Business Administration

Southern Methodist University

22 months
25622 USD/year
25622 USD/year
Tuition fee
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You're ambitious and passionate, and you want an Business Administration 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 Southern Methodist University.


In the Business Administration program at Southern Methodist University, we have high expectations of you and we give you what you need to exceed them — from deep connections with an MBA faculty that The Economist ranks No. 7 for quality, to a tight-knit global alumni community and support that keeps giving as you build your career.

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 city named No. 1 Metro for Job Growth  (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Business
  • Information Technology and Operations Management
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate
  • Strategy and Entrepreneurship

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 22 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application forms found in the online application
  • Professional résumé
  • Essays (Two specific topics are required; you may submit a third supplemental essay ONLY to address issues not covered in required essays)
  • GMAT or GRE score taken within the last five years
  • Degreed undergraduate transcripts
  • If applicable: TOEFL, IELTS, or Pearson Test of English score taken within the last two years (see International Applicants section for more information)
  • Two professional references (names and contact information only, no letters) - people who can speak to your work-related skills and abilities

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25622 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46975 USD for the full programme and a duration of 22 months.
  • National

    25622 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46975 USD for the full programme and a duration of 22 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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