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Undergraduate Enrollment 2,883
In-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $30,320 PER YR.*
Out-of-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $30,320 PER YR.*
Yearly Room and Board $7,001+
% of Students on Financial Aid N/A
Median SAT/ACT 1180/22.2
% of African American Students 9
% of Asian American Students 2
% of Hispanic Students 18
% of International Students 8
Student/Teacher Ratio 13:1
Number of Full-time Faculty 134
% of Male/% of Female Students 41/59
Greek System? YES
% of Freshmen Who Live on Campus 98
% of Students Who Graduate in Four Years 42
% of Students Who Graduate Overall 53
% of Freshmen Who Return 72
% Of Alumni Who Give $$$ to School 1

* Tuition for 15 semester hours, includes fees

Dallas Baptist University

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3000 Mountain Creek Pkwy., Dallas, TX 75211-9299









  • Ranked in the top one percent in the nation for elementary teacher preparation by the National Council on Teacher Quality.
  • Named as one of “America’s 100 Best College Buys” by Institutional Research and Evaluation, and among the “Top 50 Christian Colleges with the Lowest Debt Burden” by
  • Pedersen Residential College focuses on Christian servant leadership.

THROUGH A CHRIST-CENTERED education, Dallas Baptist University (DBU) strives to develop servant leaders ready to impact the world through service. By fully integrating biblical faith with academic learning, DBU prepares students to excel in any calling.

Recognized as a nationally ranked, comprehensive, liberal arts university by U.S. News & World Report, DBU offers 85 undergraduate degree programs and 69 accelerated bachelor’s/master’s degrees. DBU’s professors focus on teaching and mentoring students to help them experience a transformative education that challenges them to not only discover their calling, but also to prepare them to live out that calling.

DBU has one of the lowest costs among Christian colleges in the U.S., while its proximity to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex gives students numerous opportunities for internships and service-learning experiences. From taking mission trips abroad to volunteering at local homeless shelters and food banks, DBU students have a heart for changing the world for the glory of God.

Situated atop a hill overlooking Mountain Creek Lake, DBU’s gated campus community features lakes, gardens, gazebos, fountains, waterfalls, and nature trails. rated DBU as number one among the “50 Most Beautiful Christian Colleges and Universities,” and it was named a College of Distinction for 2019-2020 by Colleges of Distinction college guidebook.

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