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Member Schools

Perkins School of Theology Southern Methodist University

5915 Bishop Boulevard
SMU Box 750133
Dallas, TX 75275
p: 214-768-2138
f: 214-768-1042
Member Status: 
Accredited
Denomination: 
United Methodist Church
Member School Representatives:
Dean:
Craig C Hill
214-768-2534
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs:
Evelyn L Parker
214-768-2349
Commission Staff Liaison: 
Barbara Mutch
Fall 2017 Data:
Enrollment: 
284 (185 FTE)
Faculty Full Time FTE: 
27
Faculty Part Time FTE: 
2
Total Faculty FTE: 
29
Approved Degrees: 
DMin, Doctor of Pastoral Music, MA in Ministry, MDiv, MSM, MTS, ThM
Houston, TX
Approved for more than 50 percent of a degree program but not complete degrees
Comprehensive Distance Education Program: 
yes
Year of Initial Accreditation: 
1938
Year of Last Comprehensive Evaluation Visit: 
2010
Year of Next Comprehensive Evaluation Visit: 
2020-02
Year-month (subject) of next report back(s): 
2021-11 (Exceptions (ES.1.6))
Accreditation Notes: 
In February 2018, the Board of Commissioners approved an exception to residency requirements, thereby allowing the school to count MDiv and MA in Ministry courses taken at its four extension sites in Houston, TX, and Galveston, TX, toward the residency requirements of either degree program.