SMU (Southern Methodist University)

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Year Founded:
1911
Religious Affiliation:
Protestant
College Type:
Private , Suburban
Enrollment:
6240 (full time undergrad)
Tuition In State:
$52,498
Tuition Out of State:
$52,498
Division:
NCAA I-A
Conference:
American Athletic Conference (Division I, Football I-A)
Welcome to the SMU (Southern Methodist University) Football scholarship and program information page. Here you'll have access to specifics on the college and information on their Football program like who to contact about recruitment, names of ... Read More

Welcome to the SMU (Southern Methodist University) Football scholarship and program information page. Here you'll have access to specifics on the college and information on their Football program like who to contact about recruitment, names of past alumni, what scholarship opportunities are available and how to start the recruiting process.
SMU (Southern Methodist University) Football Program Recruiting and Coaching Staff
If you are looking to get recruited it's important to understand who to get in front of - and NCSA has got the information you need. The Defensive Line Coach of the SMU (Southern Methodist University) Football program is Brett Dierson. Other key personnel include:


  • Running Backs Coach Chris Brasfield

  • Cornerbacks Coach Kevin Curtis

  • Head Coach Sonny Dykes

  • Assistant Director of Player Personnel Joe Grilz

  • Wide Receivers Coach David Gru

  • Safeties Coach Trey Haverty

  • Director of Recruiting Operations Rajeeb Hossain

  • Director of Player Personnel Jeff Jordan

  • Defensive Ends Coach Randall Joyner

  • Defensive Coordinator Kevin Kane

  • Offensive Coordinator Rhett Lashlee

  • Tight Ends / Fullbacks / Special Teams Josh Martin

  • Offensive Line Coach Jamal Powell

  • Defensive Quality Control Chris Scott

  • Associate Director of Football Ops/Player Development Steve Stigall



For anybody who is thinking about becoming a member of SMU (Southern Methodist University) Football program they are the people you need to get in touch with. You'll be able to choose to get in touch with them via email using the link above or call the school to get additional specifics about the college and Football program prior to determining if it is the right fit for you.
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Athletics Information
Conference:
American Athletic Conference (Division I, Football I-A)
Division:
NCAA I-A
Athletic Director:
Steve Orsini
Football Coaching Staff
  • Chris Brasfield Running Backs Coach
  • Kevin Curtis Cornerbacks Coach
  • Brett Dierson Defensive Line Coach
  • Sonny Dykes Head Coach
  • Joe Grilz Assistant Director of Player Personnel
  • David Gru Wide Receivers Coach
  • Trey Haverty Safeties Coach
  • Rajeeb Hossain Director of Recruiting Operations
  • Jeff Jordan Director of Player Personnel
  • Randall Joyner Defensive Ends Coach
  • Kevin Kane Defensive Coordinator
  • Rhett Lashlee Offensive Coordinator
  • Josh Martin Tight Ends / Fullbacks / Special Teams
  • Jamal Powell Offensive Line Coach
  • Chris Scott Defensive Quality Control
  • Steve Stigall Associate Director of Football Ops/Player Development
Sports Offered
  • Football
  • Men's Basketball
  • Men's Diving
  • Men's Golf
  • Men's Ice Hockey
  • Men's Lacrosse
  • Men's Soccer
  • Men's Swimming
  • Men's Tennis
  • Women's Basketball
  • Women's Diving
  • Women's Golf
  • Women's Rowing
  • Women's Soccer
  • Women's Swimming
  • Women's Tennis
  • Women's Track
  • Women's Volleyball
Club Sports
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Admissions Contact Info
Admissions Toll Free Phone:
(800) 323-0672
Admissions Phone:
(214) 768-2000
Admissions Email:
ugadmission@smu.edu
Academic Requirements
Academic Selectivity:
Somewhat Selective
Religious Requirements:
No
Specific Religious Requirements:
N/A
Application Information
Application Deadline:
Yes
Application Deadline Date:
January 1
Application Final Date:
March 15
Application Priority Date:
February 15 (priority)
Notification Date:
Rolling beginning December 31
Rolling Admissions:
Yes
Early Action:
Yes
Early Action Closing Date:
November 1
Early Decision:
No
Early Decision Deadline:
November 1
Common Application:
Yes
Student Body Averages
ACT
Average Freshman GPA:
3.1
Average ACT Composite:
0
Average ACT English:
0
Average ACT Math:
0
Average ACT Writing:
0
ACT 25th Percentile:
28%
ACT 75th Percentile:
32%
SAT
Average SAT 1 Combined:
0
Average SAT 1 Math:
630
Average SAT 1 Verbal:
610
SAT 25th Percentile:
1270%
SAT 75th Percentile:
1440%
SAT 2 Requirements:
 
Majors
    Most Popular Majors:
  • Finance, Economics, Political Science
    Pre-Professional Programs:
  • Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Theology, Pre-Optometry
    Other Pre-Professional Programs:
    Combined 3-2 Programs:
  •  
    Majors Offered:
  • Accounting,
  • Anthropology,
  • Applied Mathematics,
  • Area Studies,
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management,
  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology,
  • Biology,
  • Business Administration, Management, and Operations,
  • Business, Sports and Entertainment Management/Marketing, Other,
  • Chemistry,
  • Civil Engineering,
  • Clinical Psychology,
  • Communication and Media Studies,
  • Computer Engineering,
  • Computer Science,
  • Computer Systems Analysis,
  • Dance,
  • Drama and Stagecraft,
  • East Asian Linguistics,
  • Economics,
  • Education, Other,
  • Education/Teaching,
  • Electrical Engineering,
  • Electrical Engineering Technologies,
  • Engineering,
  • Engineering Science,
  • Engineering, Other,
  • Engineering-Related Fields,
  • English Literature,
  • Entrepreneurial Operations,
  • Environmental Engineering,
  • Ethnic and Group Studies,
  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts,
  • Finance,
  • Fine and Studio Arts,
  • Geology,
  • Germanic Linguistics,
  • Global Studies,
  • Graphic Communications,
  • Graphic Design, Illustration and Game/Media Design,
  • Health Professions, Other,
  • History,
  • Housing and Human Environments,
  • Information Technology Administration,
  • Insurance,
  • Interdisciplinary Studies, Other,
  • Journalism,
  • Law,
  • Legal Research,
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences,
  • Management Information Systems,
  • Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods,
  • Manufacturing Engineering,
  • Marketing,
  • Mathematics,
  • Mechanical Engineering,
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies,
  • Mental and Social Health Services,
  • Multicultural Education,
  • Music,
  • Natural Resources Conservation and Research,
  • Operations Research,
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution,
  • Philosophy,
  • Physical Education, Kinesiology and Exercise Science,
  • Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Professions,
  • Physics,
  • Political Science and Government,
  • Psychology,
  • Public Policy Analysis,
  • Public Relations and Advertising,
  • Real Estate,
  • Religious Music,
  • Religious Studies,
  • Rhetoric and Composition/Writing,
  • Romance Linguistics,
  • Social Sciences,
  • Sociology,
  • Special Education,
  • Statistics,
  • Sustainability Studies,
  • Systems Engineering,
  • Taxation,
  • Teacher Development Specific Subjects,
  • Theological and Ministerial Studies,
Location
City/Town Situated In:
Dallas, TX
Population:
1240499
Major City Closest To School:
Dallas, TX
Distance Of Major City:
0 Miles
Closest International Airport:
Love Field Airport; Dallas, TX
Distance To International Airport:
4 Miles
Closest Other Airport:
D/FW Int'l Airport, Dallas / F
Distance To Other Airport:
20 Miles
Location Description:

231-acre, suburban campus, five miles from downtown Dallas (population: 1,240,499); branch campuses in Plano, and in Taos, NM. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Demographics
Male:
50.48%
Female:
49.52%
African American:
5.16%
Asian American:
6.59%
Caucasian:
64.20%
Hispanic:
11.26%
International:
8.33%
Other:
0.20%
Student Faculty Ratio:
11:1
Out State Freshmen:
47%
Campus Size:
231 acres
Campus Life
Freshmen In School Housing:
99%
Students Live On Campus:
45%
Students Live Off Campus:
60%
Students Live On Campus During Weekends:
85%
Housing Types:
  • Coed dorms, Sorority housing, Fraternity housing, Single-student apartments, Married-student apartments
Fraternities & Sororities
Fraternities & Sororities:
Y
Number Of Fraternities:
13
Number Of Sororities:
14
Join Fraternities:
28%
Join Sororities:
36%
ROTC
Air Force ROTC:
Yes
Navy ROTC:
No
Army ROTC:
Yes
Financial Aid
Financial Aid Toll Free Number:
800 323-0672
Financial Aid Phone:
(214) 768-3417
Financial Aid Email:
enrol_serv@main.smu.edu
Aid Notification Date:
March 15
Financial Aid Forms:
FAFSA, CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE, Business/Farm Supplement
Tuition Instate:
$52,498
Tuition Out of State:
$52,498
Room & Board:
$10,665
Average Debt On Graduation:
$20,146
Scholarship Numbers
FTF = First Time Freshmen
FTU = Full Time Undergraduate
Average Non-Need Based Athletic Grant and Scholarship Amount:
FTF :$39,091
FTU : $39,142
Number of Students Who Received Non-Need Based Athletic Grants and Scholarships:
FTF :57
FTU : 288
Average Non-Need Based Scholarship or Grant Amount:
FTF :$0
FTU : $14,240
Average Need-Based Loan Amount:
FTF :$2,454
FTU : $3,433
Average Need-Based-Self-Help-Award Amount:
FTF :$4,874
FTU : $5,905
Average Need-Based Scholarship or Grant Amount:
FTF :$20,259
FTU : $17,879
Average Financial Aid Package:
FTF :$33,921
FTU : $30,985
Average Percentage Of Need Met (Based on EFC):
FTF :90%
FTU : 87%

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