Dallas Baptist University: Ranking & Review

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Dallas Baptist University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate39%37%41%
Enrolled undergraduates540193347
Enrolled total (including graduate students)5,0672,0732,994

2,142 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

800 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores238
Percent of students submitting SAT scores44%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores304
Percent of students submitting ACT scores56%
ACT Composite

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $25. Application fee for graduates - $25.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRequired
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Dallas Baptist University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $7,740 and other expenses per full academic year.

Dallas Baptist University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,105 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$26,580$26,580
Fees for full-time undergraduates$900$900
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$886$886
Tuition for Full-time graduates$16,308$16,308
Fees for full-time graduates$900$900
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$906$906

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1792062387
Theology and Religious Vocations71809160
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies610217125
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs622183
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies403171
Visual and Performing Arts5454
Biological and Biomedical Sciences102333
Social Sciences1515
Health Professions and Related Programs1111
English Language and Literature & Letters99
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services88
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service88
Natural Resources and Conservation44
Philosophy and Religious Studies22
Mathematics and Statistics11
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Grand Total16670541451,272

A total of 686 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Dallas Baptist University.

At the master's and doctor's level 586 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate58%56%59%
  • Full-time retention rate - 70%
  • Part-time retention rate - 0%

General info

Alternative namesDBU
Religious affiliationBaptist
Mission StatementThe mission of Dallas Baptist University is to provide Christ-centered quality higher education in the arts, sciences, and professional studies at both the undergraduate and graduate levels to traditional age and adult students in order to produce servant leaders who have the ability to integrate faith and learning through their respective callings.
Colorsred, white, blue
Academic CalendarFour-one-four plan
Total FTE staff460
Instructional FTE131
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.dbu.edu
Address3000 Mountain Creek Parkway
Dallas, Texas, 75211-9299
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population1,198,000
Fax+1 (214) 333 5409

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