Dallas Baptist University

3000 Mountain Creek Pkwy, Dallas, United States
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Overview of Dallas Baptist University

About this school

Dallas Baptist, founded in 1898, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 292-acre campus is located 13 miles from downtown Dallas.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:3,161
    • Men:1,309 (41.4%)
    • Women:1,852 (58.6%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Dallas Baptist University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
4
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 31
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
3000 Mountain Creek Parkway
City, State, Zip
Dallas, TX  75211-9299
Phone
(214) 333-5360
Fax
(214) 333-5447
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
Rank in upper 50% of high school class required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
39% of 3,770 applicants were admitted
Women
41% of 2,319 applicants were admitted
Men
37% of 1,451 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
917 (62%) of 1,486 admitted students enrolled
Women
554 (59%) of 943 admitted students enrolled
Men
363 (67%) of 543 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.52
375 And Above
33%
3.50 - 3.74
22%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
13%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
577 average |530-610 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
3%
• Score 600 - 700
33%
• Score 500 - 600
55%
• Score 400 - 500
9%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
599 average |560-640 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
9%
• Score 600 - 700
44%
• Score 500 - 600
38%
• Score 400 - 500
9%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
22 average |19-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
4%
• Score 24 - 29
23%
• Score 18 - 23
63%
• Score 12 - 17
11%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $28,870 (70.12387660918144%)
  • Room & Board: - $7,992 (19.41219334466845%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,320 (3.206218119990284%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,988 (7.257711926159825%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Dallas Baptist University accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003560
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
512 (95.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
392 (76.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
391 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
138 (35.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
61%
Average Award
$16,680
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 251 (64.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,007
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 321 (82.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,362
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 368 (94.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
119 (22.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,663

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,973 (82.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,518 (76.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,498 (98.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
516 (34.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
57%
Average Award
$16,211
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 950 (63.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,095
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,202 (80.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,036
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,346 (89.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
490 (20.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,490

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
84%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$24,805
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
8.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,304

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


4-1-4

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


134

Part-Time Faculty


526

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


16%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 35% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 31% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 24% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 7% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 2% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 32% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 38% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 24% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 4% of discussion sections/labs
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
Over 100 students
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
430,327

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
214
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Dallas Baptist University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


70.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


44.4%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


55.4%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


58.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (48)


  • Accounting
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Cell Biology and Anatomy
  • Communication, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Teacher Education
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Finance, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Management
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Natural Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other
  • Religious Education
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Speech Teacher Education
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
  • Voice and Opera

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Interdisciplinary studies, Theology and religious vocations

Online Degrees


Business administration

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Liberal Arts, Master of Arts in Theological Studies, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (42)


  • Accounting
  • Asian Studies
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies
  • Corporate and Organizational Communication
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Distance Education Development
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering Management
  • English as a Second Language
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Finance and Banking
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Higher Education
  • Human Resources Management
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • International Business
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management of Technology
  • Marketing
  • Missions and Missiology
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Music
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Organizational Management
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Project Management
  • Reading Education
  • Religion
  • Religious Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education
  • Theology

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


1,241,162

Nearest Metropolitan Area


292 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Dallas-Fort Worth

Weather


Temperature
32.7 average low in January, 91.9 average high in September
Rain
79 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
12 mile(s) from campus in Irving
Nearest Bus Station
4 mile(s) from campus in Grand Prairie
Nearest Train Station
18 mile(s) from campus in Fort Worth

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


62% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


19%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II, National Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
Patriots
School Colors
Red, white, and navy blue

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, football, golf, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Dallas Baptist University offers choral groups, drama theatre, ministry fellowship, baptist student ministry, student government association, student education association, international student organization

Sororities


21% of women participate

Fraternities


14% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,423

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
3,161
Women
1,852
Men
1,309

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.9% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.2% Asian
  • 13.5% Black/African-American
  • 17.8% Hispanic/Latino
  • 0.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 65.3% White
  • 0.0% Unknown

International Students


6.9% from 43 countries

Average Age


24

Number of Graduate Students


1,906

Student Resources

Study resources