Southern Methodist University

Dallas, TX
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Southern Methodist University Review

Dallas, TX, 6425 Boaz St
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Career Preparation A-
Students and Culture B
Facilities A
Activities and Groups A
A-
Excellent

Southern Methodist University is a medium sized, private, four-year university enrolling 11,643 students and offering 187 degrees in Dallas, TX.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Southern Methodist University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Business
1,310 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
125
99
Advertising
66
5
Applied Economics
0
11
4
Business Administration and Management
39
143
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
0
12
Economics
164
7
1
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies
63
Finance
159
166
Financial Planning and Services
4
0
Insurance
0
Marketing/marketing Management
75
43
Operations Research
48
20
0
Real Estate
19
10
Taxation
27
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Human and Social Sciences
557 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/black Studies
0
Anthropology
21
1
5
Clinical Psychology
0
7
Divinity/ministry
42
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/chicano Studies
0
History
27
6
1
Humanities/humanistic Studies
0
0
International/global Studies
17
International Policy Analysis
21
Italian Studies
0
Latin American Studies
0
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
41
0
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
1
1
Mental Health Counseling/counselor
59
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
2
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
33
3
Philosophy
12
Political Science
60
Psychology
99
0
Public Policy Analysis
12
Religion/religious Studies
6
1
2
Religious/sacred Music
3
Social Sciences
0
Sociology
29
Sustainability Studies
10
Theology/theological Studies
22
13
Women's Studies
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Engineering
421 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Civil Engineering
17
6
2
Computer Engineering
6
22
2
Computer Software Engineering
10
0
2
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
29
50
5
Engineering
0
14
2
Engineering/industrial Management
0
38
4
Engineering Science
0
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering
15
6
Environmental Science
3
1
Environmental Studies
4
Manufacturing Engineering
2
Mechanical Engineering
72
13
12
Telecommunications Technology/technician
84
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Education and Liberal Arts
378 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
10
4
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
5
Creative Writing
10
Education
99
1
Education/teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
4
English Language and Literature
30
2
4
French Language and Literature
10
General Studies
3
0
German Language and Literature
2
Italian Language and Literature
0
Liberal Arts
44
5
Music Teacher Education
8
8
Spanish Language and Literature
34
Sport and Fitness Administration/management
85
10
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Legal and Law
328 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
American/u.s. Law/legal Studies/jurisprudence
3
1
Law
240
Programs for Foreign Lawyers
76
Tax Law/taxation
8
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Computer Technology
289 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
42
49
Computer/information Technology Services Administration and Management
9
Computer Science
34
23
7
Computer Systems Analysis/analyst
62
Management Information Systems
0
0
Systems Engineering
63
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Mathematics and Science
249 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biochemistry
7
Biology
62
0
5
Chemistry
18
1
2
Computational Mathematics
4
0
Geology/earth Science
9
2
0
Geophysics and Seismology
7
3
1
Mathematics
95
Physics
2
4
1
Statistics
7
13
6
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Art and Design
217 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Cinematography and Film/video Production
27
0
Conducting
3
Dance
20
0
Design and Applied Arts
5
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
27
4
Film/cinema/video Studies
0
Fine and Studio Arts Management
24
Fine Arts
20
5
Keyboard Instruments
1
3
Music
8
Music History, Literature, and Theory
0
Music Pedagogy
4
Music Performance
11
16
17
Music Theory and Composition
1
5
Music Therapy/therapist
5
0
Voice and Opera
4
7
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Communication and Media
140 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Communication and Media Studies
9
Journalism
48
Public Relations/image Management
83
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Hospitality
0 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Facilities Planning and Management
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Southern Methodist University.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Software Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering/industrial Management
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering
Environmental Science
Manufacturing Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Specialized institution accreditations:
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar Law (LAW) - Professional schools American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 5 Reviews
Alumni
English journalism, Class of 1978

didn't offer much except a job board

Rated January 2016
B Great
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 5 Reviews
Alumni
Chemistry, Class of 2008

very elitist culture with a few minorities as exchange students or athletes

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BBA, Class of 1982

Too old to tell; wealthy

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BBA, Class of 1977

they were mostly snooty rich kids

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 5 Reviews
No Review Responses
A Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 5 Reviews
Alumni
BSA, Class of 1989

was to busy working and studying to take advantage of such

Rated January 2016
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