Southern Methodist University

Women's WCLA Contact: Alden Shiverick
Profile
Size
8 / 10
6,452 Undergrads / 11,789 Students
Cost
10 / 10
$36,458 Net Price
Selectivity
8 / 10
49% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    WCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Large

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
11 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
91%
Overall Graduation Rate
81%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
71% / 81%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Location
6425 Boaz St, Dallas, TX, 75275, Dallas, TX, 75275 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Houston Texas Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Austin Texas Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • India
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • San Antonio Texas Area
  • Indonesia
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Greater Boston Area
Where Grads Work
  • Lockheed Martin
  • AT&T
  • Texas Instruments
  • Raytheon
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Ericsson
  • Dallas ISD
  • IBM
  • Bank of America
  • Dell
  • Deloitte
  • Microsoft
  • Cisco
  • EY
  • JPMorgan Chase
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Engineering
  • Education
  • Operations
  • Information Technology
  • Finance
  • Media and Communication
  • Marketing
  • Consulting
  • Arts and Design
  • Legal
  • Research
  • Program and Project Management
  • Community and Social Services
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Niche Grades
Overall
Student Life
Professors
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
600 - 700
Math
640 - 730
Total
1260 - 1440
ACT
English
28 - 34
Math
27 - 31
Composite
28 - 32

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 600 - 695 for SAT; 8 - 9 for ACT

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 13,128 6,096 7,032
% Admitted 49% 50% 48%
% Admits That Enroll 22% 24% 21%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.65
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (26%)
    Social Sciences (14%)
    Communication & Journalism (10%)
    Engineering (9%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (7%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (5%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (4%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (4%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences (3%)
    Psychology (3%)
    Foreign Languages (2%)
    Physical Sciences (2%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (2%)
    English Language & Literature (1%)
    Health Professions (1%)
    History (1%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (1%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (1%)
    Education (1%)
    Philosophy & Religious Studies (1%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (1%)
    Engineering Technology
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies
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    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $36,458

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    Undergraduate
     
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$52,498
    Books & Supplies$800
    Cost of Living$16,510
    Personal Expenses$2,600
     
    Sticker Price$72,408

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    79% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship77%$33,203
    Federal Grants12%$5,486
    Pell Grants10%$4,616
    Other Federal7%$2,593
    State & Local Grants12%$3,892
    Institutional Grants76%$31,888
     
    Student Loans26%$10,162
    Federal Loans25%$5,517
    Other Loans5%$23,905

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $1.51 Billion $127,687

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $20,059.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $18,250 $213

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 2.7%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 1,505 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $60,700

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.17 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 71% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 8 7
    Fondling 1 1
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 1 1
    Aggravated Assault 3 1
    Burglary 6 5
    Motor Vehicle Theft 5 -
    Arson 1 1

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, no medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileMajority undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, highly residential

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