Dallas Baptist University.

Dallas Baptist University

Dallas, TX4 year degree
Acceptance rate

About Dallas Baptist University

Dallas Baptist University (DBU) is a Christian liberal arts university in Dallas, Texas. Founded in 1898 as Decatur Baptist College, Dallas Baptist University currently operates campuses in Dallas, Plano, and Hurst.


  • Offers certificate, bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and associate degrees
  • 3,053 students
  • 0.17 faculty staff per student
  • Campus housing available
  • https://www.dbu.edu

Notable programs at Dallas Baptist University

Visual and Performing Arts
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Visual and Performing Arts, Environmental Science, Biology, Accounting, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources Management, and International Business.

Acceptance Rates

Acceptance Rate in 2017
Avg SAT Scores in 2017

1,486 students out of 3,770 applicants were accepted into Dallas Baptist University. They had an average SAT score of 1122. 44% of people submitted their SAT score along with their applications while 56% chose to submit their ACT score.

Tuition and costs

Undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Dallas Baptist University was $27,480. After taking into account the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for students was $39,453.

Financial aid available at Dallas Baptist University

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

87% of undergraduate students at Dallas Baptist University received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at Dallas Baptist University

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Dallas Baptist University was of $7,740 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,290.

Diversity at Dallas Baptist University

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017