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Southern Methodist University

  • Dallas, TX
  • Size: Medium
  • Private University
  • Degree: Four-year bachelor's
  • Selectivity: Moderately selective
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Average Net Price

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National Average Net Price

College's Average Net Price [i]
$29,140

National Average Net Price
$18,158

  • College's Average Net Price
  • National Average Net Price

Family income under $30,000 per year

$14,040
$15,268

Family income $30,001 to $48,000 per year

$15,447
$16,190

Family income $48,001 to $75,000 per year

$21,653
$18,815

Family income $75,001 to $110,000 per year

$28,988
$21,285

Family income over $110,001 per year

$37,261
$23,280

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Average Net Price National Average Average Net Price
Family income under $30,000 per year $14,040 $15,268
Family income $30,001 to $48,000 per year $15,447 $16,190
Family income $48,001 to $75,000 per year $21,653 $18,815
Family income $75,001 to $110,000 per year $28,988 $21,285
Family income over $110,001 per year $37,261 $23,280

Graduation Rate

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Going to college means getting a degree. The graduation rate is a good indicator of how long it might take to earn that diploma.

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Graduation Rate [i]
60.4%

National Average
33.3%

  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years

All Races

  • 60.4% Within
    4 Years
  • 75.3% Within
    6 Years

Asian

4 Years 6 Years
58.8% 73.5%

Black

4 Years 6 Years
42.6% 68.5%

Hispanic

4 Years 6 Years
60.0% 71.1%

White

4 Years 6 Years
61.7% 76.1%
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years

All Races

  • 53.3% Within
    4 Years
  • 73.3% Within
    6 Years

Asian

4 Years 6 Years
35.7% 60.7%

Black

4 Years 6 Years
30.0% 56.7%

Hispanic

4 Years 6 Years
60.5% 74.4%

White

4 Years 6 Years
55.1% 74.7%
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years

All Races

  • 66.4% Within
    4 Years
  • 77.1% Within
    6 Years

Asian

4 Years 6 Years
75.0% 82.5%

Black

4 Years 6 Years
58.3% 83.3%

Hispanic

4 Years 6 Years
59.6% 68.1%

White

4 Years 6 Years
67.1% 77.2%
4 Years 6 Years
All 60.4% 75.3%
Asian 58.8% 73.5%
Black 42.6% 68.5%
Hispanic 60.0% 71.1%
White 61.7% 76.1%
4 Years 6 Years
Male 53.3% 73.3%
Asian 35.7% 60.7%
Black 30.0% 56.7%
Hispanic 60.5% 74.4%
White 55.1% 74.7%
4 Years 6 Years
Female 66.4% 77.1%
Asian 75.0% 82.5%
Black 58.3% 83.3%
Hispanic 59.6% 68.1%
White 67.1% 77.2%

Debt Repayment & Earnings

Not all families need loans for college. For those that do, here is what the monthly payments might look like over 10 years compared with the graduate's average earnings.

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Debt at Graduation [i]
$23,802

National Average
$14,141

  • Monthly
  • Yearly
  • Income, Early Career
  • Estimated Debt Payments
  • National Average
  • National Default Rate 6.3%
$3,941
$274
Default Rate [i]: 5.4%
Southern Methodist University National Average
Income $3,941 $3,192
Debt Payments $274 $199
Default Rate 5.4% 6.3%