Southern Methodist University

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Southern Methodist University (SMU) is a private education and research institution. It specializes in humanities and sciences and offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs through seven schools which include humanities and sciences, business, the performing, visual, and communication arts, engineering, education and human development, law and theology.

TypePrivate
Founded1911
HQDallas, TX, US
Websitesmu.edu
Employee Ratings4.4
Overall CultureD+

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Employees (est.) (May 2019)1,577
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Southern Methodist University

Elizabeth Loboa

Elizabeth Loboa

Provost and Vice President, Academic Affairs
Brad Cheves

Brad Cheves

Vice President for Development and External Affairs
Kenechukwu Mmeje

Kenechukwu Mmeje

Vice President, Student Affairs
Christine Regis

Christine Regis

Vice President for Business and Finance
Harold Stanley

Harold Stanley

Vice President, Executive Affairs
Paul Ward

Paul Ward

Vice President, Legal Affairs and Governmental
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Southern Methodist University Office Locations

Southern Methodist University has an office in Dallas
Dallas, TX, US (HQ)
Perkins Administration Bldg, 6425 Boaz Ln
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Southern Methodist University Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1911

Southern Methodist University total Funding

$100 m

Southern Methodist University latest funding size

$100 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Southern Methodist University investors

Southern Methodist University's latest funding round in November 2019 was reported to be $100 m. In total, Southern Methodist University has raised $100 m
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Southern Methodist University Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

72/100

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Southern Methodist University Online and Social Media Presence

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Southern Methodist University Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D+

    63/100

  • CEO Rating

    D

    63/100

  • Compensation

    C-

    66/100

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Southern Methodist University Blogs

SMU Faculty and Staff Invited to Participate in COVID-19 Study

A major challenge to stopping the spread of COVID-19 is a lack of information. You can help change that by participating in the DFW COVID-19 Prevalence Study. The results of this important study will be used to develop ways to reduce COVID-19 infections. SMU is partnering with UT Southwestern and Te…

A Message About Holiday Travel Guidelines and COVID Testing

Friday, November 13, 2020 Dear SMU Students, As you get ready to leave campus for Thanksgiving, it’s important to recognize the potential risks associated with going home to family members who may be vulnerable to viral spread. Your best defense is to wear a face mask to reduce the chance of catchin…

Extra Faculty and Staff Vacation Days Added to Holiday Break

November 2, 2020 Dear SMU Faculty and Staff,  We are heading into the home stretch of a successful fall semester, thanks to you and your tremendous dedication and support. I am grateful for your continued commitment and resilience in the face of this pandemic. It was through research, planning and i…

‘Century Long, Tradition Strong’

Mustang spirit was stronger than ever during SMU Homecoming 2020, which combined virtual and live events designed for safety.

Honoring Mustangs who go above and beyond

Each year, SMU honors four outstanding leaders in philanthropy, business and civic life with the highest honor the University can bestow upon its graduates.

Mustangs in the Wild: Meet Harvey Luna ’14

A native Texan who crunches numbers and helps out with the family floral business, Harvey Luna ’14 thrives on data and building relationships.
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Southern Methodist University Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Southern Methodist University founded?

    Southern Methodist University was founded in 1911.

  • Who are Southern Methodist University key executives?

    Southern Methodist University's key executives are Elizabeth Loboa, Brad Cheves and Kenechukwu Mmeje.

  • How many employees does Southern Methodist University have?

    Southern Methodist University has 1,577 employees.

  • Who are Southern Methodist University competitors?

    Competitors of Southern Methodist University include Alabama A & M University, Rice University and University of Texas System.

  • Where is Southern Methodist University headquarters?

    Southern Methodist University headquarters is located at Perkins Administration Bldg, 6425 Boaz Ln, Dallas.

  • Where are Southern Methodist University offices?

    Southern Methodist University has an office in Dallas.

  • How many offices does Southern Methodist University have?

    Southern Methodist University has 1 office.