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Total Enrollment 12,373
Undergraduate 6,827
Graduate 5,546
Men 6,394
Women 5,979

SMU Student Population

There are 12,373 students including 6,827 undergraduate and 5,546 graduate students at Southern Methodist University for academic year 2020-2021. By attending status, there are 9,304 full-time and 3,069 part-time students with gender distribution of 6,394 male and 5,979 female students. Southern Methodist University is offering the distance learning opportunity (online degree program) and total 3,213 students have enrolled online program exclusively.

Student Gender Distribution

Southern Methodist University has a total enrollment of 12,373 with a gender distribution of 51.68% male (6,394 students) and 48.32% female (5,979 students). There are 3,507 male and 3,320 female students in undergraduate school and 2,887 male and 2,659 female students are attending graduate school at Southern Methodist University.
Student Population By Gender
Southern Methodist University
TotalMenWomen
Total12,3736,3945,979
Undergraduate6,8273,5073,320
Graduate5,5462,8872,659
Full-time9,3044,7864,518
Part-time3,0691,6081,461
[Chart] Southern Methodist University 2021 Gender Distribution of Enrollment

Enrollment by Attending Status

Southern Methodist University has 9,304 full-time and 3,069 part-time students. In undergraduate school, 6,616 students are attending classes with full-time status, and 211 students are attending with part-time status. In graduate school, 2,688 students are full-time and 2,858 are part-time students.
Student Population By Attendance Status
Southern Methodist University
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total12,3739,3043,069
Undergraduate6,8276,616211
Graduate5,5462,6882,858
Men6,3944,7861,608
Women5,9794,5181,461
[Chart] Southern Methodist University Enrollment by Attending Status

Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

At Southern Methodist University, 3,213 students have enrolled exclusively in online courses and 626 students have enrolled in some online courses out of total 12,373 students. In undergraduate schools, 1,643 students take at least one online course and in graduate schools, 2,196 students are attending some online courses.
2021 Distance Learning Enrollment
Southern Methodist University
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total12,3736,8275,546
Online Exclusively3,2131,1712,042
In Some Online Classes626472154
Not In Online Classes8,5345,1843,350
[Chart] Southern Methodist University Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

Race/Ethnicity Distribution

This section analyzes the student population by race/ethnicity at Southern Methodist University. There are 24 American Indian/Native American, 7,226 White, 855 Black/African American, 929 Asian, 1,618 Hispanic, 9 Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, and 284 students with other races.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
Southern Methodist University
TotalMenWomen
Total12,3736,3945,979
American Indian/Native American241212
Asian929479450
Black/African American855407448
Hispanic1,618757861
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander918
White7,2263,7743,452
Two More452203249
Race Un-Known1438162
[Chart] Southern Methodist UniversityRace/Ethnicity Distribution

Student Age Distribution

Next table and chart show the student enrollment by age distribution at Southern Methodist University.
Age Distribution
Southern Methodist University
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total12,3736,8275,546
Under 1852520
Age 18-192,8882,8826
Age 20-213,1673,09869
Age 22-242,3016511,650
Age 25-291,804871,717
Age 30-3483526809
Age 35-3947212460
Age 40-4954610536
Age 50-642757268
Over 6433231
Age Un-Known000
[Chart] Southern Methodist University 2021 Age Distribution of Enrollment