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Southern Methodist University

Dallas, TXView Map
National University
Private not-for-profit
United Methodist
Suburb: Large
NCAA Division I-A
11 to 1
Student-to-Faculty Ratio


Southern Methodist University has been working to change its reputation as a well-endowed haven for wealthy, White, conservative fraternity and sorority socialites. That was yesterday’s image and is, therefore, somewhat reflected in SMU’s alumni. SMU has made fundamental changes over the last 25 years to strengthen its academic offering and diversify its student body. Located in the heart of Dallas, SMU offers a wide array of academic options across its seven degree-granting schools – and its alumni reflect that diversity in their broad success.

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