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Selecting a college is a major life decision comparable to purchasing a car or home. Most people would not make major purchases simply from pictures in a newspaper or an internet advertisement. Choosing a college is not a decision to be taken lightly, or one that is based solely upon size, popularity or cost.

Whether you are a first time college student, or interested in transferring from another institution, I would like to invite you and your parents to visit Dallas Baptist University. At DBU, students are encouraged to form their own view of the world and are prepared to achieve success in their chosen field, while engaging society with Christian principles and ideals.



When preparing to visit the DBU campus, keeping the following tips in mind will help make the most of your visit:

  • Call AheadIf you would like to sit in on a class or visit with an academic advisor, it will be necessary to schedule your visit in advance.
  • Ask QuestionsMaking a list of questions prior to visiting the campus will allow you to focus and enjoy the atmosphere during your visit.
  • Talk to StudentsCurrent students provide unscripted information about the university experience. Take advantage of your time on campus and ask them any questions you may have.
  • Make a “Top 5” ListGeneral information about DBU is provided during every campus tour and information session. Informing your Admissions Counselor of what is important to you will personalize your visit.

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is here to guide you through the admissions process and help you capture an accurate picture of college life here on University Hill at Dallas Baptist University.


Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Patriot Preview Days

Patriot Preview gives students and their parents a sneak peek into life at Dallas Baptist University. You’ll have the opportunity to tour campus, visit with faculty and administrators, and receive important information about admissions, financial aid, and campus life.

Join us for The Patriot Experience and see what it means to attend a Christ-centered university where faith and learning are integrated and servant leaders are developed.

Patriot Preview Days

If you are considering becoming a part of the DBU family, we would love to visit with you at our beautiful campus. The Office of Undergraduate Admissions can help to arrange an information session with an academic counselor, a guided campus tour, or a class visit.

During your visit to the Dallas/Fort Worth area, we will also be glad to provide any information on nearby hotels and restaurants.


Although Dallas Baptist University is located in the thriving urban area of Dallas/Fort Worth, which holds a population of more than 5 million people, its 293-acre campusDBU Location seems secluded in its picturesque, hill-country location and provides the opportunity to be a part of a small community.

The campus conveniently sits only 13 miles from downtown Dallas, 19 miles from Fort Worth, and is centrally located near Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Love Field with ready access to Dallas and Fort Worth. DBU is an excellent place to enjoy your university years.

Sitting atop University Hill overlooking Mountain Creek Lake, the Dallas Baptist University campus is located at 3000 Mountain Creek Parkway in Dallas, Texas.

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is housed on the lower level of the John G. Mahler Student Center, a replica of Philadelphia's Independence Hall.


For those who plan to drive to Dallas Baptist University, there are two easy, direct routes to the University campus. From Dallas, take I-30 west to Loop 12 south to Spur 408 Patriot Parkway. Turn right on Kiest Boulevard, and you will see the school atop a hill on your right.

Driving to DBU

From Fort Worth, take I-20 east to Mountain Creek Parkway. Turn left heading north on Mountain Creek Parkway. Cross Kiest Boulevard and enter the campus from the west. The first building you will see is the John G. Mahler Student Center. There are reserved
parking spaces behind Blackaby Hall, next to the Tom and Alicia Landry Welcome Center. See our campus map to locate the Future Patriot Parking.

We trust the uniqueness of our University will be evident to all who plan to meet with us.


For those who plan to fly to Dallas, there are two major airports in the DFW area. Prospective students who fly to visit DBU for a campus visit and enroll in the upcoming fall semester, will be reimbursed up to $500 for their airfare.

DFW Airport

Take TX-114 E and TX-12 Loop S to TX-303 Spur W/W Kiest Blvd in Dallas. Take the TX-303 Spur/Kiest Blvd exit from TX-408 Spur. Continue on TX-303 Spur W/W Kiest Blvd. Dallas Baptist University will be on your right.


Love Field Airport

Continue on W Mockingbird Ln. Take TX-356 W/E State Hwy 356, TX-12 Loop S and TX-408 Spur S to Dallas Baptist University/E Patriot Blvd. Continue on Dallas Baptist University/E Patriot Blvd. Take N Jefferson Ave to N Washington Ave. Dallas Baptist University will be on your right.


Campus Map

Campus Map

Coming to DBU? To see a detailed map of the campus, click below.