival date

-0-

Summer Term 2020

Undergraduate and Graduate (Dedman, Lyle, Meadows and Simmons)
except SMU-in-Taos and SMU Study Abroad

Portion Returned

Portion Returned

Portion Returned

Full Summer Session

June and July Sessions

June A, June B, July A and July B Sessions

Prior to 1st day of session

100%

100%

100%

1st day of session

50%

50%

50%

2nd day of session

50%

50%

-0-

3rd through 4th day of session

50%

-0-

-0-

After 4th day of session

-0-

-0-

-0-

Cox School of Business, Perkins School of Theology

Portion Returned

Prior to 1st day of term

100%

1st through 6th day of term

90%

7th through 10th day of term

50%

11th through 15th day of term

25%

16th through 20th day of term

10%

After 20th day of term

-0-

 

EHD, HART, IEP, LAW, THEO

Portion Returned

Prior to 1st day of term

100%

1st through 2nd day of term

50%

After 2nd day of term

-0-

 

MS in Data Science

Portion Returned

1st through 6th day of term

100%

After 6th day of term

-0-

 

SMU-in-Taos

Portion Returned

Prior to arrival date

100%

Arrival date

-0-

After arrival date

-0-

 

August Term 2019

Dedman School of Law

 

Portion Returned

Prior to 1st day of term

100%

1st day of term

50%

After 1st day of term

-0-

 

SMU-in-Taos

Portion Returned

Prior to arrival date

100%

Arrival date

-0-

After arrival date

-0-

 

SPECIAL SCHEDULE

SMU Abroad programs have a "NO REFUND" policy after the start of the program and follow refund schedule on application

SMU-in-Taos programs follow the refund schedule on applications

IEP career shares the same schedule for May Term and Summer

MS in Data Science program follows the same schedule for Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer terms

Graduate Cox programs follow Fall/Spring schedule for Fall/Spring/Summer terms

 

This schedule falls within the recommended withdrawal policy of the American Council of Education


See archive for previous terms.