Feb. 7, 2008

SMU gets 'A' for safety preparedness

DALLAS (SMU) Ė Readerís Digest announced today that SMU scores an "A" for campus safety preparedness. The magazine ranked the University as the 16th safest college in the United States and the safest private university in Texas among the universities surveyed.

135 universities participated in the study, which analyzed measures ranging from dorm rooms with sprinkler systems to around-the-clock security and emergency plans. SMU was also classified in the "lower" category (out of lower, moderate, or higher) for reported crime rates.

More information and survey results are available at the Readerís Digest website.

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