Completed application for admission
$60 nonrefundable application fee
An official academic transcript from each college or university attended, including the last completed term, must be sent by the institution to SMU at the address at the bottom of the page.
Official high school transcript required if any of the following apply:
- You have no evidence of college algebra or higher level of college math
- You have less than 30 transferable hours
- You have not completed a one-year sequence of a single foreign language at the college level
One or two faculty recommendations
Generally, recommendations are optional. However, they are required for students from Dallas-area community colleges who wish to be considered for the full-tuition scholarships and Phi Theta Kappa members who wish to be considered for the PTK Scholarships.
Performing arts applicants who intend to major in dance, music, or theatre must satisfy a performance audition requirement as part of the admission process. Candidates must be accepted by the appropriate Performing Arts Division and the Office of Admission. Studio art applicants may wish to submit an art portfolio. For audition and portfolio information, please write or call:
Associate Dean, Meadows School of the Arts
Southern Methodist University
PO Box 750356
Dallas TX 75275-0356