Southern Methodist University
1,338 reviews
  1. Dallas, TX
  2. 4 Year
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Southern Methodist University Academics

About the Professors

Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Female Professors
39%
Male Professors
61%
Average Professor Salary
$156,924
Faculty Diversity
  • African American
    3%
  • Asian American
    9%
  • Hispanic
    6%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    3%
  • Multiracial
    1%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    0%
  • White
    78%

What Students Say About Professors

Poll
92%
of students say professors are passionate about the topics they teach.72 responses
Poll
88%
of students say professors care about their students' success.72 responses
Poll
90%
of students say professors are engaging and easy to understand.72 responses
Poll
92%
of students agree professors are approachable and helpful when needed.72 responses

Quality of Education

Academics
A+
Based on acceptance rate, quality of professors, student reviews, and additional factors.
Graduation Rate
77%
National
47%
Full-Time Retention Rate
89%
Part-Time Retention Rate
67%
Academic Calendar
Semester
Research Funding per Student
$2,677
National
$1,629
Non-traditional Learning
  • Evening Degree Programs
    Yes
  • Teacher Certification
    Yes
  • Distance Education
    No
  • Study Abroad
    Yes

What Students Say About Education

Poll
Which statement(s) best describes the quality of education you're getting?
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98%
of students say they attend class.44 responses
50%
of students say they take advantage of office hours/study sessions.44 responses
98%
of students say they do all their homework.44 responses
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