Dallas Baptist University

Dallas, TX

Dallas Baptist University, founded in 1898, is a Christ-centered, comprehensive, liberal arts university. Its 368-acre, suburban campus is located in south Dallas.

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Dallas Baptist University

Dallas, TX

Tuition & Fees

$31,940

$31,940

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,912
Declined + 329
Total Received 3,241
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Private (nonprofit)

2,883

undergraduate students

1,604

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Interdisciplinary Studies
  2. Business Administration/management
  3. Psychology
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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 368-acre, suburban campus is located in south Dallas.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 4,487
Established in 1898
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Baptist
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CEA (Commission on English Language Program Accreditation)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Dallas, TX

368-acre, suburban campus in Dallas (population: 1,341,075). Branch campuses in Hurst-Colleyville and Plano. Served by air, bus, and train.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
72%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
4 fraternities 17% of male students
 
7 sororities 24% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
24%
Top 1/4
55%
Top 1/2
83%
Bottom 1/2
17%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
39%
500-599
44%
400-499
10%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
26%
500-599
56%
400-499
13%
300-399
1%
30-36
11%
24-29
39%
18-23
44%
12-17
6%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
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

Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,912
Declined + 329
Total Received 3,241

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
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

Essay
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
State residency

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Admissions Contact

John Borum
Asst. VP for Undergraduate Enrollment
P: 800 460-1328
F: 214 333 5447
admiss@dbu.edu

Financial Aid

66%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$19,713

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $30,690
Room $4,156
Board $4,412
Additional fees $1,250
Books & supplies $1,320
Total $41,828
Average Financial Aid - $19,713
Total with Avg. Aid $22,115

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,867,598
State $2,354,264
Institutional
Other external
Total $6,221,862

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $23,664,298
Other external $2,149,935
Total $25,814,233
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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

Shermain Reed
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, bowling, ice hockey, lacrosse

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, dance/drill team

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, football, golf, Greek games, kickball, Ping Pong, pool, powderpuff football, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Connor Smith (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Art/Graphic Design
Art/Studio Art
Arts
Arts/Teacher Preparation
Biblical Studies
Bilingual Education
Biology
Business Administration
Business Communication
Business Intelligence/Analytics
Cell Biology
Chaplaincy Ministry
Children's Ministry
Christian Counseling
Christian Heritage
Christian Ministries
Christian Ministry
Christian School Administration
Christian Scriptures
Christian Studies
Commercial Art
Communication
Communication Leadership
Communication Ministry
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
Criminal Justice
Cybersecurity
Digital Photography
Discipleship
Distance Learning
Distance Learning Education
EC-Grade 6 Teacher Certification
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
Educational Leadership
Educational Ministry Leadership
Elementary Education
English
English Language Arts Teacher Education
English as a Second Language
Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Science
European Studies
Family Ministry
Finance
General Leadership
General Management
General Ministry
Global Business
Global Leadership
Health Care Management
Higher Education
Higher Education Leadership
History
History Teacher Education
Hotel/Hospitality Management
Human Resources Management
IT Innovation
IT Security
Information Technology/Management
Instructional Technology
Intercultural Studies/Missions
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
International Immersion
International Ministry
International Relations
International Studies
K-12 Leadership
Kinesiology
Kinesiology/EC-Grade 12 PE Teacher
Leadership
Leadership Studies
Leading Nonprofit Organization
Liberal Arts
Life Sciences Teaching
Macrobiology
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Marketing Communication
Mathematics
Mathematics Teacher Education
Ministry Leadership
Missions
Montessori Education
Music
Music Business
Music Teacher Education
Natural Science Teacher Education
Natural Sciences
Organization Communication Management
Organizational Communication
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching
Piano Performance
Political Science
Politics/Philosophy/Economics
Professional Counseling
Professional Life Coaching
Project Management
Psychology
Reading/English as a Second Language
School Counseling
Science
Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Special Needs Family Ministry
Speech Teacher Education
Sport Management
Sports Communication
Student Affairs Leadership
Student Ministry
Supply Chain Management
Technology/Engineering Management
Theological Studies
Theory/Composition
Urban Ministry
Vocal Performance
Worship Communication
Worship Studies
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Most Popular Majors

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

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

4,487

total students

92%

in-state

8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

64%

2,883
students

Female
59%
1,692

Male
41%
1,191

36%

1,604
students

Female
62%
996

Male
38%
608

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

80%

2,332
students

Female
59%
1,354

Male
41%
978

20%

551
students

Female
62%
338

Male
38%
213

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

98%

Transfer applicants accepted

66%

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 Not Required/Recommended

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
  • Talking books
  • 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
India
Indonesia
Mexico
South Korea
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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