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Southern Methodist University (TX)

P.O. Box 750116
Dallas, TX 75275-0116
(214) 768-2540

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Fall 2017 Admissions Information
Application Deadline: February 15
Application Fee: $75
Admissions Statistics (2015)
Acceptance Rate 46.9%
LSAT Score (Median) 159
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 156-163
GPA (Median) 3.51
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.27-3.75
Bar Exam Statistics (2015)
State in which most graduates took bar exam: TX
School's bar passage rate: 84.1%
State overall bar passage rate: 77.1%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +7.0%
Employment Statistics (2015)
Graduates employed at graduation: 55.1%
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 82.7%
Tuition and Expenses (2014-2015)
Tuition: $49,962
Room and Board: $19,800
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 89.1%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $23,000
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $124,723
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 81.5%
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Full-Time Enrollment (2014-2015)
Total Students: 560
Men: 50.0%
Women: 50.0%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 13.9 : 1
Total Faculty: 82
Full-Time Starting Salaries (2014-2015)
Private Sector: $90,000
Public Sector: $56,900
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Library Resources
Volumes and equivalents: 666,019