Careful consideration is given to a number of factors in reviewing applications and may include: academic records, class rank, standardized test scores, and the applicant’s written essay. Applicants for admission are evaluated on the basis of the candidate’s academic record, character, aptitude, and potential for success in the DBU experience.
The following criteria are considered when selecting candidates for admission:
- A grade point average of 2.5 or higher on all previous college work.
- Applicants with less than 30 hours of acceptable credit must provide:
- A final high school transcript demonstrating the following:
- At least a 2.5 grade point average.
- Official seal of the school.
- Graduation date.
- Satisfactory class rank based on the standards of the particular high school attended.
- English - 4 years
- Mathematics - 3 years
- History/Social Studies - 4 years
- Science - 2 years (minimum of 1 year Lab Science)
- Foreign Languages - 2-3 years
|Requirements for GPA below 2.5|
Academics in Motion Admission
For those students who are borderline in meeting the minimum admission requirements, the University may choose to offer admission through the Academics in Motion (AIM) program. Students admitted through this program must retake the ACT prior to registration for classes. AIM students may only enroll for a maximum of 16 hours during their first semester at DBU. An additional requirement for students in the AIM program is to complete READ 2100 - Advanced Reading Skills, during their first semester at DBU.
The academic progress of students who are admitted through the AIM program will be evaluated after each semester of enrollment until they have completed 16 hours at DBU. All AIM students who fall below a 2.0 grade point average during the first 16 hours at DBU will be placed on Academic Probation with additional requirements form the Registrar. Should a student who has been placed on Academic Probation, not reach a GPA of 2.0 by the end of the semester following being placed on probation status, the student will be placed on Academic Suspension.
Statement of Nondiscrimination
Dallas Baptist University complies with all applicable federal and state nondiscrimination laws and does not engage in unlawful discrimination on the basis of age, sex, disability, veteran status, genetic information, race, color, or national origin in any employment practice, admissions, education program, or educational activity. Under federal and state law, the University may discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its purposes.