SMU is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational institution, and it provides more than 3,000 graduate students with a wide range of outstanding professional and non-professional programs.
Students from all 50 states and more than 65 countries are pursuing masters and doctoral level studies in the University’s six Graduate Schools. They are drawn to SMU by exceptional opportunities to participate in individually designed research projects, internships, and independent study and to learn from faculty who are committed to both teaching and research.
The faculty of more than 500 includes many nationally and internationally prominent scholars, among them more than 50 holders of endowed chairs. In small classes and outside of the classroom, they offer a personalized approach to education, as part of SMU’s tradition of academic excellence.