Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
expand icon
Email
enrol_serv@mail.smu.edu
Net Price Calculator
Tap Here
Application Process
Application Deadline
January 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 20
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 003613 Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement Free
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
expand icon
Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
886 (57.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
499 (56.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
496 (99.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
204 (41.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
85%
Average Award
$47,014
Need-Based Gift
Received by 348 (70.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,890
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 360 (72.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,221
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 366 (73.8%) of aid recipients
699 (45.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $30,992
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
2,685 (40.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,970 (73.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,962 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
726 (37.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
85%
Average Award
$48,082
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,475 (75.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,820
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,520 (77.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,971
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,385 (70.6%) of aid recipients
3,072 (46.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $34,203
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
31%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$33,575
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
expand icon
Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus Loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/University Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
None
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$3,656
Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid data displayed on CollegeData’s college profiles is from the 2020-21 academic year.
A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases, copyright © 2021 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.