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Applicant Status At Southern Methodist University

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Admissions Statistics

Overall Admissions Statistics
Total Applicants:12,080
Male Applicants:5,238
Female Applicants:6,842
Total Acceptances:6,125
Male Acceptances:2,745
Female Acceptances:3,380
Acceptance Rate:51%
Yield: ? 23%
Contact Admissions
Phone:(214) 768-3417
Application Information
Open Admissions:No
Common Application:Yes
Application Fee:$60
Application Web
Dates To Know Deadline Notification
Early ActionNovember 1December 31
Regular Decision March 15 Rolling beginning December 31
Must-Reply-By May 1 or within 2 weeks of notification thereafter
RequiredRecommendedNeither Required
Nor Recommended
HS Rank
HS Transcript
College Prep Courses
Freshmen Enrollment Statistics
Total Freshmen Enrollment:1,431
Full-Time Male Enrollment:692
Full-Time Female Enrollment:736
Part-Time Male Enrollment:2
Part-Time Female Enrollment:1
Waitlist Statistics
Applicants Placed: ? 806
Applicants Accepting: ? 415
Students Enrolled: ? 80
Transfer Statistics
Applications Received:854
Applicants Accepted:558
Students Enrolled:288

Standardized Tests Statistics

Standardized Test Scores Critical Reading Math Writing Composite (out of)
SAT (25th - 75th Percentile) 600 - 690 620 - 700 590 - 680 1810 - 2070 (2400)
ACT (25th - 75th Percentile) 27 - 33 26 - 32 8 - 9 27 - 31 (36)
General Statistics
Top 10% of HS Class:42%
SAT/ACT Required:Either
Students Submitting SAT:60%
Students Submitting ACT:62%
SAT Subject Test Requirements
Only for home-schooled students

Facts & Statistics

Things I Wish I Knew Before Coming To School
  • Bring bug repellant to annihilate those mosquitoes.
  • If you have to take a foreign language, get it all done in the same year.
  • It's a party school.
  • It's big on Greek life.
  • It's located in a highly-materialistic social setting.
  • It's not very racially diverse.
  • No one goes to any of the athletic events.
  • The overall city does not cater to college students.
  • There is a GPA requirement for the business school.
Interviews & Information Sessions
Call 1-800-323-0672 or (214) 768-2058 on any weekday from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., and on some select Saturdays from 9:30 a.m.-noon. The admission staff conducts tours regularly Monday-Friday every week, however, certain tours close until the fall semester (the Residence Hall tour). Check the Web site for specific days that feature a 10 a.m.-3 p.m. tour and an overnight tour.
Campus Tours
Tours are normally conducted every weekday, except for posted days and Mustang Mondays. The tours begin at 10 a.m., and the last tour is at 3 p.m. The day includes two information sessions, two campus tours, a residence hall tour, and lunch. Call to schedule a tour in advance.
Virtual Tour of Campus
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