Dallas Baptist University (DBU)

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Dallas Baptist University can be found in Dallas, TX, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Approximately 6,000 students are enrolled at DBU.

Students can report either the ACT or SAT scores to DBU. A score within the range of 948 - 1304 on the SAT exam, or 18 - 27 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the DBU average GPA ranges from 2.89 to 3.45 for accepted students. DBU sends acceptance letters to around 40 percent of students applying. Of those that are accepted, about 44 percent registered for enrollment. You can get more information from the admissions office website at dbu.edu.

Overall DBU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Dallas Baptist University was reported as 42.3% in Fall 2013 with over 2,630 applications submitted to DBU. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • DBU ACT Scores: 18 - 27
  • DBU Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into Dallas Baptist University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Dallas Baptist University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Dallas Baptist University has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 45.6%
  • 2010-2011: 43.1%
  • 2011-2012: 43.7%
  • 2012-2013: 41.3%
  • 2013-2014: 42.3%
  • Projected DBU Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 42.6%

How Does DBU Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Dallas Baptist University is thirty-one percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Dallas90.1%
Texas Wesleyan University41.7%
Southwestern Assemblies of God University34.9%
Texas Christian University47.4%
Austin College58.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to DBU (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score18 - 27
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