SMU Campus Life

Campus Highlight
Campus HousingYes (Capacity: 3,392)
Meal PlanYes (Cost: $6,020)
Religious AffiliationUnited Methodist
NCAAAmerican Athletic Conference
ROTCArmy, Air Force

SMU Campus Housing and Meal Plan

Southern Methodist University offers campus housing (college-owned, operated, or affiliated) and it's total dormitory capacity is 3,392 (approximately 27.41 % students are living in the housing facilities). The average room & board charge for academic year 2021-2022 is $16,845. In addition, the school has meal plans for all students and the average charge for the meal plans is $6,020 annually.

Special Learning Opportunities

Southern Methodist University offers the online degrees and courses for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It provides the ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings. Next table summarizes the special learning opportunities at Southern Methodist University for academic year 2019-2020.
Special Learning Opportunities at Southern Methodist University
Online Degree ProgramGraduate
Online CourseUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:3,392)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $6,020)

On-Campus Student Services

Southern Methodist University provides number of student services including remedial education, academic/career counseling & wellness, employment for students and placement services for completers. In addition, the school has on-campus daycare center for it's students, staffs, and faculties. It has own libraries on its campus. Next table lists student services provided at Southern Methodist University to its attendants.
Student Services at Southern Methodist University
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Library facilities at institution

Sports Teams and Athletic Information At Southern Methodist University

Southern Methodist University is a member of National Athletic Association (NAA) and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). Next table describes sports and athletic information at Southern Methodist University campus.
Sports and Athletic Information
Southern Methodist University
Basketball1523American Athletic Conference
Equestrian033NCAA Division I-A
Football1190American Athletic Conference
Golf1111NCAA Division I-A
Rowing032NCAA Division I-A
Soccer3025NCAA Division I-A
Swimming and Diving3625NCAA Division I-A
Tennis1111NCAA Division I-A
Track and Field, Indoor033NCAA Division I-A
Track and Field, Outdoor033NCAA Division I-A
Track and Field, X-Country014NCAA Division I-A
Volleyball015NCAA Division I-A

Veterans Benefits at Southern Methodist University

Southern Methodist University has programs, benefits, and services to veterans, military service members, and/or their families. You can check more information about veterans benefits at school's veterans webpage .
Veterans Benefits at Southern Methodist University
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Service members Opportunity Colleges

Special Facts about Southern Methodist University

Southern Methodist University is an institution that opens to general public. It is religiously affiliated to United Methodist. The school does not offer medical degree and it does not have its own hospital. Next table shows additional and special facts about Southern Methodist University.
Additional Characteristics at Southern Methodist University
Religious AffiliationUnited Methodist
Historical Black School
Tribal School
Has Hospital
Offer Medical Degree

Academic Library Stats

Southern Methodist University has a library system that has 6 library branches and 3,527,290 physical, digital, and electronic books. Next table shows the statistics related to the academic libraries that Southern Methodist University has.
Academic Library Stats
Southern Methodist University
Number of Physical Books1,777,458
Number of Digital/Electronic Books1,749,832
Number of Digital/Electronic Databases697
Number of Physical Media2,555,333
Total Physical Library Collections (books and media)4,360,547
Total Electronic Library Collections (books and media)1,979,077
Total Physical Library Circulations (books and media)63,466
Total Electronic Library Circulations (books and media)324,859
Number of Branches and Independent Libraries6
Preservation ServiceNot Support