Application Deadlines - Fall 2021 Entry

We are now accepting applications for the Fall 2021 term! 

December 1, 2020 Early decision deadline
March 15, 2021 International student deadline
May 31, 2021 Final deadline for admission and scholarship consideration
Rolling admission after June 1, 2021. Please contact Assistant Director of Admissions, Yazmin Strauss, for late admission consideration.

Application Materials: 

  • Completed application form 
  • Resume
  • Essay (prompted on application)
  • Transcripts from all colleges/universities attended 
  • Optional letters of recommendations (3 max)

Note: Test scores are being waived due to the pandemic 

* If you are interested in scholarship consideration please be sure to check that box on the application as well as complete the section for financial aid (FASFA/SAR)

Transcripts

Transcripts should be sent to the following: 

Electronically: 

gradappmaterials@smu.edu 

*This email is specifically for electronic transcripts ONLY and the quickest way to have them sent. 

Physically:

Graduate Application Processing

PO Box 750518| Dallas, TX 75275-0518

Students are admitted to the MSSM program during the fall term only. Admission to the program is highly selective and follows the standards of the Cox School of Business MBA admissions. The Admissions Committee, which will include a member(s) from the Cox School, seeks a diverse group of candidates demonstrating the following attributes:

  • Significant professional and life experiences
  • Strong academic capabilities, leadership potential and interpersonal and communication skills
  • Personal qualities such as maturity, integrity, self-confidence and motivation
  • A strong commitment to learning and achievement

Preferred applicants typically have full-time work experience, a strong undergraduate record, and competitive scores on the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE). 

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