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Southern Methodist University BS in General Mechanical Engineering

79 Bachelor's Degrees Awarded

General Mechanical Engineering is a concentration offered under the mechanical engineering major at Southern Methodist University. We’ve pulled together some essential information you should know about the bachelor’s degree program in general mechanical engineering, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, and more.

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How Much Does a Bachelor’s in General Mechanical Engineering from SMU Cost?

$58,540 Average Tuition and Fees (In-State)

SMU Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Part-time undergraduates at SMU paid an average of $2,171 per credit hour in 2019-2020. This tuition was the same for both in-state and out-of-state students. Information about average full-time undergraduate tuition and fees is shown in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $51,958 $51,958
Fees $6,582 $6,582
Books and Supplies $800 $800
On Campus Room and Board $17,110 $17,110
On Campus Other Expenses $2,600 $2,600

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Does SMU Offer an Online BS in General Mechanical Engineering?

Online degrees for the SMU general mechanical engineering bachelor’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the SMU Online Learning page.

SMU Bachelor’s Student Diversity for General Mechanical Engineering

79 Bachelor's Degrees Awarded
25.3% Women
27.8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2019-2020 academic year, there were 79 bachelor’s degrees in general mechanical engineering handed out to qualified students. The charts and tables below give more information about these students.

Male-to-Female Ratio

About 25.3% of the students who received their BS in general mechanical engineering in 2019-2020 were women. This is higher than the nationwide number of 16.3%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of those graduates who received a bachelor’s degree in general mechanical engineering at SMU in 2019-2020, 27.8% were racial-ethnic minorities*. This is about the same as the nationwide number of 28%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 11
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 51
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 4


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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