Dallas Baptist University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$30,690
5.03% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$26,062
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
5.66%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
98.6%
4,704 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
4,247
67.7% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
56.1%
263 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 (76 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (73 degrees), and General Psychology (71 degrees).

In 2020, 1,249 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Dallas Baptist University. 58.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (692 degrees), 3.89 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (178 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Dallas Baptist University is $30,690, which is $2,061 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Dallas Baptist University is $30,690, which is $2,061 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,062.

In 2020, 81% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 61% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$30,690
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Dallas Baptist University was $30,690. The cost of tuition at Dallas Baptist University is $2,061 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

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Average Net Price

$26,062
2020 Value
4.39%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Dallas Baptist University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,062. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Dallas Baptist University grew by 4.39%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,828
Room and Board
$1,350
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Dallas Baptist University was of $9,828 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,350. The cost of room and board increased by 2.68% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.27% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

81%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
61%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

81% of undergraduate students at Dallas Baptist University received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 81% 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.
5.66%
2018 Default Rate
68
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Dallas Baptist University was 5.66%, which represents 68 out of the 1201 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Dallas Baptist University received 4,704 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 45.1% annual growth. Out of those 4,704 applicants, 4,637 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 98.6% acceptance rate.

There were 4,247 students enrolled at Dallas Baptist University in 2020, and 63% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Dallas Baptist University has an overall enrollment yield of 13.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

98.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
4,637
Accepted Out of 4,704

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Dallas Baptist University was 98.6% (4,637 admissions from 4,704 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 89.8%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 45.1%, while admissions grew by 59.2%.

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SAT Scores

63%
Submission Percentage
386
Scores Submitted

63% of enrolled first-time students at Dallas Baptist University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Dallas Baptist University has a total enrollment of 4,247 students. The full-time enrollment at Dallas Baptist University is 2,876 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,371. This means that 67.7% of students enrolled at Dallas Baptist University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Dallas Baptist University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 52.3% White, 14.6% Hispanic or Latino, 12.2% Black or African American, 2.45% Asian, 1.39% Two or More Races, 0.306% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.188% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Dallas Baptist University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (36%), followed by White Male (25.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (20.4%), followed by White Male (12.5%) and Black or African American Female (8.43%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

67.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Dallas Baptist University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,247 students. The full-time enrollment at Dallas Baptist University is 2,876 and the part-time enrollment is 1,371. This means that 67.7% of students enrolled at Dallas Baptist University are enrolled full-time compared with 76.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%
2020 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 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84.5%), 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
    2,220
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    619
  3. Black or African American
    518

The enrolled student population at Dallas Baptist University is 52.3% White, 14.6% Hispanic or Latino, 12.2% Black or African American, 2.45% Asian, 1.39% Two or More Races, 0.306% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.188% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 49.8% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.74% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 213 more women than men received degrees from Dallas Baptist University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Dallas Baptist University is white (692 degrees awarded). There were 3.89 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (178 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Dallas Baptist University is Other Multidisciplinary Studies (76 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (73 degrees) and General Psychology (71 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 (160 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (104 degrees), and Communications (80 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 (1,535,514 people), Secondary school teachers (517,476 people), Education administrators (297,418 people), Other managers (239,401 people), and Special education teachers (214,754 people).

The most specialized majors at Dallas Baptist University are Theology (160 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (104 degrees), Communications (80 degrees), Education (178 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (40 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, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Actuaries, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Dallas Baptist University are Theology (160 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (104 degrees), Communications (80 degrees), Education (178 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (40 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 (2,883,996 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (369,204 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (257,751 people), Computer Systems Design (162,674 people), and Religious organizations (162,166 people).

The most specialized majors at Dallas Baptist University are Theology (160 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (104 degrees), Communications (80 degrees), Education (178 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (40 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. 76 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 73 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 71 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Dallas Baptist University was Other Multidisciplinary Studies with 76 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

518
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
731
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 518 degrees were awarded to men at Dallas Baptist University, which is 0.709 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (731).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 113 degrees were awarded to men at Dallas Baptist University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.1 times more than the 103 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 103 degrees were awarded to women at Dallas Baptist University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.912 times less than the 113 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

42%
100% Completion Time
53%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 42% of students graduating from Dallas Baptist University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 53% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 55% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (75%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Dallas Baptist University is Male and Asian (75% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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
    692 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    178 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    163 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Dallas Baptist University is white (692 degrees awarded). There were 3.89 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (178 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    397 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    295 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    106 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Dallas Baptist University is white female (397 degrees awarded). There were 1.35 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (295 degrees).

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Operations

Dallas Baptist University has an endowment valued at nearly $49.1M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNM (−2.94%), compared to the 3.48% average return ($10.5M on $302M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2020, Dallas Baptist University had a total salary expenditure of $94.6M. Dallas Baptist University employs 51 Assistant professors, 48 Professors, and 18 Associate professors. Most academics at Dallas Baptist University are Male Assistant professors (32), Male Professors(27), and Female Professors (21).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dallas Baptist University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 59 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 52 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 37 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$49.1M
2020 Endowment
4.73%
decline from 2019

Dallas Baptist University has an endowment valued at about $49.1M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Dallas Baptist University declined 4.73% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $253M 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. $1.21M - Federal
  2. $17.5k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Dallas Baptist University received $1.21M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $17.5k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$43.7M
2020 Salaries
0.981%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Dallas Baptist University paid a median of $43.7M in salaries, which represents 46.2% of their overall expenditure ($94.6M) and a 0.981% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.28% decline from 2018 and a 1.34% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 238M (43% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$11.1M
Instructional Salaries
117
Number of Employees

In 2020, Dallas Baptist University paid a total of $11.1M to 117 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $69.9M (29.4%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
51 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
59 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Dallas Baptist University were Assistant professor with 51 employees; Professor with 48 employees; and Professor with 18 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dallas Baptist University were Office and Administrative Support with 59 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 52 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 37 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Dallas Baptist University was Male Assistant professor with 32 employees, Male Professor with 27 employees, and Female Professor with 21 employees.

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

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