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Southern Methodist University

Dallas, TX
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SMU Students Say...

A degree from Southern Methodist University certainly pays off. After all, according to Payscale.com, the average starting salary for a recent SMU grad is $49,100. Of course, all of this success starts at the “dedicated” career center. To begin with, the school excels at leveraging its prime Dallas ... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

PO Box 750181

Dallas, TX 75275-0181

United States

Phone: 214-768-2058

Fax: 214-768-0103

Website

Career Placement

  • Career Services
  • Alumni Network
    Alumni Services
    Classes
    Interest Inventory
    Internships
    Regional Alumni
On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes
  • Career Opportunities at School
  • Cooperative Learning
    Experiental Learning
    Internships

Graduation Rates

Freshman who graduate within 4 years
67.36%
Freshman who graduate within 5 years
75.81%
Freshman who graduate within 6 years
77%

PayScale

Median Starting Salary
$49,100
Mid-Career Salary
$88,100
Alumni who recommend school
81%
Alumni with high job meaning
48%
Alumni with high job satisfaction
74.29%
Prominent Alumni
Laura Bush, '68First Lady of the United States of America
James Cronin, '51Nobel laureate in physics
Kathy Bates, '69Academy Award-winning actress
Beth Henley, '74Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright
Robert Dennard, '54, '56Inventor of the computer memory chip
William Joyce, '81Emmy Award-winning artist and animator
Catherine Crier, '77Emmy Award-winning journalist and former judge

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Careers

  • ROE Rating:
    86
  • Career Services:
     
  • Alumni Network
    Alumni Services
    Classes
    Interest Inventory
    Internships
    Regional Alumni
  • On-Campus Job Interviews:
    Yes
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