Southern Methodist University

Southern Methodist University

Southern Methodist University (Southern Methodist or as commonly known SMU) is a private research university in metropolitan Dallas.

Founded in 1911 by what is now known as the Methodist Episcopal Church, SMU operates satellite campuses in Plano, TX, and Taos, NM. While degrees from SMU’s Cox School of Business are most popular, undergraduates can choose from more than 100 areas of study. SMU is home to seven libraries with more than four million volumes, making it the largest private research collection in the southwest. SMU’s football and basketball teams, known as the Mustangs have a strong reputation. The football team has won three national championships, while the basketball team has won 16 conference titles.

A nationally ranked comprehensive research university with seven degree-granting schools, SMU is a distinguished center for teaching and research located near the heart of Dallas. SMU’s nearly 12,000 students benefit from small classes, research opportunities, leadership development, international study and innovative programs. The University is strengthened by its partnership with the Dallas region, a global center of commerce and culture. SMU students, faculty and alumni are changing the world through their chosen fields, civic engagement and service to society.

Students can join 300-plus organizations. More than 40% of SMU students participate in the school’s Greek system.

Campus Exhibits:
Meadows Museum Exhibit — through January 6, 2019

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Comfort Suites Grand Prairie is 18.6 miles from Southern Methodist University.

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