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Cost of Attendance

These are the current rates for tuition, dorms, apartments, and meal plans which are charged on a per semester basis to your student account.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020
Undergraduate Credit Hour Summer 2019: $974.00 Fall 2019: $974.00 Spring 2020: $974.00
Graduate Credit Hour Summer 2019: $1,004.00 Fall 2019: $1,004.00 Spring 2020: $1,004.00
Doctoral Credit Hour Summer 2019: $1,034.00 Fall 2019: $1,034.00 Spring 2020: $1,034.00
Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

*Tuition is charged per credit hour each semester. Students are subject to a $40.00 fee each time a course is dropped. There is no charge to add a course.

 

Helpful Information

We understand the investment of time, energy, and resources that go into providing ministry training, and at DBU, we want to help you achieve your goal to serve the Kingdom in the local church. While our basic graduate tuition rate for Summer 2019-Spring 2020 is $1,004 per credit hour, we have developed partnerships to help support your education through several scholarship programs as described below. If you have any questions or would like to walk through these options, please don’t hesitate to contact us at ministry@dbu.edu.


Sample of Tuition with Fees Baptist* Non-Baptist
Estimated Cost/Credit Hour with Maximum Scholarships $320.67 $687.33
Estimated Semester Cost (6 hours) with Maximum Scholarships $1,924.02 $4,123.98
Typical Fees/Textbooks $560.00 $560.00
Total Semester Cost $2,484.02 $4,683.98

Sample Cost Breakdown

Rates Baptist* Non-Baptist
Rates per Hour
DBU Graduate Tuition Rate $1,004.00 $1,004.00
DBU Ministerial Scholarship ($100.00) $0.00
BGCT Ministerial Financial Aid ($100.00) $0.00
Tuition Rate with Scholarships $804.00 $1,004.00
Rates per Semester
6 hours of classes with Scholarships $4,824.00 $6,024.00
Maximum Church Match** ($1,400.00) ($1,400.00)
BGCT Baptist Heritage Scholarship
($1,000 per semester for 9 semesters)
($1,000.00) $0.00
DBU Piper Scholarship*** ($500.00) ($500.00)
Estimated Semester Cost (6 hours) $1,924.02 $4,123.98
Estimated Cost/Credit Hour with Maximum Scholarships $320.67 $687.33

*Baptist: members of a BGCT affiliated church; find out if your church is BGCT affiliated.
**Church Matching Gift Program: Dallas Baptist University will match up to $3500 per year given on a student’s behalf from his/her local church (DBU + Church Match Gift = $7,000 Max per Year; $1,400 Spring Semester + $1,400 Fall Semester + $700 Summer Semester). Certain restrictions apply. Refer to the Church Matching Gift Guidelines in the Financial Aid Forms page for more information.
*** The DBU Piper Scholarship is based upon merit and need, and is awarded by GSOM Program Directors.

 

 

Residence Halls Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020 Fall 2020
Residence Halls: 2-Person Room Fall 2019: $1,590.00 Spring 2020: $1,590.00 Summer 2020: $1,700.00 Fall 2020: $1,700.00
Residence Halls: 3-Person Room Fall 2019: $1,290.00 Spring 2020: $1,290.00 Summer 2020: $1,400.00 Fall 2020: $1,400.00
Residence Halls: Long Summer Fall 2019: N/A Spring 2020: N/A Summer 2020: $860.00 Fall 2020: N/A
Residence Halls: Summer 1 or 2 Fall 2019: N/A Spring 2020: N/A Summer 2020: $560.00 Fall 2020: N/A
Residence Halls: Stone and Jewel House Residence Halls: Living and Learning Communities**
Residence Halls: Double Fall 2019: N/A Spring 2020: $1,590.00 + $350.00 Summer 2020: N/A Fall 2020: $1,700.00 + $350.00
Residence Halls: Triple Fall 2019: N/A Spring 2020: $1,290.00 + $350.00 Summer 2020: N/A Fall 2020: $1,400.00 + $350.00
Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020 Fall 2020

*A meal plan is required for all students living in the residence halls during the Fall and Spring semesters.

**Living and Learning Communities have an additional $350 charge per semester for further programming, materials, and apparel.

2019-2020 Agreement Term* 2020-2021 Agreement Term*
Colonial Village Apartments
4-Person Apartment 2019-2020 Agreement Term: $485.00* 2020-2021 Agreement Term: $500.00*
5-Person Apartment 2019-2020 Agreement Term: $435.00* 2020-2021 Agreement Term: $450.00*
Mabee Village Townhomes
6-Person Townhome 2019-2020 Agreement Term: $465.00* 2020-2021 Agreement Term: $480.00*
7-Person Townhome 2019-2020 Agreement Term: $415.00* 2020-2021 Agreement Term: $430.00*
Mabee Village Brownstones
6-Person Brownstone 2019-2020 Agreement Term: $505.00* 2020-2021 Agreement Term: $520.00*
7-Person Brownstone 2019-2020 Agreement Term: $455.00* 2020-2021 Agreement Term: $470.00*
Ford Village Residential College
8-Person Rate 2019-2020 Agreement Term: $2,317.50** 2020-2021 Agreement Term: $540.00*
Programming Fee 2019-2020 Agreement Term: $350.00*** 2020-2021 Agreement Term: $350.00***
2019-2020 Agreement Term* 2020-2021 Agreement Term*

*A 12-month housing agreement is required of all students living in the Colonial Village Apartments, Brownstone Apartments or Williamsburg Townhomes.
**Per Fall and Spring semester.
***The Ford Village Residential College has an additional $350 charge per person per semester for further programming.

 

Helpful Information
Traditional Plans 2018-2019 2019-2020
14 Meal Plan - 14 all-you-can-eat meals per week with an additional $125 in Flex Dollars. 2018-2019: $2,135.00 + tax (per semester) 2019-2020: $2,235.00 + tax (per semester)
Unlimited Plan - Unlimited all-you-can-eat meals per week with an additional $100 in Flex Dollars. 2018-2019: $2,285.00 + tax (per semester) 2019-2020: $2,390.00 + tax (per semester)
Unlimited Plus Plan - Unlimited all-you-can-eat meals per week with an additional $500 in Flex Dollars. 2018-2019: $2,685.00 + tax (per semester) 2019-2020: $2,790.00 + tax (per semester)
2018-2019 2019-2020

 

Colonial Plans 2018-2019 2019-2020
25 Meal Block - 25 all-you-can-eat meals in the Crowley Dining Hall. 2018-2019: $192.00 + tax 2019-2020: $200.00 + tax
60 Meal Block - 60 all-you-can-eat meals in the Crowley Dining Hall. 2018-2019: $430.00 + tax 2019-2020: $450.00 + tax
The Patriot Plan - $300 Patriot Dollars as well as 15 all-you-can-eat meals in the Crowley Dining Hall. 2018-2019: $300.00 2019-2020: $300.00
The Colonial Plan - $200 Patriot Dollars as well as 8 all-you-can-eat meals in the Crowley Dining Hall. 2018-2019: $200.00 2019-2020: $200.00
2018-2019 2019-2020

 

University Housing 2018-2019 2019-2020
Resident Flex Plan 2018-2019: $180.00 + tax (per semester) 2019-2020: $190.00 + tax (per semester)
2018-2019 2019-2020

The cost of meal plans and dining plans will be added to your DBU student account.

 

Helpful Information
Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020
Student Fall 2018: $662.50 Spring 2019: $662.50 Summer 2019: $279.00
Early Arriving International Student Fall 2018: $720.50 Spring 2019: $720.50 Summer 2019: -
Student Athlete Fall 2018: $662.50 Spring 2019: $662.50 Summer 2019: $279.00
Early Arriving Student Athlete Fall 2018: $720.50 Spring 2019: $720.50 Summer 2019: -
Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

*The cost of Student Health Insurance coverage will be added to your DBU student account.

 

Helpful Information
Registration Fees

No registration fee is charged to new students at any time.

Advance Registration Fee (No Charge)
Ongoing Registration Fee $50.00
Regular Registration Fee $50.00
Late Registration Fee $150.00

*A student who begins the registration process during one period and completes it during another is subject to the registration fee applicable at the time of completion. Refer to the schedule of classes for registration dates.

 

Application Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee (No Charge)
Graduate Application Fee $25.00
Doctoral Application Fee $50.00
Payment Plan Fees (Per Semester)
Deferred Payment Plan Fee $100.00
Late Payment Fee $50.00
Student Fees (Per Semester)
Technology Fee $100.00
Student Services Fee* $450.00**

*DBU does not charge a separate parking fee like most universities. Instead, upkeep of the parking lots has been included in the Student Services Fee. The Student Services Fee is used to pay a portion of the total cost of shuttle services, health services, athletic events, student activities, parking, online library resources, library databases, interlibrary loan services, and the Fitness Center.

**2019-2020 Academic Year

 

Executive Master of Business Administration
Tuition (Per Semester)* $12,500.00
Total Program Cost** $50,000.00

*EMBA students are not assessed the Student Services or Technology Fee. Please reference the Financial Information listed with the Schedule of Classes for additional fees that may apply.

**This price includes four semesters of tuition, an international trip, books, reading materials, and meals for each weekend the cohort is in session.

Tuition
IEP Tuition: Fall/Spring I $3,650.00
IEP Tuition: Fall/Spring II $3,650.00
Fees
International Processing Fee $45.00
Initial Housing Fee $100.00
Residence Halls
2-Person Room $845.00
3-Person Room $670.00
Meal Plans
14 Meals (plus $67 Flex Dollars) $1,118.00 + tax = $1,210.24
Unlimited Meals (plus $50 Flex Dollars) $1,095.00 + tax = $1,293.59
IEP Supplemental Meal Plan $170.00

*Please reference the Financial Information listed with the Schedule of Classes for additional fees that may apply.

 

 

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