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DBU Tuition & Cost

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How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
Costs for Dallas Baptist University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,320
Other Fees$1,250
Room and Board $8,568
Other Expenses Budget$2,997

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend Dallas Baptist University on a full time basis for 2020/2021 is $44,825 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $30,690 for tuition, $8,568 room and board, $1,320 for books and supplies and $1,250 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Dallas Baptist University is $30,690, the same as Texas residents.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Dallas Baptist University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Dallas Baptist University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$19,837
$30,001 to $48,000$24,468
$48,001 to $75,000$24,475
$75,001 to $110,000$27,185

The average reported annual net price for Dallas Baptist University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $26,062 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

97% of full-time undergrad Dallas Baptist University received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $16,981 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 44% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,876 and 14% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $15,109.

Finanical Aid Dallas Baptist University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $16,981 97%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $14,233 96%
Pell Grants $4,431 27%
Other Federal Grants $4,166 7%
State and Local Grants $3,642 36%
Federal Student Loans $4,876 44%
Other Student Loans $15,109 14%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Dallas Baptist University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $71,516. The loan balance of $71,516 is a four year multiple of the $17,879 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $682 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $71,516
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $682.34
Total Interest Paid $10,364.98
Sum of All Loan Payments $81,880.98

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year All Residents
1 $44,825
2 $47,141
3 $49,576
4 $52,137

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Dallas Baptist University to be $179,300 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 5.2% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Dallas Baptist University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $1,023 $3,069 $4,092

Estimated cost for a class at Dallas Baptist University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Dallas Baptist University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Dallas Baptist University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=224226 IPEDS survey data for Dallas Baptist University.