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Dallas Baptist University

We offer a variety of educational opportunities for individuals of all ages and academic backgrounds—including degree programs at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral levels, as well as continuing education and certificate programs.

Distance Learning Courses

Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Business & Management (1)
Education & Training (1)

About

History

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

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.

Services

Housing services

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.

Library services

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

ICT services

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.

Medical services

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.

Student Life

Campus life

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.

Sports facilities

  • Athletic Training Centerathletics
  • Burg Centerbasketball,volleyball
  • Fitness Centerathletics
  • Horner Ballparkbaseball
  • Patriot Golf Practice Facilitymen's & Women's Golf
  • Patriot Soccer Fieldmen's & Women's Soccer
  • Patriot Tennis Pavilionmen's & Women's Tennis
  • Sedwick Soccer Field Housewomen's Soccer
  • Strauss Field Housebaseball
  • Tabor Athletic Guest Houseathletics

Student clubs

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.

Accreditation

  • Dallas Baptist University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
  • Dallas Baptist University’s Dorothy M. Bush College of Education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation 
  • The Educator Preparation Program at Dallas Baptist University is also accredited by the Texas Education Agency
  • Dallas Baptist University is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs 

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