Dallas Baptist University

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  • Dallas Baptist University

    At Dallas Baptist University, students experience an education that fully integrates Christian faith and academic learning. DBU professors focus on the individual: mentoring, advising, counseling, and guiding each student through the college experience and beyond. DBU’s education emphasizes service-learning, critical thinking, and communication skills that prepare you to be a servant leader in any calling. In addition, DBU offers students a campus unmatched in the region for its beauty and a rich campus life where students make life-long friends and memories, while learning to become a servant leader in all that they do.

    Programs: Campus, Dual Enrollment, Graduate, Online
    Degrees: Associates, Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate
    Type of School: Private, Christian
    Length of Programs: 1 Year, 2 Years, 3 Years, 4 Years & up
    Enrollment: 5,000 – 10,000

    The following high school academic units are recommended:

    • Four years English
    • Three years Mathematics
    • Four years History/Social Studies
    • Two years Science(minimum of 1 year Lab Science)
    • Two – Three years Foreign Languages

    Careful consideration is given to a number of factors in reviewing applications and may include: academic records, class rank, standardized test scores, personal recommendations, church/ministry involvement, extracurricular activity participation, community service, and the applicant’s written essay. Applicants for admission are evaluated on the basis of the candidate’s academic record, character, aptitude, and potential for success in the DBU experience. Students educated through a non-traditional secondary education, which includes a course of study at the secondary level in a non-accredited private school setting or home school, must submit an academic transcript. The academic transcript must include a list of courses completed, final course grades, and cumulative grade point average. Official SAT or ACT scores must be submitted. The documents submitted must demonstrate that the student meets DBU’s admission standards. The following criteria are considered when selecting candidates for admission: The student’s final high school transcript should demonstrate the following: – At least a 2.5 grade point average. – Official seal of the school. – Graduation date. – Satisfactory class rank based on the standards of the particular high school attended. – A combined Critical Reading and Math Score of 1020 on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or a minimum standardized composite test score of 21 on the ACT required. The writing assessment section of the SAT or ACT will be required.

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    Varsity athletic programs include NCAA Division I men’s baseball (Western Athletic Conference), NCAA Division II men’s basketball, men’s and women’s cross-country/track, golf, and women’s tennis, men’s and women’s soccer, and women’s volleyball, which compete in the Heartland Conference. DBU is also a member of the National Christian College Athletic Association. The University sponsors club sports in ice hockey, lacrosse, cheerleading, bass fishing, and dance.


    Tuition Rates: $20,000 – $25,000 per year
    Room and Board: $5,000 – $7,500 per year
    Book Fees: $1,000 – $1,500 per year

    Financial Aid is available. Visit our financial aid website for more information.

    96% of incoming first-year students receive financial aid. DBU offers a scholarship for Christian leaders called the Christian Leadership Scholarship. 77% of incoming students receive the Christian Leadership Scholarship. DBU also offers academic, music, ministerial, and athletic scholarships.

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