Southern Methodist University (Cox)

Dallas, TX
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Online MBA Overview

  • ACCEPTANCE RATE
  • 68%
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
  • 7/14/23
  • COST PER CREDIT
  • $1,897.00
  • CREDITS REQUIRED TO GRADUATE
  • 52
  • ENROLLED
  • 398
  • GMAT REQUIREMENT
  • No
  • PROGRAM LENGTH
  • 2 years

A GMAT or GRE score isn’t required to apply to Southern Methodist University’s online MBA program. No letters of recommendation are required and incoming online MBA students had an average undergraduate GPA of 3.04. The 2022 acceptance rate into the university’s online program was 68%, and the program had a graduation rate of 80% within two years. SMU currently enrolls 398 students in its program. Students must complete 52 credits to graduate and international students are not required to provide TOEFL scores. The application deadline is July 14.

Traditional MBA Overview

  • ACCEPTANCE RATE
  • 30%
  • AVERAGE GMAT
  • 694
  • ENROLLED
  • 121
  • GMAT REQUIREMENT
  • No
  • MEDIAN BASE SALARY OF NEW GRADS
  • DNP

Those who apply to the Southern Methodist University (Cox) MBA program have the option to submit either GMAT or GRE scores with their application, and incoming students have an average GMAT score of 694. No letters of recommendation are required for all candidates, however students must include two references. Applications are due April 30, for U.S. residents. In 2022, 30% of applicants were accepted, and students need 71 credits in order to graduate.

Executive MBA Overview

  • AVERAGE NUMBER OF YEARS OF WORK EXPERIENCE
  • 11.7
  • GMAT REQUIREMENT
  • No

Southern Methodist University (Cox) doesn’t require prospective students to submit a GMAT score in an application to its executive MBA program. Incoming students have an average undergraduate GPA of 3.08 and more than 11 years of work experience with almost 9 years spent in management. Before enrolling, students have mean base salaries of $122,304. In 2021, Cox accepted 98% of applicants to its executive MBA program. Applications to the program are due July 15, and the program costs $126,495 per year to attend. 

Part-Time MBA Overview

  • AVERAGE GMAT
  • 666
  • AVERAGE NUMBER OF YEARS OF WORK EXPERIENCE
  • 6.46
  • GMAT REQUIREMENT
  • No

The 2022 part-time MBA graduating class at Southern Methodist University (Cox) had 115 students. The school requires a minimum of 50 credits to graduate from its part-time MBA program, and tuition per year is $102,750. SMU Cox graduate programs are test optional, meaning you’re not required to take the GMAT or GRE, and the TOEFL isn’t required for international students. Additionally, the program doesn’t require recommendation letters. The 2021 acceptance rate was 87%, and the average GPA of accepted students was 3.15.