College Access Programs

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Our staff is committed to providing a nurturing and caring environment to help disadvantaged students overcome academic and financial barriers in higher education.

College Access Programs

About Us

Welcome to SMU College Access Programs. Our staff is committed to providing a nurturing and caring environment to ensure that each student is provided with a quality opportunity in education, regardless of race or ethnic background.

It is our goal to help disadvantaged students overcome academic and financial barriers in higher education by providing: 

  • Academic planning for successful high school completion and college transition
  • Tutoring for high school courses
  • ACT and SAT preparation
  • Writing, reading, and study skills, mathematics, science, and other subjects instruction
  • Career exploration and guidance
  • College and university visits
  • Educational and cultural enrichment events
  • Financial aid and scholarship application assistance
  • Financial literacy education

Upon entering our program, all students are assisted in setting achievement goals that will help their dreams become reality. We empower our students to become successful college graduates working in businesses, government, medicine, law, education, research, finance, politics, computer science, technology, engineering and other areas. 

Schools we serve

  • D. W. Carter High School
  • Duncanville High School
  • J.F. Kimball High School
  • Lancaster High School
  • Lincoln High School
  • Roosevelt High School
  • North Dallas High School
  • South Oak Cliff High School
  • Skyline High School
  • Spruce High School

Contact Us

SMU College Access Programs
214.768.2364
CollegeAccess@smu.edu

@SMUScholars

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