Dedman Graduate Program Applications: What is the Video Essay?

As deadlines approach, students around the country are getting ready to submit their graduate school applications.  SMU’s graduate programs in Dedman College are doing something new this year as part of our application – including [...]

Get to Know Ph. D. Student Andrew Mercer

At SMU, learning happens on campus and all around the world!  Andrew Mercer, a Ph.D. student in the Graduate Program in Religious Studies, had an opportunity to work in Massachusetts this summer.  Here is his [...]

Spotlight on: Ph.D. Alumnus Matthew Babcock

Prof. Matthew Babcock is an Assistant Professor of History at UNT Dallas, where he has worked as a founding faculty member since it became a four-year institution in 2010.  Prof. Babcock is also an SMU alumnus, graduating with his Ph.D. in history in 2008. […]

Graduate Studies

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.