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Southern Methodist University - 2016

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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