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For current tuition and for special fees, please consult the current DBU Schedule of Classes.
Because economic conditions fluctuate, the University reserves the right to change tuition and other charges at the beginning of any semester if such change is judged necessary by the University.
Payment of Charges
All charges for the semester are due and payable at registration. Cash, check, MasterCard, VISA, Discover, or American Express are accepted.
In lieu of confirmed financial aid, a time payment plan is available requiring a 25% payment of all tuition and fees at registration and the balance in three equal monthly payments. A $50.00 deferred tuition administration fee will be assessed to the student account when utilizing the time payment plan.
All accounts must be paid in full before a student can receive a diploma, receive transcripts, or be permitted to register for the next semester or term. In the event that it should become necessary to place a student account in the hands of an agency for collection, the student will be responsible for payment of such additional amount as shall constitute reasonable fees for such collection. If there are any questions regarding financial arrangements, please call the cashier’s office. Receipts will be required for resolution of account discrepancies.
Students who are employees of companies which pay DBU directly for all or part of the student’s cost of tuition and fees may register by providing DBU the appropriate form with the required signatures on or before registration. Any amount not covered by the employer is to be paid by the student at registration. If for any reason the employer does not make a payment to DBU, students are responsible for all charges.
Studentsmust pay a transcript request fee plus any outstanding account balance with cash, check, or credit card. However, if the student desires his or her transcript to be processed within two working days, he or she must pay with cash or credit card. There will be a ten (10) day hold on transcript requests paid for by check.
In order to utilize the corporate reimbursement agreement, a student must have a portion of or all of the charges reimbursed by his employer. Any student whose employer reimburses less than 100% for the balance of the charges that are not covered by the employer will be required to pay in full or sign an installment note for the remaining portion. Below are the requirements for the corporate reimbursement agreement.
- The employer portion must be received within 45 days from the date of the last class meeting.
- Any student whose employer reimburses less than 100% of the student's charges must either immediately pay the remaining non-reimbursed portion of the student's charges or complete an installment note for the remaining non-reimbursed portion of the student's charges.
- If the employer does not pay tuition, fees, or other charges, then the student is responsible for immediate payment of his/her account to Dallas Baptist University.
- The student authorizes Dallas Baptist University to release grade report(s) or transcripts and any other financial or academic information concerning his/her account to the employer.
A student may receive partial or full credit for the semester’s tuition charge if he/she completes the official Add/Drop or withdrawal process through the Registrar’s Office. Please refer to the appropriate semester Schedule of Classes to determine the appropriate refund calculation. In the event of a course cancellation by the University, credit equal to 100% of tuition and fees will be given. Late Registration and/or absences from class have no bearing on refunds. Students suspended for academic or disciplinary reasons will not be entitled to a refund of tuition, fees, or housing.
Refunds of credit balances on student accounts will require a minimum of two weeks to be paid after the student has officially withdrawn through the Registrar’s Office. Financial aid payments are applied to student accounts after the close of the add/drop period. Credit balance refunds will be issued within two weeks after the financial aid is applied to the account. A refund will be issued only if the student’s balance is paid in full.
NOTE: Financial aid recipients who withdraw before 60% of the semester is completed will also be required to return a portion of the federal financial aid received. For further information, please consult the Financial Aid section of the catalog.
Dropping a Course(s)
During the Late Registration period, a student who officially drops a course(s) by going through the established procedure will not receive a grade for the course and will be subject to the same refund policy as a student who withdraws from school.
CAUTION: Any change in your class schedule may affect your financial aid. If you are receiving any form of financial assistance, check with the Financial Aid Office before changing your schedule. If you stop attending classes or withdraw from the University before completing at least 60% of the semester or term, you will be required to repay a portion of any federal financial aid you received.
Aid Office ~ (214) 333-5363
Cashier's Office ~ (214) 333-5336