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Southern Methodist University

Department of Economics

Dallas, TX


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Southern Methodist University


Southern Methodist University / Department of Economics is located in Dallas, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Applied economics
Master of Science (MS) Applied economics and predictive analytics
Master of Arts (MA) Law and economics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Economics

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or GMAT
Thesis Required
Oral qualifying exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Written exams



Application Fee - Domestic
applications accepted?
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline November 30th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or GMAT
Master's Degree Requirements 12 hours of course work in economics, minimum GPA of 3.0, previous course work in calculus and statistics
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; 3 semesters of course work in calculus; 1 semester each of course work in statistics and linear algebra

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1


Focus of faculty research: Economic theory, game theory, econometrics, international trade, labor
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3300 Dyer Street, Suite 301
Dallas, TX  75205
United States
Contact Santanu Roy
Department Chair
Phone: 214-768-2714