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Dallas Baptist University

At Dallas Baptist University, students experience an education that fully integrates Christian faith and academic learning. DBU professors focus on the individual: mentoring, advising, counseling, and guiding each student through the college experience and beyond. DBU’s education emphasizes service-learning, critical thinking, and communication skills that prepare you to be a servant leader in any calling. In addition, DBU offers students a campus unmatched in the region for its beauty and a rich campus life where students make life-long friendships and memories, while learning to become a servant leader in all that they do. Request Information

Estimating Taxes for the FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)must be completed every year by students who wish to be considered for federal and state aid. Because federal and state funds are provided on a first-come, first served basis, you and your child need to complete the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1 of the year for which aid is needed.


Letters of Recommendations for College Admissions

Letters of recommendation play a significant role in the college admissions process. Admissions officers turn to recommendation letters to get an idea of how others view you. Utilize these tips to get the best recommendations as possible.


Parenting a College Student: Preparing Your Student for Campus Life

College life brings a whole new set of responsibilities. Balancing increased academic workloads, a new social life, a new job, exercise, leisure activities, and religious/spiritual values present students with a great deal of stress and anxiety. In addition, students add new responsibilities for managing life outside the classroom in ways that previously had been handled by their parents. Taking on personal and financial responsibility may be completely new to some. Others may have had experience in these areas, but may be intimidated by the thought of so much responsibility without the parental safety net.


The Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes of Campus Activities

Remember that good old-fashioned children’s song “Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes”? What seemed like a silly childhood game actually represented much more. It fit the bill for both energizing kids and promoting kinetic intelligence. A simple Google search will unveil a variety of alternative verses to this popular children’s song. It seems songwriters, teachers, and children all enjoy creating unique lyrics to gain a renewed interest in learning. In a similar way, college campuses offer unique opportunities for student involvement. Delve into the lyrics of that song a bit more and you’ll find a foundation for campus activity involvement with a focus on ministry. With a head for learning, shoulders of a difference-maker, attitude of the knees, and toes for balance, campus ministry is brought to life through this song.