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, 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 2019

MS in Data Science
Portion Returned
1st through 6th day of term 100%
After 6th day of term -0-

May 2020

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-
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-

January, Summer, and August Terms 2020

All careers except Cox School of Business 
and MS in Data Science
Portion Returned Portion Returned Portion Returned
January Term Summer August Term
Prior to the 1st day of term 100% 100% 100%
1st through the 2nd day of term -0- 50% -0-
After the 2nd day of term -0- -0- -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 follows 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.