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


Summer, August Terms 2018 and 2019 and January Term 2019

All careers
except MSDS
Portion Returned Portion Returned Portion Returned
Summer August term January term
Prior to the 1st day of term 100% 100% 100%
1st through the 2nd day of term 50% -0- -0-
After the 2nd day of term -0- -0- -0-

May Term 2018 and 2019

All careers except EHD and IEP
Portion Returned
Prior to the 1st day of term 100%
1st day of term 50%
After the 1st day of term -0-

SPECIAL SCHEDULE

  • IEP career follows summer schedule for May term and summer.
  • EHD career follows fall/spring schedule for January term and May term.
  • SMU Abroad programs have a NO REFUND policy after the start of the program and follow refund schedule on application.
  • Graduate Cox programs follow fall/spring schedule for summer term.
  • SMU-in-Taos programs follow the refund schedule on applications.

Jan Term 2019

   Portion Returned

Prior to 1st day of term

100%

1st day of term

50%

After the 1st day of term

-0-

Fall and Spring 2018-2019

Undergraduate and Dedman College, Meadows, Graduate Lyle School of Engineering. M.L.S., Simmons School of Education and Human Development, and Hart (The Guildhall) Graduate Programs
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 Professional M.B.A., Full-time M.B.A., Executive M.B.A., M.S.A., M.S.E., M.S.F., M.S.M., M.S.B.A.; 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-
Dedman School of Law and IEP
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-
Master of Science in Data Science

(Fall, Spring, and Summer)

 

Portion Returned
 Through the last day of add/drop period**  100%
 After the last day of add/drop period** -0-
**Please refer to academic calendar for each term’s date.

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


See archive for previous terms.