Southern Methodist University - 2016

Institution Information

Contact Information

Institution's Mailing Address

Institution Name: Southern Methodist University
Mailing Address: Hillcrest between Daniel & Mockingbird
City: Dallas
State: TX
Postal Code: 75275
Country: United States
Phone 214-768-2000
Fax:
Website: http://www.smu.edu

Head of Institution

R. Gerald Turner
President
Office of the President
Southern Methodist University
PO Box 750100
Dallas, TX 752750100
Phone: 214-768-1259
Fax: 214-768-3844
crgt@mail.smu.edu

Undergraduate Admission Inquiries

Betsy Willis
Director of Undergraduate Advising
Lyle School of Engineering
Southern Methodist University
P O Box 750279
Dallas, TX 75275
Phone: 214-768-1732
Fax: 214-768-1788
bwillis@lyle.smu.edu

Mikel Saloma
Assistant Dean
Lyle School of Engineering
Southern Methodist University
P O Box 750339
Dallas, TX 75275
Phone: 214-768-3913
msaloma@lyle.smu.edu

Graduate Admission Inquiries

James Dees
Sr. Director of Graduate Student Administration
Graduate Student Administration
Southern Methodist University
P.O. Box 750335
Dallas, TX 752750335
Phone: 214-768-1456
Fax: 214-768-3778
jdees@lyle.smu.edu

Institution Information

General Information


Type of institution: PRIVATE
Academic Year: SEMESTERS
Setting of Main Engineering Campus SUBURBAN

Main Campus Information

Is the main campus located in a city with a population greater than 100,000?: Yes
Name of this city, or if no, the name of the nearest city of any size?: Dallas
This city's population (approx.): 1,500,000
Distance from Main Campus: 6

Total Enrollment

Total Undergraduate enrollment: 6,521
Total Graduate enrollment: 4,481
Total Professional and other enrollment: 737

Non-Engineering Degree Granting Colleges

Business, Communications, Education, Fine arts, Law, Liberal arts, Natural sciences, Theology

Institution Information

General Admissions

Entrance Requirements and Recommendations

Requirements

Undergraduate: For high school graduates, a minimum of 15 academic units is required for admission, as are counselor recommendations. Home school graduates must submit the Home School Certificate, and SATI and/or ACT and three SATII Subject exam scores.

Recommendations

Undergraduate: The following unit distribution is recommended, but not required: English - 4 units; Mathematics - 4-5 units; Sciences - 3-5 units; Social Sciences - 3 units; Foreign Language - 2 units; Computer Science or Programming - 1 unit.

Engineering Information

Head of Engineering

Head of Engineering

Marc Christensen
Dean and Lyle Professor of Engineering Innovation
Electrical Engineering
Southern Methodist University
PO Box 750338
Dallas, TX 75275
Phone: 214-768-3051
mpc@lyle.smu.edu

Engineering Information

Engineering Degrees Offered

Types of Engineering Degrees

Bachelor's:B.A, B.S.
Master's:M.A. without thesis, but with project or report, M.S. with thesis, M.S. without thesis, but with project or report
Doctoral:Ph.D., D.Eng.

Computer Science Degrees Awarded Outside the College/School of Engineering

Engineering Information

Engineering Departments

Engineering Department(s) Degree Granting Level Department Chair Discipline
Civil & Environmental Engineering Both Khaled Abdelghany Civil/Environmental Engineering
Computer Science & Engineering Both Sukumaran Nair Computer Science (inside engineering)
Electrical Engineering Both Dinesh Rajan Electrical Engineering
Engineering Management, Information, & Systems Both Sila Cetinkaya Engineering Management
Engineering Premajors Undergraduate Other Engineering Disciplines
Note: All students engineering engineering are premajors in Dedman College and are not associated with a specific engineering department until they complete the interschool transfer
Mechanical Engineering Both Ali Beskok Mechanical Engineering
Multi Disciplinary Studies Graduate Panos Papamichalis Other Engineering Disciplines

Engineering Information

Research Centers

  • INCOLL - Research center WITHIN the college of engineering
  • INDEPT - Research center WITHIN an engineering department
  • INUNIV - Research center WITHIN university system
  • OUTUNIV - Research center OUTSIDE the university
Center/Lab Discipline Research Class Head Chair
Center for Advanced Manufacturing Mechanical Engineering INDEPT Radovan Kovacevic
Center for Laser Aided Manufacturing Mechanical Engineering INDEPT Radovan Kovacevic

Engineering Information

Degree Programs

Bachelor's Degree Program(s)

Engineering Department(s) Bachelor's Degree Program(s) Discipline
Civil & Environmental Engineering Environmental Engineering (B.S.) Environmental Engineering
Civil & Environmental Engineering Aerospace Engineering
Civil & Environmental Engineering Civil Engineering (B.S.) Civil Engineering
Computer Science & Engineering Computer Science (B.A.) Computer Science (inside engineering)
Computer Science & Engineering Computer Engineering (B.S.) Computer Engineering
Computer Science & Engineering Computer Science (B.S.) Computer Science (inside engineering)
Electrical Engineering Electrical Engineering (B.S.) Electrical Engineering
Engineering Management, Information, & Systems Management Science (B.S.) Engineering Management
Engineering Premajors Other Engineering Disciplines
Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Engineering (B.S.) Mechanical Engineering

Master's Degree Program(s)

Engineering Department(s) Master's Degree Program(s) Discipline
Civil & Environmental Engineering Environmental Science (M.S.) Environmental Engineering
Civil & Environmental Engineering Civil Engineering (M.S.) Civil Engineering
Civil & Environmental Engineering Environmental Engineering (M.S.) Environmental Engineering
Civil & Environmental Engineering Sustainability and Development (M.A.) Civil/Environmental Engineering
Computer Science & Engineering Computer Science (M.S.) Computer Science (inside engineering)
Computer Science & Engineering Software Engineering (M.S.) Other Engineering Disciplines
Computer Science & Engineering Security Engineering (M.S.) Computer Science (inside engineering)
Computer Science & Engineering Computer Engineering (M.S.) Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering Electrical Engineering (M.S.) Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering Telecommunications (M.S.) Other Engineering Disciplines
Engineering Management, Information, & Systems Information Engineering and Management (M.S.I.E.M.) Other Engineering Disciplines
Engineering Management, Information, & Systems Applied Science (M.S.) Other Engineering Disciplines
Engineering Management, Information, & Systems Systems Engineering (M.S.) Other Engineering Disciplines
Engineering Management, Information, & Systems Operations Research (M.S.) Other Engineering Disciplines
Engineering Management, Information, & Systems Engineering Management (M.S.) Engineering Management
Mechanical Engineering Manufacturing Systems Management (M.S.) Other Engineering Disciplines
Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Engineering (M.S.) Mechanical Engineering
Multi Disciplinary Studies DataCenter Systems Engineering (M.S.) Other Engineering Disciplines
Multi Disciplinary Studies Design and Innovation (M.A.) Other Engineering Disciplines

Doctoral Degree Program(s)

Engineering Department(s) Doctoral Degree Program(s) Discipline
Civil & Environmental Engineering Civil and Environmental Engineering (Ph.D.) Civil/Environmental Engineering
Computer Science & Engineering Software Engineering (D.E.) Computer Science (inside engineering)
Computer Science & Engineering Computer Science (Ph.D.) Computer Science (inside engineering)
Computer Science & Engineering Computer Engineering (Ph.D.) Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering Electrical Engineering (Ph.D.) Electrical Engineering
Engineering Management, Information, & Systems Engineering Management (D.E.) Engineering Management
Engineering Management, Information, & Systems Systems Engineering (Ph.D.) Other Engineering Disciplines
Engineering Management, Information, & Systems Operations Research (Ph.D.) Other Engineering Disciplines
Engineering Management, Information, & Systems Applied Science (Ph.D.) Other Engineering Disciplines
Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Engineering (Ph.D.) Mechanical Engineering

Engineering Information

Areas of Expertise

Engineering Departments Areas of Expertise
Civil & Environmental Engineering
  1. Structural Engineering
  2. Transportation Systems
  3. Air Quality
  4. Water Quality
  5. Sustainability and Design
Computer Science & Engineering
  1. Software Engineering
  2. Data Mining & Database Security
  3. Mobile Computing
  4. Networks & Distributed Systems
  5. Parallel Processing
  6. Algorithms & Computer Architecture
Electrical Engineering
  1. Wireless Communications
  2. Neural Electronics
  3. Digital Signal Processing
  4. Optical Communications
  5. Semiconducting Lasers, Materials and Devices
  6. Telecommunications
Engineering Management, Information, & Systems
  1. Decision Systems Engineering
  2. Information Engineering
  3. Telecommunications Software
  4. Operations Research
Mechanical Engineering
  1. Nanotechnology
  2. Robotics, Medical Visualization and Vibration Suppression
  3. Advanced Manufacturing Processes
  4. Mechatronics and Vehicle Dynamics Control
  5. Heat Transfer
  6. Computational Fluid Dynamics

Engineering Information

Societies

Honor Societies

National Groups

  • Chi Epsilon
  • Eta Kappa Nu
  • Pi Tau Sigma
  • Tau Beta Pi
  • Theta Tau

Student Organizations

National Groups

  • ACM
  • Am. Soc. of Civil Engineers
  • Am. Soc. of Mechanical Engineers
  • Assoc. for Computing Machinery
  • Engineers without Borders
  • Eta Kappa Nu
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • National Society of Black Engineers
  • Soc. of Hispanic Professional Engineers
  • Soc. of Women Engineers
  • Society of Automotive Engineers
  • Tau Beta Pi

Local Groups

  • Inst. for Operations Res. & the Mang. Sciences

Engineering Information

Support Programs

College's Under-Represented Student Groups

National Groups

  • Amateur Radio Society
  • Engineering Student Council
  • Engineering Student Council
  • National Society of Black Engineers
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
  • Society of Women Engineers
  • Taiwanese Students Association

Other Student Support Programs

Additional support offices include: the Hart Center for Engineering Leadership, the Altshuler Learning Enhancement Center for tutoring and development of study skills, and the Hegi Family Career Center. The Lyle School of Engineering also has the following student organizations: the Graduate Student Council, Texas Society of Professional Engineers, Women in Science and Engineering, the Environmental Society and Toastmasters.

Engineering Information

Student Projects

Student Design Projects Description

Student teams complete design projects for clients in the community in the senior design courses. Most projects are interdisciplinary.

During breaks in the academic year, teams of students engage in Immersion Design Experiences - 10 day design challenges that address real world problems. Teams design, fabricate, build and test a prototype that is presented to faculty and industry clients.

Engineering Information

College Description

Engineering College Description and Special Characteristics

The Lyle School of Engineering offers traditional engineering programs, as well as several flexible specializations and double majors. Options include pre-med, biomedical engineering, environmental engineering, and manufacturing. Dual degrees include Music/Computer Science and Mathematics or Physics and most engineering disciplines.

SMU 's co-op program takes advantage of the many high tech corporations in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.

Most classes are taught by full-time faculty or adjunct faculty from local industry , not graduate students. Generally classes are small enough to encourage faculty/student interaction, and faculty are accessible outside of class. Graduate research opportunities are available. There is a large distance learning population the graduate division of the School, where every masters level program is available to students outside the Dallas/Fort Worth metro area.

Programs to study abroad are available.

SMU students come from almost every state in the USA and as many as 70 foreign countries.

Engineering Information

Engineering Faculty & Research

Teaching, Tenure-Track View Gender/Ethnicity Profiles

Engineering Department(s) Full Professors Assoc. Professors Assistant Professors Program Total
Civil & Environmental Engineering 1 3 3 7
Computer Science & Engineering 7 3 2 12
Electrical Engineering 11 5 1 17
Engineering Management, Information, & Systems 2 3 1 6
Engineering Premajors 0 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering 10 3 3 16
Multi Disciplinary Studies 0 0 0 0
Totals: 31 17 10 58

Teaching, Non-Tenure-Track

Engineering Department(s) FT Instr. & Other Teach. Personnel PT Instr. & Other Teach. Personnel Total Personnel FTE of all PT Teach. Personnel
Civil & Environmental Engineering 1 21 22 0.00
Computer Science & Engineering 4 25 29 0.00
Electrical Engineering 1 10 11 0.00
Engineering Management, Information, & Systems 4 20 24 0.00
Engineering Premajors 0 0 0 0.00
Mechanical Engineering 5 8 13 0.00
Multi Disciplinary Studies 0 0 0 0.00
Totals: 15 84 99 0.00

Non-Teaching, Research

Engineering Department(s) Non-Teach. FT Research Personnel Non-Teach. PT Research Personnel Total Personnel FTE of all PT Non-Teach. Research Personnel
Civil & Environmental Engineering 0 0 0 0.00
Computer Science & Engineering 0 0 0 0.00
Electrical Engineering 1 0 1 0.00
Engineering Management, Information, & Systems 0 0 0 0.00
Engineering Premajors 0 0 0 0.00
Mechanical Engineering 2 0 2 0.00
Multi Disciplinary Studies 0 0 0 0.00
Totals: 3 0 3 0.00

Teaching, Tenure-Track: Gender/Ethnicity Profiles

  • American Indian or Alaska Native (Am Ind): A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America), and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment.
  • Asian: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam.
  • Black or African American (B/AfrA): A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa. Terms such as "Haitian" or "Negro" can be used in addition to "Black or African American."
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander (Haw): A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.
  • Hispanic or Latino (Hisp): A person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race. The term, "Spanish origin," can be used in addition to "Hispanic or Latino."
  • White: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa.

Teaching, Tenure-Track: Full Professor Profiles

Engineering Department(s) Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or more Total Personnel
M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F
Civil & Environmental Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Computer Science & Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 7 0
Electrical Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 9 1 0 0 9 2
Engineering Management, Information, & Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1
Engineering Premajors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 10 0
Multi Disciplinary Studies 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals: 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 0 0 0 0 20 3 0 0 27 4

Teaching, Tenure-Track: Associate Professor Profiles

Engineering Department(s) Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or more Total Personnel
M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F
Civil & Environmental Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0
Computer Science & Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2
Electrical Engineering 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 0
Engineering Management, Information, & Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 2 1
Engineering Premajors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0
Multi Disciplinary Studies 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals: 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 10 2 0 0 14 3

Teaching, Tenure-Track: Assistant Professor Profiles

Engineering Department(s) Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or more Total Personnel
M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F
Civil & Environmental Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 1
Computer Science & Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0
Electrical Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Engineering Management, Information, & Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Engineering Premajors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0
Multi Disciplinary Studies 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals: 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 0 0 9 1

Undergraduate

Admissions/Transfers

Undergraduate Admission to the College of Engineering

All first-year applicants to SMU are initially admitted to the Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences.

Admission to the Lyle School of Engineering is by "inter-school transfer" after completion of 24 credit hours and demonstration of the ability to achieve academic success in engineering or applied science by attaining a 2.0 or higher cumulative SMU GPA.

Undergraduate Admission to an Engineering Department

For civil, environmental, electrical, mechanical, and computer engineering and computer science, a 2.500 GPA in the engineering subset is required. For management science, a 3.000 subset GPA is required. The subset includes: DISC 1312/2305 and 1313/2306, MATH 1337 and 1338 and courses required by the department: Civil and Environmental Engineering: CEE 1302 and CEE/ME 2310. Computer Engineering and Computer Science: CSE 1341, CSE 1342 and KNW 2300 and a C- or higher in all subset classes. Electrical Engineering: two of EE 1350, EE 2381, CHEM 1303, CSE 1341, or PHYS 1303. Management Science: CSE 1341, CSE 1342 and EMIS 1360 and earn a grade of "C" or better in all subset courses. Mechanical Engineering: two of ME 1302 and ME/CEE 2310.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

Foriegn students cannot be evaluated until all forms, information and documation are submitted (see list below). For more details contact SMU International Office.
Application for Admission
Nonrefundable Application Fee ($60 USD)
Official SAT/ACT Score Report
Official TOEFL or IELTS Score Report (if applicable)
Essay
Letter of Recommendation in Sealed Envelopes
Secondary School and College-Level Transcripts
Confidential Financial Statement

Residency Requirements

There is a 60 semester-hour residency requirement for a bachelor's degree.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

A 2.5 GPA is required for all transferable courses from other institutions.

Number of Transfer Students from:

A two-year community junior college where they were full-time students: 16
A four-year college or university where they were full-time students: 8

Undergraduate

Expenses & Financial Aid

Student Group(s): All Students

Undergraduate Group 1
Tuition & Fees: $51,834
Room & Board: $16,699
Books & Supplies: $4,000
Other Expenses: $5,000
Estimated avg. course load per term: 15
Does your institute have any special programs or fee structures for the expenses category "All Students"?: No

Financial Aid Information

Required financial aid forms

College Scholarship Service Financial Aid PROFILE (CCS/PROFILE), Institution's Own Application Form, Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), Financial Aid Transcript

Undergraduate

New Applicants

New Undergraduate Applicants

A. Number of undergraduate applicants to the engineering college: 2,343
B. Of those in (A), how many were offered admission? 919
C. Of those in (B), how many were enrolled in the fall? 319
Percentage of entering students (excluding transfer students) ranked in the top quarter (25%) of their high schools: 93%
Note: university does not track writing

Newly Enrolled Test Scores

Scores Reflect 75th to 25th percentile

SAT 75th 25th
Math Range: 730 660
Reading Range: 700 600
Writing Range:
Combined Range: 1410 1280
ACT 75th 25th
Math Range: 33 28
Composite Range: 32 29

Undergraduate

Enrollments by Class

Undergraduate Engr. Programs Fresh
1st Year
Soph
2nd Year
Junior
3rd Year
Senior
4th/5th Year
Full Time Total Part Time Total
340 127 14 3 484 2
0 0 0 0 0 0
Civil Engineering (B.S.) 0 11 19 14 44 3
Computer Engineering (B.S.) 0 8 2 9 19 1
Computer Science (B.A.) 0 0 5 6 11 0
Computer Science (B.S.) 0 36 38 57 131 6
Electrical Engineering (B.S.) 2 19 24 38 83 5
Environmental Engineering (B.S.) 0 6 6 14 26 2
Management Science (B.S.) 0 18 40 31 89 2
Mechanical Engineering (B.S.) 0 56 81 98 235 6
Totals: 342 281 229 270 1122 27

Freshmen

Group Nonresident Alien Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or More Total
  FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT
Men 15 0 0 0 32 0 0 0 14 0 15 0 0 0 138 1 15 0 229 1
Women 3 0 0 0 16 0 0 0 14 0 5 0 0 0 71 1 2 0 111 1
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Civil Engineering (B.S.)
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Engineering (B.S.)
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Science (B.A.)
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Science (B.S.)
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Electrical Engineering (B.S.)
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Environmental Engineering (B.S.)
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Management Science (B.S.)
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering (B.S.)
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals: 18 0 0 0 48 0 0 0 30 0 20 0 0 0 209 2 17 0 342 2

Sophomores

Group Nonresident Alien Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or More Total
  FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT
Men 20 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 5 0 4 0 0 0 42 0 4 0 82 0
Women 5 0 0 0 6 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 28 0 1 0 45 0
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Civil Engineering (B.S.)
Men 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 6 1
Women 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 5 0
Computer Engineering (B.S.)
Men 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 6 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Computer Science (B.A.)
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Science (B.S.)
Men 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 17 0 2 0 27 0
Women 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 9 0
Electrical Engineering (B.S.)
Men 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 1 0 11 0
Women 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 8 0
Environmental Engineering (B.S.)
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 0
Management Science (B.S.)
Men 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 10 0
Women 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 0 8 0
Mechanical Engineering (B.S.)
Men 3 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 22 0 2 0 39 0
Women 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 17 0
Totals: 37 0 0 0 31 0 1 0 30 0 11 0 0 0 159 1 12 0 281 1

Juniors

Group Nonresident Alien Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or More Total
  FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT
Men 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 7 0
Women 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 7 0
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Civil Engineering (B.S.)
Men 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 11 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 8 0
Computer Engineering (B.S.)
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Women 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Computer Science (B.A.)
Men 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0
Computer Science (B.S.)
Men 3 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 1 0 30 0
Women 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 8 0
Electrical Engineering (B.S.)
Men 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 11 2 1 0 18 2
Women 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 6 0
Environmental Engineering (B.S.)
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0
Management Science (B.S.)
Men 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 2 0 16 0
Women 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 19 0 1 0 24 0
Mechanical Engineering (B.S.)
Men 3 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 40 0 3 0 58 0
Women 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 16 0 2 0 23 0
Totals: 18 0 1 0 28 0 1 0 18 0 6 0 0 0 145 2 12 0 229 2

Seniors

Group Nonresident Alien Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or More Total
  FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Civil Engineering (B.S.)
Men 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 7 2
Women 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 7 0
Computer Engineering (B.S.)
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 1 0 9 1
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Science (B.A.)
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
Women 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
Computer Science (B.S.)
Men 3 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 34 3 2 0 49 4
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 5 2 1 0 8 2
Electrical Engineering (B.S.)
Men 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 15 2 1 0 26 2
Women 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 7 0 1 0 12 1
Environmental Engineering (B.S.)
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0
Women 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 1 0 0 10 2
Management Science (B.S.)
Men 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 16 1 1 0 19 2
Women 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 1 0 12 0
Mechanical Engineering (B.S.)
Men 10 0 0 0 6 2 0 0 5 0 4 0 0 0 42 3 2 0 69 5
Women 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 23 1 0 0 29 1
Totals: 23 3 0 0 25 3 0 0 21 1 10 1 0 0 181 14 10 0 270 22

Undergraduate

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees By Ethnicity

Nra - Nonresident aliens
Asi - Asian American
Blk - Black
His - Hispanic
Ind - American Indian
Pac - Pacific Islander
Unk - Unknown
Wht - White
Tot - Program Totals
Two - Two or More
Bachelor's Degree Program(s) Nra Unk His Ind Asi Blk Pac Wht Two Tot Male Female
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Civil Engineering (B.S.) 3 0 2 0 2 0 0 8 0 15 9 6
Computer Engineering (B.S.) 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 5 5 0
Computer Science (B.A.) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 3 0
Computer Science (B.S.) 0 1 3 0 3 1 0 22 1 31 20 11
Electrical Engineering (B.S.) 1 0 4 0 3 0 0 12 1 21 13 8
Environmental Engineering (B.S.) 0 0 5 0 1 0 0 3 0 9 3 6
Management Science (B.S.) 2 0 3 0 4 1 0 26 0 36 18 18
Mechanical Engineering (B.S.) 3 0 14 0 6 2 0 33 0 58 37 21
Totals: 10 1 32 0 20 4 0 109 2 178 108 70

Degrees By Ethnicity & Gender

Bachelor's Degree Program(s) Nra Unk His Ind Asi Blk Pac Wht Two Tot
M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Civil Engineering (B.S.) 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 3 0 0 15
Computer Engineering (B.S.) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 5
Computer Science (B.A.) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3
Computer Science (B.S.) 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 18 4 1 0 31
Electrical Engineering (B.S.) 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 10 2 0 1 21
Environmental Engineering (B.S.) 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 9
Management Science (B.S.) 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 14 12 0 0 36
Mechanical Engineering (B.S.) 1 2 0 0 10 4 0 0 5 1 1 1 0 0 20 13 0 0 58
Totals: 6 4 1 0 18 14 0 0 8 12 2 2 0 0 72 37 1 1 178

Undergraduate

Dual Degrees

Undergraduate Engineering Dual Degree Program Description

Dual degree programs are available in physics and electrical engineering, physics and mechanical engineering, math and electrical engineering, math and civil engineering, math and environmental engineering and math and mechanical engineering. Students can earn dual degrees in combined school of engineering disciplines, for example Mechanical Engineering and Management Science or Electrical Engineering and Computer Science if they complete sufficient hours for both degrees. Students often pursue dual degrees in mathematics and one of the engineering fields.

Undergraduate Engineering Dual Degrees Awarded

43

Undergraduate

Program Comparisons

  • ABET - Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
  • CEAB - Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board
Degree Program ABET/CEAB Accred. Nominal Program Length
(yrs.)
Average Program Length
(yrs.)
Time: Day/Even./
Both
Co-op: None/Opt./
Required
Grads in Co-op Progs.
no Both None
no Both None
Civil Engineering (B.S.) yes 4.00 4.50 Both Optional
Computer Engineering (B.S.) yes 4.00 4.25 Both Optional
Computer Science (B.A.) no 4.00 4.00 Both Optional
Computer Science (B.S.) yes 4.00 4.00 Both Optional
Electrical Engineering (B.S.) yes 4.00 4.30 Both Optional
Environmental Engineering (B.S.) yes 4.00 3.90 Both Optional
Management Science (B.S.) yes 4.00 4.10 Both Optional
Mechanical Engineering (B.S.) yes 4.00 4.40 Both Optional

Graduate

Admissions Information

Graduate Admission to the College of Engineering

Applicants holding baccalaureate or higher degrees in engineering, mathematics or the sciences from accredited colleges or universities in the United States and institutions of high academic standing from other countries will be considered for admission. Each case is considered on an individual basis. General requirements include: 1) GPA 3.0 (B) or better for last two years of undergraduate and all graduate work; 2) three letters of recommendation for all international and Ph.D. applicants and those seeking financial aid; 3) GRE Quantitative score of 650 or better for all engineering programs and those seeking financial aid; 4) transcripts from each college or university attended; 5) $75 application fee.

Graduate Admission to an Engineering Department

Application deadlines for U.S. students are: Fall - July 1; Spring - November 15; and Summer - April 15. Application deadlines for international students are Fall - May 15; Spring - September 1; and Summer - February 1.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

Minimum TOEFL score of 550 (written) or 213 (computer) or 80(Internet), IELTS 6.5

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

Same as Resident students.

Residency Requirements

A minimum of 24 hours of course work for Master level degrees must be completed at SMU Lyle Engineering. A minimum of 30 credit hours must be completed in residence for all Ph.D. programs. A mininum of 18 hours of course credit and all research credit must be completed in residence for all D.E. programs.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

Same

Graduate

Expenses & Financial Aid

Student Group(s): All Students

Graduate Group 1
Tuition & Fees: $25,254
Room & Board: $14,775
Books & Supplies: $5,000
Other Expenses: $5,000
Estimated avg. course load per term: 9
Does your institute have any special programs or fee structures for the expenses category "All Students"?: No

Financial Aid Information

Required financial aid forms

Institution's Own Application Form, Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), Supplemental Student Loan Form

Graduate

New Applicants

New Graduate Applicants

A. Number of graduate applicants to the engineering college: 1,615
B. Of those in (A), how many were offered admission? 1,081
C. Of those in (B), how many were enrolled in the fall? 376

Graduate

Enrollments by Class

Master's

Group Nonresident Alien Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or More Total
  FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT
Applied Science (M.S.)
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Civil Engineering (M.S.)
Men 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 7
Women 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Computer Engineering (M.S.)
Men 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 2
Women 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Computer Science (M.S.)
Men 26 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 5 2 0 0 31 6
Women 13 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 16 7
DataCenter Systems Engineering (M.S.)
Men 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 15 2
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
Design and Innovation (M.A.)
Men 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 3
Women 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 8 0 0 1 10
Electrical Engineering (M.S.)
Men 61 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 3 0 1 0 0 3 7 0 0 69 15
Women 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 21 2
Engineering Management (M.S.)
Men 14 2 0 0 2 6 0 0 1 3 0 2 0 1 2 21 0 0 19 35
Women 8 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 8 15
Environmental Engineering (M.S.)
Men 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 2
Women 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
Environmental Science (M.S.)
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Women 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Information Engineering and Management (M.S.I.E.M.)
Men 9 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 10 13
Women 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 10 5
Manufacturing Systems Management (M.S.)
Men 4 0 0 0 2 6 0 1 0 4 0 5 0 0 0 39 0 0 6 55
Women 0 1 0 0 0 7 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 20 0 0 0 32
Mechanical Engineering (M.S.)
Men 14 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 4 0 0 21 5
Women 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3
Operations Research (M.S.)
Men 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 6 0 0 5 9
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 0 0 4 3
Security Engineering (M.S.)
Men 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 4 0 2 0 0 0 14 0 0 1 25
Women 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
Software Engineering (M.S.)
Men 9 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 5 0 2 0 0 1 5 0 0 12 15
Women 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2
Sustainability and Development (M.A.)
Men 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 2 7
Women 0 2 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 2 8 0 0 4 16
Systems Engineering (M.S.)
Men 11 2 0 0 0 13 0 1 0 8 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 47 11 74
Women 5 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 11 5 20
Telecommunications (M.S.)
Men 130 16 0 0 0 4 0 1 8 7 1 2 0 0 2 6 0 0 141 36
Women 38 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 39 5
Totals: 397 55 0 0 8 58 0 5 28 58 7 32 0 3 31 171 5 58 476 440

Doctoral

Group Nonresident Alien Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or More Total
  FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT
Applied Science (Ph.D.)
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0
Women 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
Civil and Environmental Engineering (Ph.D.)
Men 8 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 10 6
Women 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 4 2
Computer Engineering (Ph.D.)
Men 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6
Women 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Computer Science (Ph.D.)
Men 8 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 4 0 0 12 9
Women 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 1
Electrical Engineering (Ph.D.)
Men 13 4 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 5 2 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 20 14
Women 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 6 5
Engineering Management (D.E.)
Men 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 5
Women 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Mechanical Engineering (Ph.D.)
Men 25 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 32 10
Women 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0
Operations Research (Ph.D.)
Men 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 5 2
Women 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 4 3
Software Engineering (D.E.)
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 3
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Systems Engineering (Ph.D.)
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 2 3
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Totals: 73 24 0 0 2 2 1 1 12 13 3 4 0 0 25 27 0 0 116 71

Graduate

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees By Ethnicity

Nra - Nonresident aliens
Asi - Asian American
Blk - Black
His - Hispanic
Ind - American Indian
Pac - Pacific Islander
Unk - Unknown
Wht - White
Tot - Program Totals
Two - Two or More
Master's Degree Program(s) Nra Unk His Ind Asi Blk Pac Wht Two Tot Male Female
Applied Science (M.S.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0
Civil Engineering (M.S.) 1 0 3 0 1 0 0 4 0 9 6 3
Computer Engineering (M.S.) 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 11 6 5
Computer Science (M.S.) 12 0 0 0 4 0 0 9 0 25 19 6
DataCenter Systems Engineering (M.S.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 3 0
Design and Innovation (M.A.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Electrical Engineering (M.S.) 39 0 1 0 3 0 0 9 0 52 41 11
Engineering Management (M.S.) 16 0 7 0 5 3 0 30 0 61 43 18
Environmental Engineering (M.S.) 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 7 0 13 6 7
Environmental Science (M.S.) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
Information Engineering and Management (M.S.I.E.M.) 11 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 0 17 13 4
Manufacturing Systems Management (M.S.) 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 11 0 19 18 1
Mechanical Engineering (M.S.) 4 0 2 0 1 1 0 7 0 15 10 5
Operations Research (M.S.) 5 0 5 0 0 2 0 8 0 20 13 7
Security Engineering (M.S.) 7 0 0 1 2 0 0 5 0 15 11 4
Software Engineering (M.S.) 13 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 17 12 5
Sustainability and Development (M.A.) 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 4 3 1
Systems Engineering (M.S.) 6 0 5 0 5 3 2 25 0 46 36 10
Telecommunications (M.S.) 58 0 1 0 16 0 0 3 0 78 64 14
Totals: 186 0 26 1 44 17 3 131 0 408 307 101

Degrees By Ethnicity & Gender

Master's Degree Program(s) Nra Unk His Ind Asi Blk Pac Wht Two Tot
M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F
Applied Science (M.S.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
Civil Engineering (M.S.) 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 9
Computer Engineering (M.S.) 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 11
Computer Science (M.S.) 9 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 7 2 0 0 25
DataCenter Systems Engineering (M.S.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
Design and Innovation (M.A.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Electrical Engineering (M.S.) 29 10 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 52
Engineering Management (M.S.) 13 3 0 0 7 0 0 0 3 2 2 1 0 0 18 12 0 0 61
Environmental Engineering (M.S.) 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 13
Environmental Science (M.S.) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Information Engineering and Management (M.S.I.E.M.) 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 17
Manufacturing Systems Management (M.S.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 1 0 11 0 0 0 19
Mechanical Engineering (M.S.) 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 4 3 0 0 15
Operations Research (M.S.) 3 2 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 20
Security Engineering (M.S.) 4 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 15
Software Engineering (M.S.) 9 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 17
Sustainability and Development (M.A.) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
Systems Engineering (M.S.) 5 1 0 0 5 0 0 0 2 3 2 1 2 0 20 5 0 0 46
Telecommunications (M.S.) 47 11 0 0 1 0 0 0 13 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 78
Totals: 139 47 0 0 24 2 1 0 31 13 13 4 3 0 96 35 0 0 408

Master's Degree Programs

Master's Degree Program Degree Type
Master's w/ Thesis Master's w/o Thesis or with Proj./Report Program Totals
Applied Science (M.S.) 0 2 2
Civil Engineering (M.S.) 2 7 9
Computer Engineering (M.S.) 2 2 4
Computer Science (M.S.) 3 22 25
DataCenter Systems Engineering (M.S.) 0 3 3
Design and Innovation (M.A.) 0 0 0
Electrical Engineering (M.S.) 11 41 52
Engineering Management (M.S.) 0 62 62
Environmental Engineering (M.S.) 0 13 13
Environmental Science (M.S.) 0 1 1
Information Engineering and Management (M.S.I.E.M.) 0 17 17
Manufacturing Systems Management (M.S.) 0 19 19
Mechanical Engineering (M.S.) 2 13 15
Operations Research (M.S.) 0 20 20
Security Engineering (M.S.) 0 15 15
Software Engineering (M.S.) 0 17 17
Sustainability and Development (M.A.) 1 3 4
Systems Engineering (M.S.) 0 45 45
Telecommunications (M.S.) 0 76 76
Totals: 21 378 399

Degrees By Ethnicity

Nra - Nonresident aliens
Asi - Asian American
Blk - Black
His - Hispanic
Ind - American Indian
Pac - Pacific Islander
Unk - Unknown
Wht - White
Tot - Program Totals
Two - Two or More
Doctoral Degree Program(s) Nra Unk His Ind Asi Blk Pac Wht Two Tot Male Female
Applied Science (Ph.D.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Civil and Environmental Engineering (Ph.D.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Engineering (Ph.D.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Science (Ph.D.) 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 6 4 2
Electrical Engineering (Ph.D.) 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6 4 2
Engineering Management (D.E.) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 2 0
Mechanical Engineering (Ph.D.) 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 3 0
Operations Research (Ph.D.) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Software Engineering (D.E.) 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 2 1
Systems Engineering (Ph.D.) 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1
Totals: 13 0 1 0 3 1 0 5 0 23 16 7

Degrees By Ethnicity & Gender

Doctoral Degree Program(s) Nra Unk His Ind Asi Blk Pac Wht Two Tot
M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F
Applied Science (Ph.D.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Civil and Environmental Engineering (Ph.D.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Engineering (Ph.D.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Science (Ph.D.) 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 6
Electrical Engineering (Ph.D.) 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Engineering Management (D.E.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Mechanical Engineering (Ph.D.) 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
Operations Research (Ph.D.) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Software Engineering (D.E.) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
Systems Engineering (Ph.D.) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Totals: 7 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 23

Graduate

Research Expenditures

Expenditures by Research Department

Total: Total number of contracts & grants Fed/Nat: Federal & National Government contracts specifically budgeted for engineering research purposes. State: State Government contracts specifically budgeted for engineering research purposes. Foreign: Foreign Goverment grants and contracts specifically budgeted for engineering research purposes.
Industry: Business and Industrial grants, contracts, and gifts used for research. Priv/Non: Grants, contracts, and gifts from private non-profit organizations (e.g. foundations) used for research. Indiv: Grants, contracts, and gifts from individuals used for research. Local: Local government grants and contracts specifically budgeted for engineering research purposes.

Dollar Amounts by External Funding Source

Engineering Department External Funding Source
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Total#: 9 Foreign: Indiv:
Fed/Nat: $255,828 Industry: $3,930 Priv/Non:
State: $0 Local: $21,483 Total Expn.: $281,241
Engineering Department External Funding Source
Computer Science & Engineering
Total#: 26 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $0
Fed/Nat: $657,911 Industry: $637,407 Priv/Non: $16,673
State: $3,125 Local: Total Expn.: $1,315,116
Engineering Department External Funding Source
Electrical Engineering
Total#: 33 Foreign: Indiv:
Fed/Nat: $1,086,574 Industry: $282,611 Priv/Non:
State: Local: Total Expn.: $1,369,185
Engineering Department External Funding Source
Engineering Management, Information, & Systems
Total#: 4 Foreign: Indiv:
Fed/Nat: $146,762 Industry: $0 Priv/Non: $0
State: Local: Total Expn.: $146,762
Engineering Department External Funding Source
Mechanical Engineering
Total#: 31 Foreign: Indiv:
Fed/Nat: $846,595 Industry: $239,820 Priv/Non: $329,373
State: $11,212 Local: Total Expn.: $1,427,000
Engineering Department External Funding Source
Multi Disciplinary Studies
Total#: 5 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $0
Fed/Nat: $10,274 Industry: $0 Priv/Non: $146,433
State: $0 Local: Total Expn.: $156,707
Totals:
Total#: 108 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $0
Fed/Nat: $3,003,944 Industry: $1,163,768 Priv/Non: $492,479
State: $14,337 Local: $21,483 Total Expn.: $4,696,011

Expenditures by Research Center

Total: Total number of contracts & grants Fed/Nat: Federal & National Government contracts specifically budgeted for engineering research purposes. State: State Government contracts specifically budgeted for engineering research purposes. Foreign: Foreign Goverment grants and contracts specifically budgeted for engineering research purposes.
Industry: Business and Industrial grants, contracts, and gifts used for research. Priv/Non: Grants, contracts, and gifts from private non-profit organizations (e.g. foundations) used for research. Indiv: Grants, contracts, and gifts from individuals used for research. Local: Local government grants and contracts specifically budgeted for engineering research purposes.

Dollar Amounts by External Funding Source

Center/Lab External Funding Source
Center for Advanced Manufacturing
Total#: Foreign: Indiv:
Fed/Nat: Industry: Priv/Non:
State: Local: Total Expn.: $0
Center/Lab External Funding Source
Center for Laser Aided Manufacturing
Total#: Foreign: Indiv:
Fed/Nat: Industry: Priv/Non:
State: Local: Total Expn.: $0
Totals:
Total#: 0 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $0
Fed/Nat: $0 Industry: $0 Priv/Non: $0
State: $0 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $0


Grand Totals:
Total#: 108 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $0
Fed/Nat: $3,003,944 Industry: $1,163,768 Priv/Non: $492,479
State: $14,337 Local: $21,483 Total Expn.: $4,696,011

The following text was offered to each school as a guideline for the calculation of externally-funded research expenditures:

Include all expenditures associated with grants and contracts specifically budgeted for externally sponsored research and associated programs and expenditures associated with all gifts auditably used for research. Include expended funds provided by the following external sources:

  1. Federal Government
  2. State Government
  3. Foreign Governments
  4. Industry
  5. Non-Profit Organizations (e.g. foundations)
  6. Individuals
  7. Local Government

The expenditures reported should be only those funds provided by organizations, agencies, and individuals external to the institution. Cost sharing/matching funds should be included only if provided from sources external to the institution.

Only State government funds that were obtained competitively or as matching funds associated with other externally funded programs should be included. State funds that are part of the normal operating budget should not be included regardless of purpose.

For all joint or contracted projects or sub-projects, only the portion of the center research performed by faculty, staff, and students of the affiliated engineering school should be credited to that school. Expenditures for capital costs of research laboratory building construction should not be included.

Expenditures for research laboratory renovations should not be included unless the renovation funds expended came from grants and contracts expressly intended for the direct support of engineering research.

Any portion of academic year and/or summer salary for any researcher that is not derived from external research grants or contracts should not be counted.

Total #: Report total number of individual grants, not the total dollar amount of the expenditures.

Expenditures: Report actual expenditures (as opposed to authorization amounts) in U.S. dollars.

Time frame for expenditures: Report expenditures for your current fiscal year.

Research centers listed as "WITHIN an engineering department" on the Research Centers page (screen 7) of the College of Engineering Profile, will not have their expenditures added to the school's total research expenditures. Such expenditures can be included in the department total, while still being listed for the appropriate center. This allows users to list the expenditures in two areas without double-counting.

Graduate

Research Description

Research Description By Graduate Engineering Department

Civil & Environmental Engineering

The department emphasizes the following areas: transportation engineering and planning, air pollution control and climate change, the treatment and supply of drinking water, pollution prevention and industrial waste treatment, structural analysis and design, earthquake engineering, and disaster prevention and management sustainability and design.

Computer Science & Engineering

The department emphasizes the following major areas: algorithm engineering, artificial intelligence, computer architecture, computer networks, data and knowledge engineering, mathematical programming, natural-language processing, parallel and distributed processing and software engineering and systems.

Electrical Engineering

The department emphasizes the following major areas: biomedical engineering, communications and information theory, control systems and robotics, digital signal processing, image processing and computer vision, lasers, microwave electronics, optoelectronics and electromagnetic theory, computer-aided circuit design, VLSI and solid-state circuit design, solid-state devices and materials, and telecommunications.

Engineering Management, Information, & Systems

The department emphasizes the following major areas: Logistics, supply-chain, and supply-web: systems design and management; Benchmarking systems: methods for measuring and improving the performance and efficiency of an enterprise, including advanced Balanced-Scorecard models;
Operations planning and management: resource allocation, personnel assignment, location, routing and scheduling, military targeting and target systems; Data mining: Machine-learning and parallel processing approaches to knowledge discovery in large datasets; Microdata and micro-simulation modeling: dataset construction for policy models, data quality control; Scoring systems: discriminant models (e.g., credit-scoring models), clustering (large-dataset cluster identification), data envelopment analysis, and organizational failure-prediction.

Mechanical Engineering

The department emphasizes the following major areas: advanced manufacturing, design methodologies, optimized mechanical designs, mechanical and bio-mechanical systems, robust multivariable control methodology, mechanics of materials and thermo-fluid systems analysis and design.

Research Description By Engineering Research Center

Center for Advanced Manufacturing

Sensing and control of manufacturing processes
Rapid prototyping and manufacturing
Abrasive waterjet cutting technology
Friction stir welding
Materials processing by high-power lasers
Sensing and control of welding processes
Numerical simulation of manufacturing processes

Graduate

Subject Areas of Research

Subject Areas

  • Air Pollution
  • Computer Arithmetic
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Distributed and Fault-Tolerant Computing
  • Dynamic Systems and Control
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Main Memory Database Systems
  • Manufacturing Systems
  • Mechanics and Materials
  • Mobile Communications and Computing
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Network Programming Algorithms
  • Optical and Millimeter Wave Communications
  • Software Engineering
  • Solid State Devices and Materials
  • Systems Engineering
  • Thermal and Fluid Sciences
  • Wastewater Treatment

Graduate

Dual Degrees

Graduate Engineering Dual Degree Program Description

Fast Second Masters Option allows students to complete a second SMU Engineering Master level degree with a minimum of 6 additional courses. Dual MS/MBA program in cooperation with the SMU Cox School of Business.

Graduate

Student Appointments

Appointments by Department

Appointments - Number of Appointments
Stipend - Average Monthly Stipend

Department Fellowships TA RA Other Total Appts.
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Appointments: 0 6 11 0 17
Stipends: $0 $1,900 $1,900 $0
Computer Science & Engineering
Appointments: 0 12 7 0 19
Stipends: $0 $1,900 $1,900 $0
Electrical Engineering
Appointments: 0 14 18 0 32
Stipends: $0 $1,900 $1,900 $0
Engineering Management, Information, & Systems
Appointments: 0 6 5 0 11
Stipends: $0 $1,900 $1,900 $0
Mechanical Engineering
Appointments: 0 16 25 0 41
Stipends: $0 $1,900 $1,900 $0
Multi Disciplinary Studies
Appointments: 0 0 0 0 0
Stipends: $0 $0 $0 $0
All Total Appointments 0 54 66 0 120