The purpose of Dallas Baptist University is to provide Christ-centered quality higher education in the arts, sciences, and professional studies at both the undergraduate and graduate levels to traditional age and adult students in order to produce servant leaders who have the ability to integrate faith and learning through their respective callings.
Commentary on the Mission Statement of DBU (2002, April) by Dr. David Naugle, noted author, lecturer, and chair and professor of philosophy at DBU.
Building a great Christian university that is pleasing to God by producing Christ-centered servant leaders who are transforming the world.
Theme Scripture of DBU
For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart." - Jeremiah 29:11-13