Overall, Southern Methodist University is a fairly selective school. Around 15,700 applications are received by the school each year. With regards to the acceptance rate, it tends to be 53 percent which is equal about 8,300 students being accepted to the school. Every year, statistics show that 19 % of the 8,300 candidates who received the acceptance letter from Southern Methodist University made the decision to attend. Based on the application data, 46% of the applicants were men while 53% were women, however, after being accepted, only 53 percent of the women decided to study at Southern Methodist University as compared to 46 percent of men who decided to enroll. Southern Methodist University’s undergraduate application fee is $60. To apply to Southern Methodist University, you are required to have these required documents: Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record. It is also recommended that applicants have Formal demonstration of competencies and a Secondary school rank. Freshmen students are requested to submit their ACT or SAT scores to Southern Methodist University when applying. Often, an ACT score of 31 - 34 or a 1,340 - 1,510 SAT score is the range in which students have greater chances to be accepted. This school also accepts Advanced Placement (AP) credits, Credit for life experiences, and Dual enrollment.

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Student ACT Scores

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75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2021 Admissions Cycle
Applications
15,685
Male 7,325
Female 8,360

 

Acceptance
8,313
Male 3,685
Female 4,627

 

Enrollment Total
1,579
Male 742
Female 837


Acceptance Rate
53%
Male
50.3%
Female
55.4%

 

Yield
19%
Male
20.1%
Female
18.1%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$60


Graduate

$75



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Credit for life experiences
  • Dual enrollment

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Recommendations
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)


    Recommended

    Formal demonstration of competencies
    Secondary school rank

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