High school counselor information

Resources for those helping guide students to success on the Hilltop.

Helpful information to use as you guide your students through the college search, application, admission, and decision processes.

Please see our 2023-2024 Counselor Update here.

Meet Your SMU Admission Counselor
Connect with your assigned SMU admission counselor.

Visit SMU! We know you will love our beautiful 234-acre tree-lined campus. Select the Daily Visit tab and under the Student Type tab select High School Counselor.

Information Sessions
Learn about SMU by viewing pre-recorded videos of our first-year and transfer information sessions.

Admission Events
Prospective students can learn more about the Hilltop by attending one of our admission events. Admitted students will be emailed information regarding admitted student events.

SMU is home to 100+ undergraduate majors and 85 minors across five nationally recognized undergraduate schools.

Student Affairs
Learn about the student experience at SMU.

SMU is a private research university with a legacy of scholarly impact, creating knowledge and leaders through research and graduate education.

Pony Up! The Hilltop is home to 17 Division I sports teams in addition to many recreational sports.

Applying to SMU
See our admission options: first-year, transfer, first year international, readmission, and graduate studies. SMU is fully test-optional.

Scholarships and Financial Aid
Did you know? 3 out of 4 SMU students receive scholarships and/or financial aid. Find more information about these services here.

Yellow Ribbon
The Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program (Yellow Ribbon Program) is a provision of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008. Learn about the Yellow Ribbon Program at SMU.

Access forms including the counselor's report/recommendation form and teacher's recommendation form.

View the Counselor Update - At a Glance, see any of our current publications, learn about Cox Business Direct Admission, and also see this document for your students: 5 Tips to Consider If You're Interested in a Career in Business.

Keep in touch with us! Sign up to receive updates and also access to a personalized resource page. You can also follow @smuadmission on social media - Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube. Counselors are also invited to connect with Dean of Admission and Executive Director of Enrollment Services, Elena Hicks.

Virtual Campus Experience
Learn more about the SMU Office of Undergraduate Admission virtually.

SMU launched a major scholarship initiative to cover the cost of college for high-achieving Texas students with significant financial need. Access SMU aims to cover the cost of college for Texas' highest performing students from families with limited incomes.

Office Location and Contact Information

Physical Address:
Laura Lee Blanton Building
6185 Airline Road, 2nd Floor
Dallas, TX 75275

Mailing Address:
SMU Undergraduate Admission 
PO Box 750181 
Dallas TX 75275

Phone: 214-768-2058

Text: 214-768-9990

Fax: 214-768-1083

Email: ugadmission@smu.edu

Office Hours: 8:30 am-5 pm CST

This page was last updated on Wednesday, October 11, 2023.