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Southern Methodist University - 2016

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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.