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OF FORMER STUDENTS
Students previously enrolled and in good academic standing in an undergraduate degree program who wish to re-enter DBU after absence of more than 24 months are required to submit the one-page Application for Re-Admission and new official transcripts from each college or university attended since the last enrollment at DBU. The $25 admission application fee is waived and the 250-word essay is not required.
Students who have been absent from DBU for over five years must re-submit the full Undergraduate Application for Admission, 250-word essay, and transcripts of all college/university work completed prior to and since last enrollment at DBU. The $25 admission application fee is waived for these students.
All students applying for re-admission to the University must have no outstanding financial obligation to DBU and must be current on all student loans. Students applying for re-admission to DBU must meet the current admission standards as listed in the Transfer Admission Criteria or Professional Studies Admission Criteria.
interested in taking courses, but who are not seeking a degree
from DBU, may be admitted for non-degree study. All
non-degree seeking applicants should apply through the Office
of Undergraduate Admissions and are advised by the Registrar.
Students registering for courses with prerequisites must submit
an official transcript confirming credit for the required
prerequisites. Non-degree status would apply to persons
in the following categories:
students who are continuing students at another university
may be admitted to DBU as transient students. A photocopy
of the applicant's most recent grade report or transcript
must be submitted with a completed application and the $25.00
application fee. Transient students are admitted for ONE
SEMESTER. If they wish to continue at DBU, they
must return to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and
reapply as transfer students.
A post-baccalaureate student is one who currently holds
a bachelor's degree, yet is enrolled in undergraduate courses
and is not seeking a second bachelor's degree at DBU. Post-baccalaureate
students must submit a completed application, the $25 application
fee, and a transcript from the university at which their
bachelor's degree was earned.
who do not hold a bachelor's degree and do not wish to pursue
one, but wish to take credited classes at DBU, may apply as
a Non-Degree-Seeking Student. Applicants must submit
a completed application and the $25 application fee.
Students registering for courses with prerequisites must
submit an official transcript confirming credit for the
audit student is one who visits in a course. Auditors have
the privilege of hearing or observing only. The privilege
does not include evaluation of work or participation in
discussion or laboratory practice. No credit is given for
an audited course. An audit student may also be regularly
enrolled in other courses. All arrangements for auditing
classes are to be made in the Registrar's Office.
RESIDENT ALIEN STUDENTS
students who are not citizens of the U.S., but do have official
permanent resident status, must also submit the following:
photocopy of your official, current Permanent Resident
Alien (PRA) card. DBU admissions personnel must photocopy
||Original transcripts of all high school
and college grades with literal translations into English.
Students attempting to transfer credits received in secondary
degrees or courses completed at universities outside the
United States must send official transcripts to an approved
evaluation service at the student's expense.
official score of at least 525 on the paper-based Test
Of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam, or 197
on the computer-based exam. Students who meet one of
the following criteria are exempt from taking the TOEFL:
English is your first language.
B. Graduation from an English-speaking high school.
C. 30 hours or more of transferable college credit from
Baptist University admits qualifying undocumented non-citizens
who meet the admissions criteria of the University and who
are eligible to sign an affidavit of Texas residency as described
in Texas House Bill 1403. The University will consider admission
of out-of-state undocumented non-citizens if such applicants
intend to pursue permanent residency status in the United
States of America at the earliest opportunity they are eligible
to do so. Each applicant who is an undocumented non-citizen
of the United States of America must sign and execute an affidavit
of residency and submit it to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions for
consideration. Section 2 of House Bill 1403 states that an
individual who is a non-citizen can be considered a resident
of the State of Texas if the individual resided with a parent,
court-appointed legal guardian or conservator while attending
a public or private high school in the State of Texas and:
|Graduated from a public or
private high school or received the equivalent of a high
school diploma (GED) in the State of Texas.
||Resided in the State of Texas for at
least 36 consecutive months as of the date the person
graduated from high school or received the equivalent
of a high school diploma (GED).
||Registers as an entering student in a
college or university that is supported by the State of
Texas not earlier than the 2001 fall semester, and
||Provides the college or university that
is supported by the State of Texas an affidavit that the
individual will file an application to become a permanent
resident at the earliest opportunity the individual is
eligible to do so.
an undocumented non-citizen applicant to Dallas Baptist University
meets the requirements as stated in sections 1 and 2 above,
and intends to file an application to become a permanent resident
at the earliest opportunity the individual is eligible to
do so as stated in section 4 above, he/she must complete the
following affidavit and submit it to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
Out-of-state undocumented non-citizens must contact the Office
of Undergraduate Admissions for further instructions.
students are invited to apply for admission to the University
by submitting a completed admission application form to the
International Admissions Office. Questions regarding admission should
be directed to the International Admissions Office at (214) 333-6905,
or FAX (214) 333-5409, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn more about International
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