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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
51%
400-499
16%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
23%
500-599
60%
400-499
16%
300-399
0
30-36
4%
24-29
26%
18-23
60%
12-17
10%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

59%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Selective

43%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,405
Declined + 1,854
Total Received 3,259
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Private (nonprofit)

3,223

undergraduate students

1,933

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 5,156
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: 1,300,092). 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
60%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
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 13% of male students
 
6 sororities 21% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
46%
Top 1/2
75%
Bottom 1/2
25%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
28%
500-599
51%
400-499
16%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
23%
500-599
60%
400-499
16%
300-399
0
30-36
4%
24-29
26%
18-23
60%
12-17
10%

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

43%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,405
Declined + 1,854
Total Received 3,259

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
F: 214 333 5447
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 - $15,416
Total with Avg. Aid $19,557

Financial Aid

57%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$15,416

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,657,475
State $3,062,228
Institutional
Other external
Total $6,719,703

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $16,783,761
Other external $1,971,248
Total $18,755,009

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
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
Choral Music
Christian Heritage
Christian Ministries
Christian Ministry
Christian School Administration
Christian Scriptures
Christian Studies
Church Leadership
Church Planting
Collegiate Ministry
Communication
Communication Studies
Communication for Ministry
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/Charter School Administration
Education/Curriculum/Instruction
Education/Diagnostician
Education/Dual Language
Education/EC-12
Education/ESL/Multilingual
Education/Instructional
Education/Instructional Technology
Education/Interdisciplinary Academic
Education/Interdisciplinary Studies
Education/Multisensory
Education/Student Affairs Leadership
Education/Supervision
Educational Leadership
Educational Ministry Leadership
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
Graphic Design
Health Care Management
Higher Education
Higher Education Leadership
History
History Teacher Education
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 Science Teacher Education
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
Speech Communication
Sport 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%

3,223
students

Female
59%
1,886

Male
41%
1,337

Graduate

37%

1,933
students

Female
62%
1,192

Male
38%
741

undergraduateFull-time

74%

2,408
students

Female
57%
1,371

Male
43%
1,037

undergraduatePart-time

26%

815
students

Female
64%
515

Male
36%
300

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

57%

Transfer applicants accepted

76%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
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
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 39
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Indonesia
Mexico
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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