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Southern Methodist University

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Address: 6425 Boaz Ln, Dallas, TX 75275-0001
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+1 214-768-2000

A private local coeducational university located in Dallas, Texas.

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Our daughter went to college here. I love this campus, and it's beautiful grounds, just to stroll on!

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Robin B
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our daughter went to college here. I love this campus, and it's beautiful grounds, just to stroll on!

Thank Robin B
Interlomas, Mexico
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96 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quiet place worth visiting walking, peaceful university campus full of historic buildings and flowery paths and trees. Walk on a sunny day, there are temples, museums and historical buildings that you can visit on your way.

Thank T6731MAluiss
Singapore, Singapore
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21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a walk on a sunny Saturday morning and was mesmerised by how beautiful this campus is. Beautiful buildings with lots of trees and the occasional fountains and boulevards of huge leafy trees. Everywhere you see is picture perfect.

Thank MikeYong1A
Frisco, Texas
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164 reviews
113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In a state of numerous outstanding universities and colleges, it’s hard to single out just one. If your travels bring you to the downtown Dallas area, allow an hour or so to wander around SMU. This private research university that over 11,000 students call home was established in 1911, and is well-known for its beautiful campus. Keep an eye out... More 

Thank Linda Y
Houston, Texas
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36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The campus of SMU is beautiful. It is like an Ivy League colleague in the center of Dallas. The grounds and buildings are beautifully maintained. It is a great place to walk around and experience the ambience of a great university.

Thank IndianTraveller56003
San Antonio, Texas
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166 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

You must walk around this university to appreciate the landscaping, the tree line drives where the trees cover the roadway, the carefully designed buildings to create a uniform campus. Inside the buildings, they are worth the visit. we walked the entire campus, going inside several building that were open to the public. Though a small university, this is a great... More 

Thank TomA15
Bellevue, Washington
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We loved walking around this beautiful campus in the evening. Really, really nice and worth the visit. My 13 year old said she is ready to put 1 college on her list, SMU.

Thank BrekkeFam
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

One of the most beautiful campuses I have been to. There are lots of large grassy spaces to play and have a picnic. Take a walk around the campus and there are plenty of large, beautiful shade trees and well tended landscaping. The only trouble we had was finding parking. There is a playground near the Greek houses with some... More 

Thank Steve F
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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548 reviews
162 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

While visiting the George W. Bush Presidential Library I took a short spin around the campus. The campus is a quiet restitude in the middle of the city. Very clean and nicely laid out. It's a convenient side trip wile visiting the presidential library.

Thank Robert R
Dallas, Texas
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Our son attended this school for a couple of years. he was also in the msrching band. The campus is beautiful.. Our son made many friends there. Because of the size of the campus he was able to get to classes with ease.

Thank shavedice2011

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