Undergraduate Admissions Checklist

The steps below are criteria for those applying to a bachelor's degree, associate's degree, or certificate program. Explore Undergraduate Programs >>

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Step 1: Apply for Admission

  • Application
  • Transcripts and Diplomas/Graduation Certificates
  • Essay
    • Topic: "Why I Want to Study at DBU", 250 word minimum
  • English Test Scores - not required for those going into IEP

Step 2: Immigration Verification

Step 3: Complete Pre-Arrival Documents & Reserve Housing

  • Immunizations
    • Tuberculosis Test Results
    • Meningitis Vaccine
      • Not required if you are 22 years or older
  • DBU Housing Request
    • Complete Online Housing Application
      • Upon your acceptance to DBU, a link will be sent to your listed email with login credentials to complete the housing application. If for some reason you do not receive this link, contact University Housing at housing@dbu.edu or 214-333-5455.
    • Report of Medical History
    • Additional Immunizations
      • TDap Vaccine
      • MMR Vaccine
  • Submit Scholarship Applications

Make sure to use the forms provided by DBU. Please complete and sign all sections of the DBU forms. Immunization and Test records must be dated and signed off by your doctor. 

Step 4: Register for Class & Arrival