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Welcome to Graduate Studies at Southern Methodist University! We are proud to offer doctoral and master's degrees in a wide variety of fields across four different colleges. These programs help our students to pursue their passions and make significant contributions in both academia and industry.

We invite you to explore our site and learn more about the programs we offer and graduate student life at SMU. We look forward to welcoming you to our community.


32 doctoral degrees are offered at SMU. Learn more.


SMU offers more than 120 master's degrees. Learn more.


160 students presented at Research Day 2018. Learn more.


47 students are currently PhD Fellows. Learn more.

Meet Our Graduate Students