Acceptance Rate

1090 - 1270

SAT Range

20 - 24

ACT Range

Dallas Baptist University (DBU) Admissions

Dallas Baptist University (DBU) seeks students desiring a Christ-centered quality education founded on the premise of integrating Biblical faith and academic learning. DBU has outstanding programs to meet the needs of traditional-age students, graduate students, and busy adults. The university welcomes your application and looks forward to taking the next step with you toward a transformative, Christ-centered education with high academic standards. 

Now, coming to the application process. The university application form can be filled online through the university website or you can download the application and send it to the university after filling it. 

Applicants are evaluated on the basis of their past academic records and test scores and based on that their result is decided. 

Before applying the university encourages its prospective applicants to visit the campus. If you have any queries, you can contact the admission office to clear your doubts. The contact number is 214-333-7100.

Acceptance Rate

The admission process at Dallas Baptist University is quite competitive.  Students need to do very well in their test along with good academic records in order to get selected.

The university has an acceptance rate of 88%. 

Last year, a total of 2,757  students applied for FAU and only 2,428 of them got selected. The acceptance rate of men and women was the same.

The following steps consist of the admission process at Dallas Baptist University.

Submit the application form

Dallas Baptist University admission process begins with the submission of the application form. The application form can be filled online through the college website or through apply Texas which is a common platform for universities in Texas. To fill the online form, you need to register yourself on the respective website, and once you log in you can fill the form and submit it. The university requires an application fee of $ 25. 

The application form can also be filled offline. You need to download the application, fill it, and then send it to the university.

Submit transcripts

After submitting the application, the next step is to verify your eligibility for the program you are applying for. This can be done by submitting your previous academic transcripts directly to the university.


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Dallas TX 75211

Test Scores

Test scores play an important role in the evaluation of an applicant. You need to send your test scores to the admissions office directly. The university accepts all the nationally and internationally recognized test scores like SAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT.

Other documents

Apart from the documents mentioned above the university requires some other documents as well. These documents include two letters of recommendation from non-family members

a current professional résumé and a statement of purpose of about 150 words.

Acceptance Letter

Once you have completed the above steps, your application will be evaluated on various parameters and if you are selected,  an acceptance letter will be sent to you. Once you are selected, the university will ask you to submit the official documents along with the fee.

SAT Scores you need to get in

SAT Range The composite score range which the Institution consistently takes, below which admission should be considered a reach.

1090 - 1270

Applicants Submitting SAT Percentage of Students submitting SAT Scores.


SAT Reading 25th


SAT Math 25th


SAT Composite 25th


SAT Reading 75th


SAT Math 75th


SAT Composite 75th


Average SAT Score


Notably, Dallas Baptist University also considers the SAT scores of the applicants for their admission. The candidates must also understand that the SAT scores are mandatory for them to be considered for admission by the university. The average SAT score of the candidates who get accepted to DBU is 1140. However, in some cases, those who have obtained a SAT score of 1030 or below could also get into the university. As many as 50% of the applicants to the university submit their SAT scores for admission consideration.

ACT Scores you need to get in

ACT Range The composite score range which the Institution consistently takes, below which admission should be considered a reach.

20 - 24

Applicants Submitting ACT Percentage of Students submitting ACT Scores.


ACT Math 25th


ACT English 25th


ACT Composite 25th


ACT Math 75th


ACT English 75th


ACT Composite 75th


Average ACT Score


Coming to the ACT scores that candidates need to get accepted to Dallas Baptist University, the latest data suggests that one requires an average ACT score of 23. Moreover, most of the candidates accepted by Dallas Baptist University have composite ACT scores in the range of 21-26. However, a minimum ACT composite score of 21 is necessary to be considered for admission by the institution. Moreover, the submission of ACT scores is mandatory to be considered for admission. The latest information shows that 50% of the applicants submit their ACT scores for admission to this institute.

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Grade Points Average (GPA) The average high school GPA of the admitted students


GPA is a requirement for almost all college and higher education as an important part of admissions.

The University requires an average GPA of 3.5. which is the above-average GPA score since the national average is 3.0. This score is equivalent to a B letter grade with a percentage range of 85-90.

Admission Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying

High School GPA


High School Rank


High School Transcript


College Prep Courses





Neither required nor recommended

Undergraduate Admission Requirements

  • Applicants must submit the DBU application form.

  • Applicants must have completed high school education from a recognized school. 

  • Official high school transcript. The transcript must include an official school stamp and/or administrator's signature, received in a sealed envelope bearing the school's logo and official scores of either the ACT, SAT, or the CLT.

  • The student's final high school transcript should demonstrate the following:

  1. At least a 2.5-grade point average.

  2. Official seal of the school.

  3. Graduation date.

  4. Satisfactory class rank based on the standards of the particular high school attended.

  • The following high school academic units are recommended:

  1. English 4 years

  2. Mathematics 3 years

  3. Social Studies 2.5 years

  4. Economics 0.5 years

  5. Science 3 years (minimum of 1 year Lab Science)

  6. Foreign Languages 2-3 years

  • Students educated through a non-traditional secondary education, which includes a course of study at the secondary level in a non-accredited private school setting or home school, must submit an academic transcript. The academic transcript must include a list of courses completed, final course grades, and cumulative grade point average.

Graduate Admission Requirements

  • They need to complete and submit the DBU application form. 

  • Candidates must have completed a bachelor's degree from a recognized institute.

  • Official transcripts from each institution attended as an undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, or graduate student

  • Applicants need to submit two letters of recommendation from non-family members

  • A Statement of Purpose outlining reasons for seeking admission, answering each question with approximately 150 words, as this is considered a writing sample and a current professional résumé.

  • In order to pursue a Dual Master's Degree Program, the applicant must apply to, meet the existing admission requirements for, and be accepted into each of the master's degrees which comprise the dual degree program.

  • Students previously enrolled and in good standing in a graduate degree program who wish to re-enter DBU after an absence of more than 24 months are required to submit the one-page Application for Re-Admission, new official transcripts from each college or university attended since the last enrollment at DBU, and a current professional resume

Admission Deadlines

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.


Application Fee Application fees may vary by program and may be waived for certain students. Please check with the school.


Early Decision Deadline


Early Action Deadline


Offer Action Deadline


Offers Early Decision


Application Website


Accepts Common App


Accepts Coalition App


DBU follows a rolling admission process with no specified application deadline. For more information, you should visit the institute website or contact the admissions office.

The university does not allow early decision admission as well.

Admission Statistics

Acceptance Rate88%88%88%
Percentage of admitted who Enrolled (Admission Yield)21%25%23%

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Credits Accepted

AP Credit


Dual Credit


Credit for Life Experiences

Implied No

Many universities in the US incentivize students by helping them earn university credits by taking certain courses that are available for them in high school. Here are the names of some of such popular programs: AP Credit, CLEP (Credit for Life Experiences), and Dual Enrollment (also known as Dual Credit). As far as the policy of these credits is concerned, each university has a different one. The advantages of such programs include a shorter time to complete a degree, an increased chance of finishing a degree, and a higher GPA. Students who want to avail CLEP and AP credits can go to the website, collegeboard.org, and request to submit the scores to the university of their choice.

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