SMU by the numbers: fall 2016 edition

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A collaboration by The Daily Campus contributors.

SMU by the numbers. Photo credit: Jacquelyn Elias

47,000: The number of SMU alumni living in the Dallas area (SMU Facts)

1: The number of athletes at SMU who medaled in Rio in taekwondo (SMU Facts)

8: The number of 2016 inaugural Highland Capital Management (HCM) Tower Scholars (SMU Tower Center)

2: The number of paintings that were looted by Nazis during WWII included in the Meadows Museum collection (Meadows Museum)

16: The number of football seasons SMU has had the Boulevard (SMU Facts)

23: The number of countries SMU’s class of 2020 comes from (SMU Facts)

9: The number of athletes who competed in the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics with ties to SMU (SMU Facts)

3: The number of international players on the SMU men’s basketball team (SMU Basketball)

1: The number of electronic scooters stolen from Nick Chao (“Scooter Boy”) this year (GoFundMe)

$1,067: The amount raised to buy “Scooter Boy” a new scooter (GoFundMe)

28%: The percentage of SMU students taking out federal student loans (National Center for Education Statistics)

1: The number of treadmills for horses used by the SMU equestrian team (SMU Equestrian)

69%: The percentage of SMU students on grant or scholarship aid (National Center for Education Statistics)

1: The number of 90 mile per hour treadmills on campus (SMU Facts)

13: The number of patents held by one SMU professor in electrical engineering (Lyle School of Engineering)

364: The number of graduate assistants at SMU (National Center for Education Statistics)

33: The number of students who earned a masters in Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution in 2015 (National Center for Education Statistics)

1: The number of Heisman Trophies won by an SMU football player (Doak Walker, 1948)

13: The number of current NFL players who played football at SMU (NFL)

5: The number of SMU football alums inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame (Pro Football Hall of Fame)

42%: The percentage of people aged 18-29 who prefer reading the news, compared to 38 percent who prefer watching the news (Pew Research Center)

60,000,000: The average number of passengers a year served by DFW airport (SMU Campus Profile)

36%: The percentage of people aged 18-34 who are living with their parents (Pew Research Center)

480: The number of electronic research databases offered in the business library (SMU Cox)

6.7%: The percentage of high school football players who will play NCAA football at any division (NCAA)

4: The number of wins SMU has had against TCU in the last two decades (SMU Football)

34: The number of cases of minors in consumption of alcohol in the first month of school (SMU Crime Log)

$116,708,500: The amount of financial aid given last year to SMU students (National Center for Education Statistics)

8,998: The number of fans who can cheer on the Mustangs in Moody Coliseum (SMU Athletics)

1: The number of SMU professors rated in the top five of the Highest Rated University Professors of 2015-16 (RateMyProfessor)

8: The number of times Peruna has run from end zone to end zone, celebrating SMU touchdowns this fall (SMU Football)

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