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Rank: 540

Southern Methodist University

costs
Est. Full Price 2020-2021
$76,500
% of students who get any grants
70%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$40,300
Average price for low-income students
$30,200
admissions
Acceptance rate
51%
Median SAT/ACT Score
1370/31
SAT/ACT Required for Fall 2021?
no
Enrollment
6,450
Financial Aid
% of students with need who get grants
70%
% of need met
86%
% of students who get merit* grants
40%
Average merit grant
$27,280
student success
Graduation rate
78%
Average time to a degree
4.1 years
Average student debt
$19,500
Average salary within 5 years
$55,900
% earning more than $28,000
82%
key deadlines
Early decision application
Nov 1
Regular application
Jan 15

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

* Full price of attendance includes on-campus room & board fees, which may not be applicable to all colleges' reopening plans this year.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, Money/American Institutes for Research calculations, Opportunity Insights.

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

* Full price of attendance includes on-campus room & board fees, which may not be applicable to all colleges' reopening plans this year.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, Money/American Institutes for Research calculations, Opportunity Insights.

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