Tuition & Fees

$28,870

$28,870

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Very Selective

39%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,486
Declined + 2,284
Total Received 3,770
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Private (nonprofit)

3,161

undergraduate students

1,906

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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Location

School Facts

Dallas Baptist University, founded in 1898, is a Christ-centered, comprehensive, liberal arts university. Its 292-acre, suburban campus is located in south Dallas.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 5,067
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

292-acre, suburban campus in Dallas (population: 1,317,929). 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
62%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
4 fraternities 14% of male students
 
6 sororities 21% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
48%
Top 1/2
79%
Bottom 1/2
21%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
44%
500-599
38%
400-499
9%
700-800
3%
600-699
33%
500-599
55%
400-499
9%
30-36
4%
24-29
23%
18-23
62%
12-17
11%

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

Very Selective

39%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,486
Declined + 2,284
Total Received 3,770

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

Financial Aid

57%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$16,211

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $27,870
Room $3,915
Board $4,077
Additional fees $1,000
Books & supplies $1,320
Total $38,182
Average Financial Aid - $16,211
Total with Avg. Aid $21,971

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,863,931
State $2,692,794
Institutional
Other external
Total $6,556,725

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $18,092,730
Other external $2,227,765
Total $20,320,495
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 460-1328
F: 214 333-5586
finaid@dbu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Justin Silcox
Director of Financial Aid
finaid@dbu.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

Bass Fishing, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse

Club Sports - Women's

Cheerleading, Dance/drill Team

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Dodgeball, Football, Greek Games, Kickball, Powderpuff Football, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball (indoor/outdoor), Wiffle Ball

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Athletic Directors

Connor Smith (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

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

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
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
Computer Science Teaching
Conflict Resolution Management
Counseling
Counseling Certification
Counseling Ministry
Criminal Justice
Distance Learning
Distance Learning Education
EC-Grade 6 Teacher Certification
ESL/Multilingual
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/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
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
Life Sciences Teaching
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 Teaching
Music Theory
Natural Science Teacher Education
Natural Sciences
Organization Communication Management
Organizational Communication
Performance Management
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching
Piano Performance
Political Science
Politics/Philosophy/Economics
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
Student Affairs Leadership
Student Ministry
Teaching
Technology/Engineering Management
Theological Studies
Theory/Composition
Vocal Performance
Worship Leadership
Worship Ministry
Worship Music
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Most Popular Majors

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

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Weekend College

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

5,067

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

62%

3,161
students

Female
59%
1,852

Male
41%
1,309

38%

1,906
students

Female
60%
1,142

Male
40%
764

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

76%

2,423
students

Female
58%
1,402

Male
42%
1,021

24%

738
students

Female
61%
450

Male
39%
288

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Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

54%

Transfer applicants accepted

87%

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
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 43
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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