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Dallas Baptist University

Dallas, Texas
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Overview
Private not-for-profit
2,408 Undergraduates
43% Admissions Rate
City: Large
Private
Region: South
Division 2
Size: Small
Doctoral
Religious
Dallas Baptist University
3000 Mountain Creek Parkway
Dallas, Texas
75211-9299
(214) 333-7100
www.dbu.edu

Dallas Baptist University, a private, Christian university located in Dallas, Texas, is one of the top 225 institutions of higher education in the United States. It was established in 1898 as Decatur Baptist College, and it relocated to Dallas in 1965. In 1985, it was renamed to Dallas Baptist University. Today, the school sits on nearly 300 acres of land in an urban setting, and is still affiliated with the Southern Baptist Church. Notable alumni include baseball player Ben Zobrist, baseball player Jason LaRue, baseball coach Lew Ford, lawyer Phil King, baseball player Ryan Goins, actor Lance Broadway, Texas State Representative Ron Simmons, journalist Lauren Scruggs and baseball player Jason Krizan. The school’s colors are red, white and blue, its mascot is the Patriot and its teams are nicknamed the Patriots. Its sports affiliations are Missouri Valley Conference (NCAA Division I) and Heartland Conference (NCAA Division II), and there are 15 varsity teams at the school. Varsity sports offered by Dallas Baptist University include men’s baseball, golf, basketball, tennis, soccer and track and field, and women’s golf, cross country, track and field, soccer, volleyball and tennis. Club sports offered include bass fishing, ice hockey, lacrosse and cheerleading.

Location

Dallas is a city in the U.S. state of Texas. It is the most populous city in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex, which is the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. The city's population ranks ninth in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. More from Wikipedia...

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coffee score

65

restaurants score

Students
43%

Men

57%

Women

25

Average Age of Entering Students

91%

Live On Campus

224

New Transfer Students

Admissions
43%

Acceptance Rate

37%

Enrollment Yield

1030-1190

SAT Range

3,259

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$24,669

Typical Cost

$27,480

Average Tuition

96%

Recieve Financial Aid

89%

Have Loans

$15,250

Median Debt

Academics
12.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Top Major

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, many to choose from

Greek Life:

Important, many on campus

Party Scene:

Standard, mostly on the weekends
Athletics
Basketball Conference:

Heartland Conference

Track & Field Conference:

Heartland Conference

Basketball Division:

2

Track Division:

2

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