Tuition & Fees

$30,300

$30,300

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Not Selective

88%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,428
Declined + 329
Total Received 2,757
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Private (nonprofit)

3,014

undergraduate students

1,752

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 4,766
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)
•  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
66%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
93%
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
18%
Top 1/4
46%
Top 1/2
77%
Bottom 1/2
23%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
45%
500-599
42%
400-499
5%
700-800
4%
600-699
34%
500-599
57%
400-499
5%
30-36
4%
24-29
28%
18-23
61%
12-17
7%

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

Not Selective

88%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,428
Declined + 329
Total Received 2,757

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

Richard Nassar
Director of Admissions
P: 800 460-1328
F: 214 333 5447
admiss@dbu.edu

Financial Aid

57%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$16,668

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $29,200
Room $4,015
Board $4,211
Additional fees $1,100
Books & supplies $1,350
Total $39,876
Average Financial Aid - $16,668
Total with Avg. Aid $23,208

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,434,398
State $2,579,582
Institutional
Other external
Total $6,013,980

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $20,073,089
Other external $2,049,481
Total $22,122,570
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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, 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
Heartland Conference, Missouri Valley Conference (Division I for baseball)
Mascot
Patriots
School colors
navy blue, red, and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Arts
Arts/Teacher Preparation
Biblical Studies
Bilingual Education
Biology
Business Administration
Business Communication
Business Intelligence/Analytics
Business Leadership
Camp/Sport Leadership
Cell Biology
Chaplaincy Ministry
Children's Ministry
Christian Counseling
Christian Heritage
Christian Ministries
Christian Ministry
Christian School Administration
Christian Scriptures
Christian Studies
Church Leadership
Church Planting
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 Ministry
Criminal Justice
Cybersecurity
Discipleship
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 Business
Global Communications
Global Leadership
Global Studies
Health Care Management
Higher Education
Higher Education Leadership
History
History Teacher Education
Hotel/Hospitality Management
Human Resources Management
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
Life Sciences Teaching
Macrobiology
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Marketing Communication
Master Reading Teacher
Mathematics
Mathematics Teacher Education
Ministry Leadership
Missions
Missions Ministry
Montessori Education
Music
Music Business
Music Teacher Education
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 Counseling
Professional Life Coaching
Professional Sales/Management Optimization
Project Management
Psychology
Reading Specialist
Reading/English as a Second Language
School Counseling
School Superintendency
Science
Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education
Small Group Ministry
Sociology
Special Education
Speech Teacher Education
Sport Management
Sports Communication
Student Affairs Leadership
Student Ministry
Teaching
Technology/Engineering Management
Theological Studies
Theory/Composition
Urban Ministry
Vocal Performance
Worship Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration/management
  2. Interdisciplinary Studies
  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

4,766

total students

92%

in-state

8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

63%

3,014
students

Female
58%
1,761

Male
42%
1,253

37%

1,752
students

Female
64%
1,117

Male
36%
635

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

78%

2,364
students

Female
58%
1,351

Male
42%
1,013

22%

650
students

Female
64%
410

Male
36%
240

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Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
17%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

55%

Transfer applicants accepted

54%

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 47
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Colombia
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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