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:

2018-2019


Fall 2018 and Spring 2019

Undergraduate, GR Dedman, GR Meadows, GR Lyle, IEP, Dedman School of Law, GR Simmons, EHD and GR Hart (The Guildhall)

  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 2018

MS in Data Science

 

Portion Returned

1st through 6th day of term

100%

After 6th day of term

-0-

 

January Term 2019

All careers except SMU-in-Taos and EHD

Portion Returned

Portion Returned

Portion Returned

GR and UG Online

GR Dallas and UG Dallas and New York

THEO

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-

 

EHD

 

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-

 

SMU-in-Taos

 

Portion Returned

Prior to arrival date

100%

Arrival date

-0-

After arrival date

-0-

 

May Term 2019

All careers except SMU-in-Taos, IEP

 

Portion Returned

Prior to 1st day of term

100%

1st day of term

50%

After 1st day of term

-0-

 

EHD

 

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-

 

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 2019

Graduate and Undergraduate

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-

 

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, LAW, THEO, and 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-

 

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

MSDS program follows the same schedule for Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer terms

Graduate Cox programs follow the same 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.