Dallas Baptist University
Dallas Baptist University is a Christ-centered community dedicated to glorifying God above all. Here, you’ll find an incredible college experience and engage with people from a variety of backgrounds who have unique talents, callings, and perspectives, each with a desire to serve the Lord by serving others. At DBU, we believe education involves more than sitting in a classroom. It’s a holistic, transformative experience that nurtures students academically, professionally, and spiritually, pushing them to not only discover their unique calling but make that calling a reality to impact the world.
Through a rigorous education informed by a worldview that unashamedly declares Christ as Lord over all, the University seeks to instill the pursuit of excellence and faith into every program and every aspect of student life for the glory of God.
With exceptional academics, small class sizes, and unmatched personal attention from qualified and caring faculty, DBU provides purposeful, professional preparation from the first day of classes all the way through graduation.
On DBU’s picturesque, 368-acre gated hilltop campus, you’ll find a welcoming family—one that will challenge you to excel, inspire you to reach farther than you’ve ever thought possible, and encourage you along the road to your calling.
Marked by service
Our community is dedicated to Jesus Christ as our Lord and example, with servant leadership as the foundation of the whole Dallas Baptist University experience. You’ll leave with an informed mind as well as a heart marked by service, sent out to make a difference for others as world changers.
With more than 600 resident international students and a myriad of service and study abroad opportunities, DBU is truly a global university, opening doors to experiencing the many beautiful cultures of the world.
Make your calling a career
As a Christ-centered university, Dallas Baptist University understands that every student is blessed with a unique set of gifts and a special calling to fulfill. Through a Christ-centered education in a faith-filled community, students are being transformed—growing as faithful leaders and capable scholars to glorify God, serve others, and make an impact on the world.
Ranked #5 among private national universities in Texas | U.S. News & World Report
Recognized as a 2022-2023 College of Distinction
Named one of the “50 Most Beautiful Christian College and University Campuses in the World” | OnlineChristianColleges.com
Military Friendly School GOLD Award 2022-2023
• Biblical Studies
• Broadcast/Digital Media
• Camp & Recreation Management
• Cell Biology
• Christian Studies
• Church Media
• Commercial Art
• Communication Studies
• Computer Information Science
• Computer Science
• Criminal Justice
• Digital Photography
• Education (multiple tracks)
• Environmental Science
• Graphic Design
• Health Sciences
• Hotel/Hospitality Management
• Interdisciplinary Studies
• Music Business
• Music Theory
• Natural Sciences
• Piano Performance
• Political Science
• Politics, Philosophy & Economics
• Pre-professional programs
• Public Relations
• Sport Management
• Studio Art
• Systems Technology & Management
• Vocal Performance
• Worship Studies
Accelerated bachelor’s-to-master’s degrees also available.
“The amount of life transformation I’ve experienced spiritually, academically, and socially at DBU is indescribable! I love this place, and it’s now where I call home.”
“I can’t imagine spending my college years at any university besides DBU. The community, professionalism, and education developed my character in ways I’ll always cherish.”
“Seeing servant leadership come to fruition through the individuals on this campus is the biggest blessing and greatest example for my future. Community here is unmatched, and I’ve found my forever family in Christ at DBU.”
“I’ve been blessed to witness God’s glory in spectacular sunrises and sunsets from University Hill—but, ultimately, it’s the mark of Christ upon our campus, the faculty, and students’ hearts that sets DBU apart.”