Dallas Baptist University was originally founded as Decatur Baptist College in 1898 and was the first two-year institution of higher education in Texas. After moving to Dallas in 1965, DBU has maintained its roots to Decatur and its commitment to a Baptist heritage.
Career Services is designed to help students bridge the gap from being a student to a highly productive employee. It is our desire that as you embark on your journey to obtain knowledge in your desired field of study that, through our services, you will also gain valuable work experience.
Here, students are part of a college residential environment with a neighborhood feel—without having to move off campus. All upperclassmen Apartment Life housing is available for students who have attended a university or college for at least two full semesters.
The mission of Vance Memorial Library at Dallas Baptist University is to provide faith-integrated, quality service and access to the information resources and services necessary to support the various colleges in the achievement of their educational goals. T
Students who wish to use wireless internet may need to purchase hardware that will allow wireless connection. The wireless cards below are recommended for our campus. They can be found at most local or online computer stores (e.g. Fry's Electronics, Comp USA, Newegg.com). USB wireless devices are not suggested for desktop computers.
The Health Services Clinic is located in the Colonial Village Apartments, #1108 in Hurley Hall, and is supervised by a registered nurse. Students, whether full-time or part-time, may come to the Health Services Clinic for acute nursing care.
Whether you choose to live on campus or commute to classes, the 292-acre campus of Dallas Baptist University is a beautiful place to spend your university years. Located in the rolling hills of southwestern Dallas overlooking Mountain Creek Lake, the main campus of DBU provides a safe and secluded community in a metroplex of more than 6 million people. Read more about the Dallas Fort Worth area.
At DBU, our Greek Life is special because it is comprised of university-sponsored local sororities and fraternities designed to provide unique communities for students seeking to grow in their spiritual lives through discipleship and service.