Southern Methodist University TX

Founded in 1911, Southern Methodist University (SMU) is a private university of 11,000 students near the center of Dallas. SMU offers strong undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs through seven schools - in the humanities and sciences; business; the performing, visual, and communication arts; engineering; education and human development; law; and theology. SMU's mission is to create, expand, and impart knowledge through teaching, research, and service, while shaping individuals to contribute to their communities and excel in their professions in an emerging global society.