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Is DBU a Good School for the Money?

Dallas Baptist University Value Report

Is a DBU degree worth it? Only you know for sure, but College Factual's value analysis can help answer that question. Keep reading for more.

Within Texas, DBU Offers Good Quality for a High Price.

Below Average Texas Value
Top 25% Texas Quality

Dallas Baptist University is ranked #21 out of #85 in Texas for quality and #51 out of #67 for Texas value.

This makes it a good quality, but overpriced in the state.

State Value Ranking  51 out of 67
Great Value
State Value Score  23.88 out of 100
Great Value

Do you qualify for in-state tuition? Check the DBU financial aid page to be sure.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Top 50% National Quality

Dallas Baptist University is ranked #917 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe Dallas Baptist University is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)

National Value Ranking  917 out of 1472
Great Value
National Value Score  37.70 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Alfred University $122,377 B+
Colby - Sawyer College $135,297 C
Queens College $139,586 C-
Dallas Baptist University $141,743 D+
Sonoma State University $145,874 D
California Baptist University $160,340 D-
University of Missouri - Kansas City $162,705 F
University of Hartford $168,099 F
Montana State University $169,758 F
Woodbury University $202,210 F

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $141,743 For That Piece of Paper

On average, a bachelor's degree from DBU will cost you about $141,743. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $33,195 and a typical 4.27 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost $33,195
Average Years to Graduate 4.27
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $141,743

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average DBU net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on DBU cost.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$132,532 In-State With Aid
$183,691 Avg Cost No Aid
4.27 Years to Graduate

The net price YOU pay may be very different than the typical net price.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how DBU value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $183,691 #582 B-
All Students $141,743 #917 D+
Only Students Receiving Aid $132,532 #939 D+
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $183,691 #33 C
All Students $141,743 #51 D-
Only Students Receiving Aid $132,532 #52 D-

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Texas.

About 97% of DBU students receive financial aid. Get more details on what DBU financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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