Dallas Christian College

Dallas, TX

Dallas Christian College, founded in 1965, is a private, coeducational, church-affiliated college. Its campus is located in Dallas.

Website: www.dallas.edu/

Private
Co-ed
252
Undergraduate
Students
(42.5%) 107 Women
(57.5%) 145 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
23% of 225 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.04
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$26,516
Tuition and Fees
$16,506
Room and Board
$9,010
Average Percent of Need Met
52%
Average Freshman Award
$5,700
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$15,000
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
8
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 31% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 17% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
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Campus Life

Dallas Population
1,241,162
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Dallas-Fort Worth
Freshman Housing Guarantee
 
Students in College Housing
46% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
Crusaders
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.8% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.8% Asian
24.0% Black/African-American
17.5% Hispanic/Latino
5.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
46.3% White
4.5% Unknown
International Students
2.4% from 6 countries
First-Year Students Returning
47.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
23.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
52.0%
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   3
Science   2
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies   3
History   3
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Writing component recommended
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Used for admission
ACT: Used for admission

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
2700 Christian Parkway
City, State, Zip
Dallas, TX 75234-7299
Phone
(972) 241-3371 x155
Fax
(972) 241-8021
E-mail
dcc@dallas.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$30
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer of Admission
August 15
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
Required for some freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
23% of 225 applicants were admitted
Women
19% of 127 applicants were admitted
Men
28% of 98 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
32 (63%) of 51 admitted students enrolled
Women
15 (63%) of 24 admitted students enrolled
Men
17 (63%) of 27 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.04
3.75 and Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
Not reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not reported

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 8%
Top quarter: 16%
Top half: 44%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$26,516
Tuition and Fees
$16,506
Room and Board
$9,010
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
finaid@dallas.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning May 10
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 006941
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
38 (84.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
28 (73.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
52%
Average Award
$5,700
Need-Based Gift
Received by 16 aid recipients, average amount $1,080
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 28 aid recipients, average amount $2,625
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 12 aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
4 (8.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,904

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
189 (79.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
132 (69.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
43%
Average Award
$3,940
Need-Based Gift
Received by 40 aid recipients, average amount $1,282
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 140 aid recipients, average amount $3,967
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 28 aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
26 (10.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,664

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
74%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$15,000
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
17.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
8.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
 
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Education, Religion/Biblical Studies
Number of Awards
66
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Music
Number of Awards
20
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
45
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, Religious Affiliation
Number of Awards
31
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,404
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Education, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Psychology, General
Most Popular Disciplines
Theology and religious vocations, Business/marketing, Education
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Summer session
Study Abroad
Not offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Not reported
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
8
Part-Time Faculty
48
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
7%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 31% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 17% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
61,160
Computer Ownership
Not reported
Computers Available on Campus
16
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Not available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
None

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Dallas Population
1,241,162
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Dallas-Fort Worth
Campus Size
22 acres

Weather

Temperature
32.7 average low in January, 91.9 average high in September
Rain
79 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
10 miles from campus in Dallas
Nearest Train Station
15 miles from campus in Dallas

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing
Students in College Housing
46% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
 
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
54%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Not available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Not available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Not available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Not offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
National Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
Crusaders
School Colors
 

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Volleyball x      
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Soccer x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Soccer x  
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, sand volleyball, soccer, table tennis, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
252
Women
107 (42.5%)
Men
145 (57.5%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
189
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.8% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.8% Asian
24.0% Black/African-American
17.5% Hispanic/Latino
5.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
46.3% White
4.5% Unknown
International Students.
2.4% from 6 countries
Average Age
 
All Graduate Students
Not reported

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
47.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
23.4%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
34%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
34.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
52.0%
Disciplines Pursued
Theology 24%
Education 4%

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