Living & Studying in Dallas

SMU Dedman Law and Dallas – a great place to live and learn.

Dallas is the ninth-largest city and the Dallas/Ft. Worth metroplex make up the fourth-largest metropolitan area in the nation.  It is a sophisticated city that attracts worldwide travelers, making the area the No. 1 visitor and leisure destination in Texas.

It is centrally located and within a four-hour flight from most North American destinations via DFW International Airport and Dallas Love Field (just minutes from SMU campus).  Throughout the city is the best shopping in the southwest, amazing restaurants, the largest urban arts district in the nation, 14 entertainment districts and much more. Blend in moderate weather, year-round sports and true Southern hospitality for a true "taste" of the Dallas difference. 

Dallas is an expanding global center, ranking second in the country in corporate headquarters of Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 companies.  It is a great place to practice law, with a strong legal community and low cost of living. SMU Dedman Law alumni are leaders in the legal community in Dallas, in the nation and around the world.  

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