Dallas Baptist University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$26,580

4.73% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$25,693

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

8.43%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

39.4%

3,770 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

5,067

62.5% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

57.9%

253 Graduates

About

Dallas Baptist University is a higher education institution located in Dallas County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Dallas Baptist University were Other Multidisciplinary Studies (102 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (93 degrees), and General Psychology (60 degrees).

In 2017, 1,299 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Dallas Baptist University. 63.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (724 degrees), 3.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (226 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Dallas Baptist University is $26,580, which is $80 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Dallas Baptist University is $26,580, which is $80 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,693.

In 2017, 87% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 61% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$26,580

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Dallas Baptist University was $26,580. The cost of tuition at Dallas Baptist University is $80 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$25,693

2017 Value

4.15%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Dallas Baptist University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,693. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Dallas Baptist University grew by 4.15%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,113

Room and Board

$1,260

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Dallas Baptist University was of $9,113 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,260. The cost of room and board increased by 2.58% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

87%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

61%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

87% of undergraduate students at Dallas Baptist University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.16% with respect to 2016, when 86% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

8.43%

2016 Default Rate

114

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Dallas Baptist University was 8.43%, which represents 114 out of the 1353 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Dallas Baptist University received 3,770 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 15.7% annual growth. Out of those 3,770 applicants, 1,486 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 39.4% acceptance rate.

There were 5,067 students enrolled at Dallas Baptist University in 2017, and 44% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Dallas Baptist University has an overall enrollment yield of 36.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

39.4%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,486

Accepted Out of 3,770

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Dallas Baptist University was 39.4% (1,486 admissions from 3,770 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 43.1%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 15.7%, while admissions grew by 5.77%.

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SAT Scores

44%

Submission Percentage

238

Scores Submitted

44% of enrolled first-time students at Dallas Baptist University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Dallas Baptist University has a total enrollment of 5,067 students. The full-time enrollment at Dallas Baptist University is 3,168 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,899. This means that 62.5% of students enrolled at Dallas Baptist University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Dallas Baptist University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.4% White, 16.7% Black or African American, 13.9% Hispanic or Latino, 2.45% Asian, 0.71% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.197% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Dallas Baptist University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (37.6%), followed by White Male (26.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.49%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (18.7%), followed by White Male (15.4%) and Black or African American Female (11.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

62.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Dallas Baptist University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,067 students. The full-time enrollment at Dallas Baptist University is 3,168 and the part-time enrollment is 1,899. This means that 62.5% of students enrolled at Dallas Baptist University are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Dallas Baptist University was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Dallas Baptist University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,707

  2. Black or African American

    848

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    702

The enrolled student population at Dallas Baptist University is 53.4% White, 16.7% Black or African American, 13.9% Hispanic or Latino, 2.45% Asian, 0.71% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.197% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 349 more women than men received degrees from Dallas Baptist University. The majority of degree recipients at Dallas Baptist University are white (724 degrees awarded). There were 3.2 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (226 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Dallas Baptist University is Other Multidisciplinary Studies (102 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (93 degrees) and General Psychology (60 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Dallas Baptist University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (165 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (125 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (71 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Dallas Baptist University are Elementary & middle school teachers (288,232 people), Other managers (228,307 people), Social workers, all other (117,151 people), Human resources workers (113,245 people), and Registered nurses (108,744 people).

The most specialized majors at Dallas Baptist University are Theology (165 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (125 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (71 degrees), Communications (84 degrees), and Psychology (117 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Dallas Baptist University are Surgeons, Dentists, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Dallas Baptist University are Theology (165 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (125 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (71 degrees), Communications (84 degrees), and Psychology (117 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Dallas Baptist University are Elementary & secondary schools (620,126 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (346,670 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (331,536 people), Outpatient care centers (192,924 people), and Computer Systems Design (157,413 people).

The most specialized majors at Dallas Baptist University are Theology (165 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (125 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (71 degrees), Communications (84 degrees), and Psychology (117 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Dallas Baptist University.

Most Common

  1. 102 degrees awarded

  2. 93 degrees awarded

  3. 60 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Dallas Baptist University was Other Multidisciplinary Studies with 102 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 475

  2. 824

In 2017, 475 degrees were awarded to men at Dallas Baptist University, which is 0.576 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (824).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 136 degrees were awarded to men at Dallas Baptist University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.819 times less than the 166 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 166 degrees were awarded to women at Dallas Baptist University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.22 times more than the 136 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

45%

100% Completion Time

57%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 45% of students graduating from Dallas Baptist University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 57% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 58% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (63.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Dallas Baptist University is Female and White (63.3% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    724 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    226 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    158 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Dallas Baptist University is white (724 degrees awarded). There were 3.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (226 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    451 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    273 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    156 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Dallas Baptist University is white female (451 degrees awarded). There were 1.65 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (273 degrees).

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Operations

Dallas Baptist University has an endowment valued at nearly $47.2M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $6.11M (12.9%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, Dallas Baptist University had a total salary expenditure of $92.9M. Dallas Baptist University employs 57 Professors, 50 Assistant professors, and 19 Associate professors. Most academics at Dallas Baptist University are Male Professors (34), Male Assistant professors(33), and Female Professors (23).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dallas Baptist University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 80 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 75 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 35 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$47.2M

2017 Endowment

13.3%

growth from 2016

Dallas Baptist University has an endowment valued at about $47.2M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Dallas Baptist University grew 13.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $239M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $422k - Federal

  2. $24.3k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Dallas Baptist University received $422k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $24.3k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$43.3M

2017 Salaries

3.34%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Dallas Baptist University paid a median of $43.3M in salaries, which represents 46.6% of their overall expenditure ($92.9M) and a 3.34% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.788% decline from 2015 and a 4.18% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$12M

Instructional Salaries

126

Number of Employees

In 2017, Dallas Baptist University paid a total of $12M to 126 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $25.2M (35.5%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

57 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

80 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Dallas Baptist University were Professor with 57 employees; Assistant professor with 50 employees; and Assistant professor with 19 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dallas Baptist University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 80 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 75 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 35 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Dallas Baptist University was Male Professor with 34 employees, Male Assistant professor with 33 employees, and Female Professor with 23 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Dallas Baptist University.

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