Overall, Southern Methodist University is a fairly selective school. Around 12,600 applications are received by the school each year. With regards to the acceptance rate, it tends to be 51 percent which is equal about 6,400 students being accepted to the school. Every year, statistics show that 24 % of the 6,400 candidates who received the acceptance letter from Southern Methodist University made the decision to attend. Based on the application data, 48% of the applicants were men while 51% were women, however, after being accepted, only 47 percent of the women decided to study at Southern Methodist University as compared to 51 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: ACT/SAT scores, 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 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 29 - 33 or a 1,280 - 1,460 SAT score is the range in which students have greater chances to be accepted. This school also accepts Advanced Placement (AP) credits, and Dual credit.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2018 Admissions Cycle
Applications
12,603
Male 6,127
Female 6,476

 

Acceptance
6,427
Male 3,186
Female 3,302

 

Enrollment Total
1,542
Male 796
Female 726


Acceptance Rate
51%
Male
52%
Female
51%

 

Yield
24%
Male
25%
Female
22%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$60


Graduate

$75



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Dual credit

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    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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