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Dallas Baptist University

Dallas, TX 4-Year Private

About Dallas Baptist University

Dallas Baptist University is a private, religous school located in the suburban setting of Dallas, TX, less than an hour from Dallas-Fort Worth.

Founded in 1965, Dallas Baptist University currently enrolls around 4,247 students a year, including 2,874 undergrads. The institution runs on a 4-1-4 (2 long terms separated by a month-long mini-term) academic calendar.

As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $53,227,623. For each full-time student, Dallas Baptist University spends about $8,918.

Admissions Facts About Dallas Baptist University

Acceptance rate: 99%

Average GPA: 3.48

Mean ACT score: 23

Mean SAT score: 1089

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

Dallas Baptist University Acceptance Rate 2021

Admission to Dallas Baptist University is moderately difficult. Around 99 percent of all applicants to Dallas Baptist University are accepted each year.

The average high school GPA for a student at Dallas Baptist University is 3.48 /4.0. The mean composite SAT score is 1089. The mean ACT scores is 23.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is Dallas Baptist University a good school?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of the 469 students who started at Dallas Baptist University as first-time freshman, 205 graduate within four years.

Around 58 percent of students who started at Dallas Baptist University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $26,442 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Dallas Baptist University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Dallas Baptist University a good school for YOU?

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College Info

3000 Mountain Creek Parkway Dallas, TX 75211-9299

Campus Setting: Suburban

Dallas Baptist University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Dallas Baptist University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Dallas Baptist University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Dallas Baptist University ACT Scores

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ACT Range

21 - 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

26 and Above

Good

21 to 26

Avg

21 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Dallas Baptist University is 24. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into Dallas Baptist University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Dallas Baptist University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

Not available

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Math SAT Range

510 - 620

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Reading SAT Range

520 - 630

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

0 and Above

Good

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Avg

0 and Less

Low

Dallas Baptist University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$41,828

In State

$41,828

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$30,690
$30,690
Fees
$1,250
$1,250
Housing
$8,568
$8,568
Books
$1,320
$1,320

Student Life

Wondering what life at Dallas Baptist University is like? There are approximately 4,487 students enrolled at Dallas Baptist University, including 2,883 undergraduate students and 1,604 graduate students. 81% percent of students attend school full-time, 92% percent are from TX and 8% percent of students are from other states.

81%

Full Time

19%

Part Time

92%

In State

8%

Out-of-State

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,487

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

90%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$31,940

Out-of-State

$31,940

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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