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All applicants who are not U.S. citizens, or do not possess a permanent residence card, should make application through the International Office (not the office of Graduate Programs). The International Office is located in the Moon International Center on the east side of the campus. The Director of the International Office may be contacted by phone at (214) 333-6905 or by e-mail: (globalinfo@dbu.edu).

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In addition to meeting the requirements outlined in the Admission Procedures, international applicants must meet the following requirements:

1. Submit proof of ability to meet the financial requirements while in attendance at Dallas Baptist University
2.

Submit proof of ability to meet the financial requirements while in attendance at Dallas Baptist University;

To fulfill English requirements, select one of the following: (A) Official TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score results must be submitted for the applicant to be considered for admission: a paper test score of 550, or a computer-based test score of 213 or an internet-based test score of 79 must be attained on the TOEFL, or (B) Official IELTS (International English Language-Testing System) overall band score of 6 with no individual band lower than 5, or (C) Students may complete the Intensive English Program at DBU to satisfy English requirements, thus no TOEFL or IELTS would be required*, or (D) The TOEFL, IELTS or IEP program may be waived at the discretion of the Director of International Admissions and Immigration if 24 credit hours with a GPA of 3.0 or higher have been completed at other regionally accredited institutions in the United States. International students may be interviewed and tested by DBU staff to determine their ability to communicate effectively in English. (E) Note: The following countries are not required to prove English ability:  United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada (except Quebec), South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Kenya, British Caribbean Islands, Belize, and English speaking countries in the West Indies upon the appeal to committee and approval by the direction of international admissions (Jamaica, etc.).

* Intensive English Program

 

The IEP is conducted in five 8-week terms during the year.

Hours of instruction per week:

4 Grammar

4 Writing Composition

4 Reading

4 Academic Credit Course (e.g., RELI 1305,

   COMA 1302, BUAD 5301)

3 Conversation

3-2 Academic Skills

(Levels 5-6: 3 hours,  Levels 1-4: 2 hours)

22 hours TOTAL INSTRUCTION

(Levels 5-6;  Levels 1-4: 21 hours )

2-3 LAB hours per week 

   (Levels 5-6: 2 hours,  Levels 1-4: 3 hours)

   Includes Conversation practice hour, and “lab  

   class”

2 hours Chapel per week

   University Chapel in the fall and spring semesters

   IEP Christian Perspectives course in summer term

26  TOTAL HOURS / WEEK

3. An international applicant who holds an F-1 student visa is required to carry a full course of study in the fall and spring semesters. According to Immigration and Customs Enforcement regulations, a full-time load for a graduate student is nine hours. By choice, students may elect to take more hours.
4. Official transcripts must be provided. A translation of international transcript(s) to the U.S. system of grading by a recognized credential evaluation service in the U.S. may be necessary.
5. Copy of Passport Page
6.

Vaccinations

7.

DBU Housing

  • Residence Hall Application (for DBU housing students only) – The Residence Hall Application needs to be fully completed by students who will reside in DBU Housing.  This document should be completed before moving into housing.

 

Dallas Baptist University understands the unique characteristics of international education and recognizes the diverse background and qualifications of our prospective students.  In circumstances where an applicant has received a three-year bachelor's degree from a government recognized non-US institution, DBU will consider the three-year bachelor's degree as sufficient to meet the undergraduate degree requirement needed for application to graduate programs.

To request more information call (214) 333-5426 or e-mail: globalinfo@dbu.edu

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This school is authorized under Federal Law to enroll nonimmigrant students.

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