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COLLEGE PROFILE

Southern Methodist University

Dallas, TX

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$61,155
Tuition and Fees
$43,800
Room and Board
$13,955
Books and Supplies
$800
Other Expenses
$2,600
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan, deferred payment, external finance company

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailenrol_serv@mail.smu.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline February 15
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003613
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile$25 for first college, $16 each additional
Business/Farm Supplement 

PROFILE OF 2011-12 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants791 (55.5%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need608 (76.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid605 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met216 (35.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met88%
Average Award$35,683
Need-Based Gift
Received by 427 (70.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $20,189
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 484 (80.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,087
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 446 (73.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift453 (31.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,674
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants2,841 (47.4%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need2,426 (40.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid2,402 (99.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met792 (33.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met87%
Average Award$35,182
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,838 (76.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,730
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,015 (83.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,921
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,556 (64.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift1,853 (30.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,300
Borrowing
2012 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
35%
Average Indebtedness of
2012 Graduates
$30,987
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
Not reported

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State LoansAvailable
Other LoansCollege/university loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, Alumni affiliation scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2018 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.56 3.97 619 620 618 29
Low 2.20 2.28 430 370 340 16
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 770 36
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Annual Survey of Colleges 2013, copyright © 2013 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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