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Southern Methodist University

Men's MCLA Contact: Jason Gildea
Profile
Size
8 / 10
6,479 Undergrads / 11,649 Students
Cost
10 / 10
$38,562 Net Price
Selectivity
8 / 10
51% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    MCLA Div. 1

  • 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
78%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
68% / 78%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
United Methodist
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.

Team Road Trips

Most road games for SMU are scheduled for the Texas and Oklahoma areas against teams including Texas A&M, Baylor, TCU, Texas Tech and Oklahoma. The team has also traveled to California, where they played Chico State, Cal Poly, and Santa Clara. Other trips have included Florida in Orlando, Tallahassee, and Tampa to play Florida State, USF and UCF.

Recruit Commits
2018
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Hunter Vaughan Apex Friendship Apex, NC Mid, Att
Alex Ramadanovic Nation Ford Fort Mill, SC Att
 
2017
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Ian Mastriani Woodstock Canton, GA Att, Mid
 
2016
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Bryce Kephart Spring Grove Spring Grove, PA Att
Connor Glenn Alamo Heights San Antonio, TX Mid
Andrew Mayefskie Holly Springs Holly Springs, NC Def
Clay Stevenson Milford Milford, DE Goal
 
2015
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Ryan Willis Weddington Matthews, NC Def
A.J. Mejia St. John's Washington, DC Mid
Parke Kissner Western Guilford Greensboro, NC Def
Drew Wallace W.T. Woodson Fairfax, VA Goal
Jackson Bingham Holly Springs Holly Springs, NC Goal
Bryan Cooley Southwest Guilford High Point, NC Def
Tyson Haith Page Greensboro, NC Att
Michael Robertson Yorktown Yorktown Heights, NY Mid
Griffin Glover Western Guilford Greensboro, NC Goal
John Tartline Cumberland Valley Mechanicsburg, PA Def
Michael Bradley Patrick Henry/?Keystone Ashland, VA Att, Mid
Quinn Daughtry North Springs Sandy Springs, GA Def
Ryan Pyles Southwest Guilford High Point, NC Mid, Faceoff
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Location
6425 Boaz St, Dallas, TX, 75275, Dallas, TX, 75275 See Directions
Team Videos
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
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
600 - 700
Math
650 - 750
Total
1260 - 1440
ACT
English
29 - 35
Math
27 - 31
Composite
29 - 33

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 12,603 6,127 6,476
% Admitted 51% 52% 51%
% Admits That Enroll 24% 25% 22%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.65
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
    Required
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Admissions office
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (46%)
    Family, Consumer & Human Sciences (10%)
    Education (9%)
    Health Professions (8%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (6%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (4%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (4%)
    Psychology (3%)
    Theology (2%)
    Social Sciences (2%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences (2%)
    Communication Technology (1%)
    Communication & Journalism (1%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (1%)
    Physical Sciences (1%)
    Transportation & Materials Moving
    Philosophy & Religious Studies
    Interdisciplinary Studies
    Mathematics & Statistics
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement
    History
    Foreign Languages
    English Language & Literature
    Athlete graduation rate
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $38,562

    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$54,492
    Books & Supplies$800
    Cost of Living$16,845
    Personal Expenses$2,600
     
    Sticker Price$74,737

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    77% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship74%$33,548
    Federal Grants9%$6,421
    Pell Grants9%$4,932
    Other Federal4%$3,329
    State & Local Grants8%$3,910
    Institutional Grants74%$32,591
     
    Student Loans25%$9,927
    Federal Loans24%$5,676
    Other Loans4%$28,235

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $1.62 Billion $139,002

    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: 2.6%

    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, 68% 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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