Southern Methodist University

Southern Methodist University

Southern Methodist University, or SMU, is a private, coeducational university in University Park, Texas. It was established in 1911 by the Methodist Episcopal and is owned by the South Central Jurisdiction of the United Methodist Church. It consistently ranks among the top three national universities in U.S. News & World Report's annual guidebook, America's Best Colleges. SMU offers an array of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study. It has seven degree-granting academic divisions. They are:

  • Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education & Human Development
  • Cox School of Business
  • Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences
  • Dedman School of Law
  • Lyle School of Engineering
  • Meadows School of the Arts
  • Perkins School of Theology

SMU's athletic teams are nicknamed the Mustangs. They participate in the NCAA's Division I (I-A for football) as a member of Conference USA (C-USA).

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African-American/Black Studies
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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