Consult with Dallas Baptist University's admissions department for more information on applying.
Here's an overiew of some of Dallas Baptist University's admissions stats.
|Dallas Baptist University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Mean SAT Score||1072|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||44%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||25%|
These are the application deadlines for Dallas Baptist University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Dallas Baptist University does not offer early decision or early action.
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Getting into Dallas Baptist University is moderately difficult. Dallas Baptist University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Dallas Baptist University accepted 94% of all applicants, about 6,501 from the 6,916 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Dallas Baptist University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Dallas Baptist University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you stand out.
What does Dallas Baptist University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Very Important|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Dallas Baptist University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Dallas Baptist University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Dallas Baptist University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Other Requirements||√||rank in upper 50% of high school class|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.5|
Students admitted to Dallas Baptist University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Dallas Baptist University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Dallas Baptist University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 44% of Dallas Baptist University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 25% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Dallas Baptist University applicants, you should aim to earn between 935 and 1195 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Dallas Baptist University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1195 and 25% of scored lower than 935, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Dallas Baptist University student is 1072.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Dallas Baptist University students scored 590 or higher and 75% of students scored 470 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Dallas Baptist University students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 470 or higher.
To be most competitive at Dallas Baptist University, you should strive to earn between 18.5 and 26 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Dallas Baptist University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.
A 18.5 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Dallas Baptist University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.5.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Dallas Baptist University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Dallas Baptist University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Winter Term
• Spring Term
• Winter Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Dallas Baptist University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Dallas Baptist University.
Does Dallas Baptist University accept transfer credits?
✅ Dallas Baptist University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Dallas Baptist University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does Dallas Baptist University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Dallas Baptist University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Dallas Baptist University?
❌ No, Dallas Baptist University is test optional, so you can make the call if you want to to include your ACT or SAT scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is Dallas Baptist University's acceptance rate?
✅ Dallas Baptist University has an acceptance rate of 94%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Dallas Baptist University?
❌ Dallas Baptist University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Dallas Baptist University? Dallas Baptist University is a somewhat selective institution. The Dallas Baptist University acceptance rate is 94%. This means that the institution accepts 93 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
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
26 and Above
19 to 26
19 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Dallas Baptist University is 22. 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 19 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1195 and Above
935 to 1195
935 and Less
The median SAT score for Dallas Baptist University students is 1072. Applicants with SAT scores of 1195 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Dallas Baptist University, while applicants with SAT scores between 935 to 1195 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 935 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Dallas Baptist University.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Dallas Baptist University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.46. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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