Female Mechanical Engineering Student in Machine Shop

Engineer Your Future

加入我们, a diverse and inclusive group of students and faculty from around the globe who harness innovative research to engineer the future and tackle societal challenges.

All We're Missing is You

At SMU 莱尔 School of Engineering, students are encouraged across all fields of study to “Think Big, 做好事®.在莱尔, that mission directive calls us to fulfill our role as builders, 创造者, 研究人员, and innovators of the highest caliber. Our enterprising spirit forges new pathways and encourages our students to boldly solve problems on a global scale, from developing distribution plans that ensure access to clean water to inventing pH sensors that predict when food has spoiled in real time.

Graphic of ASEE diversity recognition program Bronze award 2021, 2023

Dedicated to inclusive excellence

We are a diverse, global community with an inclusive classroom experience. We are honored to be recognized with the American Society for Engineering Education’s Bronze Award for diversity and inclusion.




Our students and alumni are changing the world - conceptualizing safer 和更多的 efficient bridges, developing self-sustainable communities, applying engineering in medicine, 和更多的.



Nestled in the vibrant city of Dallas, our welcoming community awaits you

  • #4

    Best Colleges in Texas (U.S. 新闻 & World Report 2023)

  • 3 / 4

    of SMU 莱尔 undergraduates receive scholarships and/ or financial aid

  • 排名前20%

    of national universities (U.S. 新闻 & World Report 2023)

  • 34%

    of SMU 莱尔 School of Engineering students are women

  • 9:1

    graduate student-to-faculty ratio

  • 排名前5%

    SMU alumni are in the top 5% of highest-paid graduates across a range of fields. (College Factual 2022)

中心 & 研究院

Caruth Institute for Engineering Education

授权你.S. high school graduates with enthusiasm and knowledge to pursue the engineering careers required to compete in a global economy.

Caruth Institute

Darwin Deason Institute for Cyber Security

Advancing the science, 政策, application and education of cyber security through basic and problem-driven, interdisciplinary research.

Deason Institute

亨特学院 for Engineering & 人类

A national and international hub partnering with business leaders, 学术界, NGOs and government to develop solutions for local and global challenges.


哈特中心 for Engineering Leadership

At the 哈特中心, we pair an elite technical education with exceptional leadership and professional development skills to produce world-changing engineers.