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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.
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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Clubs & Extracurriculars:Important, many to choose from
Greek Life:Important, many on campus
Party Scene:Standard, mostly on the weekends