Dallas Baptist University Rankings

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#4670 of 14,131 In the World
#1306 of 2,597 In North America
#1231 of 2,496 In the United States
#63 of 119 In Texas
#4 of 12 In Dallas

Quick Review

Religion
Baptist
Acceptance rate
99%
Average SAT
1090
Average ACT
24
Avg. cost to attend
$26,062 /y
Aid receiving
97%
Undergraduates
2,874
Graduates
1,373
Male:Female Ratio
41:59
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.dbu.edu

Dallas Baptist University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 99% 99% 99%
Applicants 4,704 1,605 3,099
Admissions 4,637 1,582 3,055
Freshmen enrolled full time 607 233 374
Freshmen enrolled part time 9 9

1,473 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

672 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
386 or 63%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 980
or below

75% of them
had 1200
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Dallas Baptist University are 980-1200 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
192 or 31%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Dallas Baptist University are 20-27 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Other Tests Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 2220 (52%)
Hispanic 619 (15%)
Nonresident Alien 545 (13%)
Black or African American 518 (12%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 161 (4%)
Asian 104 (2%)
Two or more races 59 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 8 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 4 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$26,062/year
Average aid awarded
$16,981
Students receiving aid
97%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $19,837
$30-48K $24,468
$48-75K $24,475
$75-110K $27,185
$110K+ $28,591

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $30,690$18,954
Tuition in-state $30,690$18,954
Tuition out-of-state $30,690$18,954
Fee in-district $1,250$1,250
Fee in-state $1,250$1,250
Fee out-of-state $1,250$1,250

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 2,265
Combined charge for room and board $8,569
Room charge $4,156
Meal charge $4,413

Dallas Baptist University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 73 139
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 1 76 19
Psychology, General 67
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 20 37
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 36 16
Information Science & Studies 43
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other 15 26
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 12 24
Finance, General 36
Religious Education 23 9
Counseling Psychology 30
Missions & Missionary Studies 11 18
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 16 11
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 26
Education, General 25
Elementary Education and Teaching 25
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology 3 21
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 21
Music Management 21
Accounting 20
Bible & Biblical Studies 16
Theology & Theological Studies 15
Organizational Leadership 6 8
Curriculum and Instruction 13
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 13
Public Policy Analysis, General 13
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 13
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other 13
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies 12
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 12
Youth Ministry 12
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 11
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 11
Reading Teacher Education 1 10
Management Science 9
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration 8
History, General 8
International & Globalization Studies 8
Computer Science 7
Hospitality Administration & Management, General 7
English Language and Literature, General 6
Special Education and Teaching, General 6
Management Information Systems, General 5
Political Science and Government, General 5
Religious & Sacred Music 5
Graphic Design 4
Mathematics, General 4
Sociology, General 4
Music Teacher Education 3
Bilingual and Multilingual Education 2
Cell Biology and Anatomy 2
Commercial and Advertising Art 2
Computer and Information Sciences, General 2
General Studies 2
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 1
Environmental Science 1
History Teacher Education 1
Music Theory and Composition 1
Music, General 1
Pastoral Studies & Counseling 1
Philosophy 1
Grand Total 15 639 506 45
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 56% 51% 59%
  • Full-time retention rate - 76%

Publications & Citations

Publications
80
Citations
370

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
46 / 199
Business
14 / 117
Psychology
13 / 192
Sociology
13 / 77
Political Science
13 / 11
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
10 / 2
Computer Science
10 / 109
Education Majors
9 / 170
Medicine
8 / 108
Management
6 / 8
History
6 / 0
Library and Information science
5 / 0
Mathematics
5 / 11
Art & Design
4 / 2
Economics
4 / 2
Philosophy
4 / 1
Environmental Management
3 / 2
Health Science
3 / 10
Math Teachers
3 / 10
Environmental Science
3 / 2
Law
3 / 0
Media Studies
3 / 8
Finance
2 / 1
Classics and Ancient History
2 / 0
Broadcast Journalism
2 / 10
Communications and Public Relations
2 / 68
Renewable Energy Engineering
2 / 2
Management Information Systems
2 / 100
Biology
2 / 21
Engineering
2 / 2
Art History
2 / 0
Nursing
2 / 3
Creative Writing
1 / 1
Aesthetics
1 / 1
Actuarial Science
1 / 0
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology
1 / 3
Physical Therapy
1 / 10
Project Management
1 / 0
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
1 / 1
Literature
1 / 1

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 9
1992 0 5
1993 0 2
1994 0 2
1995 0 0
1996 1 0
1997 0 2
1998 2 2
1999 3 5
2000 1 10
2001 0 8
2002 1 8
2003 0 8
2004 0 10
2005 1 15
2006 1 12
2007 1 5
2008 3 8
2009 3 18
2010 12 15
2011 3 45
2012 7 37
2013 8 46
2014 5 30
2015 5 36
2016 6 40
2017 7 32
2018 0 37
2019 4 20
2020 4 32
2021 5 39

Notable alumni

  1. David Brown

    David Brown
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    David O'Neal Brown is an American police officer who is currently serving as Superintendent of the Chicago Police Department. He was the chief of the Dallas Police Department from 2010 to 2016. He has been widely praised for his reforms designed to reduce violent confrontations between police officers and the community and increase the department's accountability and transparency. He has also been criticized by the local police union for the methods of implementation of some of his policies.

  2. Lamar Hunt Jr

    Lamar Hunt Jr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    sports executive
    Biography

    Lamar Hunt Jr. is an American businessman and sports promoter. Lamar is president and owner of the Kansas City Mavericks professional hockey team. He is the son of Lamar Hunt, grandson of oil tycoon H. L. Hunt, and part of the founding and operating family of the Kansas City Chiefs NFL team.

  3. Lance Broadway

    Lance Broadway
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Lance Daniel Broadway is an American actor and former Major League Baseball pitcher. He is 6'3" and throws right-handed.

General info

Alternative names DBU
Founded 1898
Colors red, white, blue
Academic Calendar August to May. Also Summer Session (June - August)
Total FTE staff 413
Carnegie Classification Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address 3000 Mountain Creek Parkway
Dallas, Texas, 75211-9299
United States
City population 1,304,000
Phone 2143337100
Fax +1 (214) 333 5409

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