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Perkins School of Theology Southern Methodist University

5915 Bishop Boulevard
SMU Box 750133
Dallas, TX 75275
p: 214-768-2138
f: 214-768-1042
Denomination: 
United Methodist Church
Member School Representatives:
Dean:
Craig C Hill
214-768-2534
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Director of the Houston-Galveston Exension Program:
Hugo Magallanes
214-768-2349
Commission Staff Liaison: 
Barbara Mutch
Fall 2019 Data:
Enrollment: 
308 (222 FTE)
Faculty Full Time FTE: 
27
Faculty Part Time FTE: 
1.88
Total Faculty FTE: 
28.88
Approved Degrees: 
DMin, Doctor of Pastoral Music, MA in Ministry, MDiv, MSM, MTS, ThM
Galveston, TX
Approved Degrees: MDiv, MA in Ministry, MTS
Houston, TX
Approved Degrees: MDiv, MA in Ministry, MTS
Houston, TX
Approved Degrees: MDiv, MA in Ministry, MTS
Houston, TX
Approved Degrees: MDiv, MA in Ministry, MTS
Approved for Comprehensive Distance Education: 
yes
Year of Initial Accreditation: 
1938
Year-term of Last Comprehensive Evaluation Visit: 
2020-spring
Year-term of Next Comprehensive Evaluation Visit: 
2030-spring
Year-month (subject) of next report back(s): 
2021-11 (Exception to Degree Program Requirement), 2022-04 (Policies and Practices), 2025-04 (Institutional Resources)
Accreditation Notes: 
In February 2018, the Board of Commissioners approved an exception to residency requirements, thereby allowing the school to count courses taken at its Houston/Galveston, TX extension sites toward the residency requirements of either the MDiv or MA in Ministry.