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SMU: Cox School of Business ×

Accreditation
AACSB
Location
Dallas, United States of America
Format
Full time - 2 years
Accreditation
AACSB
Location
Dallas, United States of America
Format
Full time - 2 years

Current program rank (FT)

66

Tuition fees

$ 94,890

(€ 77,736)

Length (months)

21

Program name

Full-time MBA

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Business school information

Southern Methodist University is a private research university in metropolitan Dallas, with its main campus spanning portions of the town of Highland Park and the cities of University Park and Dallas in Texas, United States. SMU also operates satellite campuses in Plano, Texas and Taos, New Mexico. Founded in 1911 by the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, SMU is owned by the South Central Jurisdiction of what is now the United Methodist Church; there are more Catholics enrolled than Methodists, and the university is non sectarian in its teachings.

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  • As can be expected of a country with a population of 325 million, the US has a diverse range of cities and universities to choose from.
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Program description

You're ambitious and passionate, and you want an MBA program that will take you to the next level. An innovative curriculum that lets you tailor your learning to your goals is just the start. At SMU Cox, we set high expectations and give you the tools to exceed them — meaningful connections with faculty, immersive experiences with a diverse community of leaders, and a tight-knit global alumni network. Experiential learning is a core part of your program here. The result: You'll learn from and connect with industry professionals and corporate leaders in the most economically vibrant business center in the nation.

Students can customize their learning through electives that drive towards concentrations and specializations. They can select up to two areas to pursue. Each concentration requires 12 to 16 specific credit hours:

- Accounting;
- Finance: Further specializations in Corporate Finance, Energy Finance and Investments;
- ITOM: Business Analytics;
- ITOM: Supply Chain;
- Management;
- Marketing: Further specialization in Customer Engagement;
- Real Estate;
- Strategy & Entrepreneurship;
- General Business.

Size of the class:
115
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Admission requirements

Language Test:

TOEFL 100

(minimum)

IELTS 8

(minimum)

GPA:

3.30

Age (Avg):

27

Experience (Min/Avg):

2/4.5

Other:

* First class degree

(European classification);

* 2 references;

* 2 essays;

* Interview;

* GMAT or GRE;

Ranking

Current rank:

66

(Financial Times)

53

(The Economist)

3 year average rank:

77

(Financial Times)

Diversity

Male/Female students:

60% / 40%

International students:

12%

Number of countries represented:

10

Female faculty:

29%

International faculty:

33%

Women on board:

15%

International board:

1%

Financial Times: International mobility rank:

86

Financial Times: International course experience rank:

71

Alumni today:
by Financial Times ©

Alumni salary today:

$ 143,154

Salary increase:

100%

Value for money rank:

77

Alumni recommend rank:

74

Career progress rank:

53

Career service rank:

38

Alumni aims achieved:

90%

Employed at three months:

77%

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