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Tuition & Fees

$26,180

$26,180

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
28%
500-599
52%
400-499
16%
300-399
0
700-800
2%
600-699
24%
500-599
56%
400-499
17%
300-399
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
27%
18-23
62%
12-17
9%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

58%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Selective

41%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,236
Declined + 1,713
Total Received 2,949
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Private (nonprofit)

3,457

undergraduate students

1,988

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration/management
  2. Psychology
  3. Multi-Interdisciplinary Studies
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Codes

SAT 6159
ACT 4080

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School Facts

Dallas Baptist University, founded in 1898, is a Christ-centered, comprehensive, liberal arts university. Its 293-acre, suburban campus is located in south Dallas.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 5,445
Established in 1898
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Baptist
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Dallas, TX

293-acre, suburban campus in Dallas (population: 1,281,047). Branch campuses in Hurst-Colleyville and Plano, TX. Served by air, bus, and train.

Dallas Baptist University
3000 Mountain Creek Parkway
Dallas, TX 75211-9299

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
59%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
4 fraternities 18% of male students
 
6 sororities 20% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
46%
Top 1/2
77%
Bottom 1/2
23%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
28%
500-599
52%
400-499
16%
300-399
0
700-800
2%
600-699
24%
500-599
56%
400-499
17%
300-399
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
27%
18-23
62%
12-17
9%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted no
Application deadline January 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

41%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,236
Declined + 1,713
Total Received 2,949

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Extracurricular activities
Interview

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Bobby Soto
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 800 460-1328
admiss@dbu.edu

Cost

Tuition $25,380
Room $3,685
Board $3,848
Additional fees $800
Books & supplies $1,260
Total $34,973
Average Financial Aid - $14,972
Total with Avg. Aid $20,001

Financial Aid

59%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$14,972

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,633,777
State $3,007,671
Institutional
Other external
Total $6,641,448

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $14,409,907
Other external $1,864,975
Total $16,274,882

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Heartland Conference, Missouri Valley Conference (Baseball Division I)
Mascot
Patriots
School colors
navy blue, red, and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adult Ministry
Art
Arts/Liberal
Arts/Teacher Preparation
Biblical Studies
Bilingual Education
Biology
Business Administration
Business Communication
Business Leadership
Business Ministry
Business/Training/Development
Camp/Sport Leadership
Cell Biology
Chaplaincy Ministry
Children's Ministry
Christian Heritage
Christian Ministries
Christian Ministry
Christian School Administration
Christian Scriptures
Christian Studies
Church Leadership
Church Music
Church Planting
Collegiate Ministry
Communication
Communication Ministry
Communication Studies
Communication/Broadcast/Digital Media
Communication/Communication Theory
Communication/Graphic Design
Communication/Public Relations
Community College Leadership
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Science
Conflict Resolution Management
Counseling
Counseling Certification
Counseling Ministries
Counseling Ministry
Criminal Justice
Distance Learning
Distance Learning Education
EC-Grade 6 Teacher Certification
ESL/Multilingual
Early Childhood K-12 Music Teacher Certification/Chorale
East Asian Studies
Education
Education/Charter School Administration
Education/Curriculum/Instruction
Education/Dual Language
Education/ESL/Multilingual
Education/Instructional
Education/Instructional Technology
Education/Interdisciplinary Studies
Education/K-12 Leadership
Education/Multisensory
Education/Student Affairs Leadership
Education/Supervision
Educational Leadership
Educational Ministry
Elementary Education
English
English Language Arts Teacher Education
English as a Second Language
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Science
European Studies
Family Ministry
Finance
Fine Arts
General Leadership
General Management
General Ministry
General Studies
Global Communications
Global Studies
Health Care Management
Higher Education
Higher Education Leadership
History
Hotel/Hospitality Management
Human Resources Management
Intercultural Studies/Missions
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
International Studies
K-12 Leadership
Kinesiology
Kinesiology/EC-Grade 12 PE Teacher
Leadership Studies
Leading Nonprofit Organization
Macrobiology
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Master Reading Teacher
Mathematics
Mathematics Teacher Education
Ministry Leadership
Missions
Missions Ministry
Montessori Education
Music
Music Business
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory
Natural Sciences
Organization Communication Management
Organizational Communication
Performance Management
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching
Piano Performance
Political Science
Professional Life Coaching
Professional Sales/Management Optimization
Project Management
Psychology
Reading Specialist
School Counseling
School Superintendency
Science
Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education
Small Group Ministry
Sociology
Special Education
Sport Management
Sports Management
Student Ministry
Teaching
Technology/Engineering Management
Theological Studies
Theory/Composition
Vocal Performance
Worship Leadership
Worship Ministry
Worship Music
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Undergraduate

63%

3,457
students

Female
58%
2,008

Male
42%
1,449

Graduate

37%

1,988
students

Female
62%
1,235

Male
38%
753

undergraduateFull-time

69%

2,397
students

Female
57%
1,352

Male
43%
1,045

undergraduatePart-time

31%

1,060
students

Female
62%
656

Male
38%
404

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Hispanic/Latino
56%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

60%

Transfer applicants accepted

74%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 36
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Hong Kong
Indonesia
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Timothy Watts
Director of International Admissions & Immigration
214 333-6905
globalinfo@dbu.edu

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