Dallas Baptist University

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Summary

Dallas Baptist University is a Christ-centered liberal arts university that fully integrates Biblical faith and academic learning and is dedicated to developing servant leaders.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Dallas Baptist University
3000 Mountain Creek Parkway
Dallas, TX 75211

Website: dbu.edu

Phone: 214-333-7100

Email: admiss@dbu.edu


Organization details

EIN: 756001300

CEO/President: Adam Wright

Chairman: Dr. Gary Cook

Board size: 0

Founder:

Year founded: 1946

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 05/30

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


Purpose

Building a great Christian university that is pleasing to God by producing Christ-centered servant leaders who are transforming the world.


Mission statement

The mission of Dallas Baptist University is to provide Christ-centered quality higher education in the arts, sciences, and professional studies at both the undergraduate and graduate levels to traditional age and adult students in order to produce servant leaders who have the ability to integrate faith and learning through their respective callings.


Statement of faith

Transparency grade

C

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Colleges/Universities

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating366 of 91337 of 111
Fund acquisition rating211 of 91525 of 111
Resource allocation rating708 of 91584 of 111
Asset utilization rating323 of 91332 of 111

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
15%7%9%7%8%9%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
2%1%1%1%1%1%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
13%12%10%13%11%12%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
2%1%1%1%1%1%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
87%88%90%87%89%88%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
84%79%79%80%80%79%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
96%97%95%92%96%95%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
81%76%75%73%76%75%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
4%3%5%8%4%5%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
3%2%3%6%3%3%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
13%21%20%19%20%20%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.510.610.590.610.640.65
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
2.7310.649.079.0315.5622.66
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.626.485.375.519.9514.75
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
6.082.842.712.901.681.09
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.160.350.370.340.600.91
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.951.201.411.430.490.07
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
27%7%7%5%5%5%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
16%2%2%1%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
139%153%157%155%149%146%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20202019201820172016
Cash$15,548,043$18,111,758$15,057,072$7,829,057$3,688,030
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$4,682,727$5,590,443$7,858,064$4,491,119$4,371,212
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$20,230,770$23,702,201$22,915,136$12,320,176$8,059,242
Long-term investments$53,952,805$51,714,939$50,218,801$46,419,285$40,829,007
Fixed assets$136,669,400$134,607,669$127,800,743$127,816,788$129,245,967
Other long-term assets$4,389,929$4,944,631$5,907,140$5,141,016$4,516,447
Total long-term assets$195,012,134$191,267,239$183,926,684$179,377,089$174,591,421
Total assets$215,242,904$214,969,440$206,841,820$191,697,265$182,650,663
 
Liabilities20202019201820172016
Payables and accrued expenses$3,849,402$4,080,675$4,043,880$3,869,596$4,071,100
Other current liabilities$3,261,730$4,671,843$3,851,594$3,475,175$3,302,056
Total current liabilities$7,111,132$8,752,518$7,895,474$7,344,771$7,373,156
Debt$4,863,944$5,047,110$1,507,928$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$2,215,259$2,043,396$1,680,664$1,897,708$1,775,442
Total long-term liabilities$7,079,203$7,090,506$3,188,592$1,897,708$1,775,442
Total liabilities$14,190,335$15,843,024$11,084,066$9,242,479$9,148,598
 
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$149,313,419$150,042,207$141,370,052$138,143,091$134,646,528
With donor restrictions$51,739,150$49,084,209$54,387,702$44,311,695$38,855,537
Net assets$201,052,569$199,126,416$195,757,754$182,454,786$173,502,065
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20202019201820172016
Total contributions$15,774,419$13,452,828$18,377,322$13,991,203$15,079,208
Program service revenue$115,362,227$117,394,743$115,993,799$111,242,382$107,587,698
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$2,982,661$2,672,351$2,343,968$2,866,527$2,005,460
Other revenue$1,095,036$92,720$488,323$122,577$203,998
Total other revenue$119,439,924$120,159,814$118,826,090$114,231,486$109,797,156
Total revenue$135,214,343$133,612,642$137,203,412$128,222,689$124,876,364
 
Expenses20202019201820172016
Program services$102,946,219$100,450,981$100,539,478$97,509,803$93,428,177
Management and general$27,119,271$25,530,740$24,497,468$24,035,197$24,128,167
Fundraising$1,068,748$1,235,211$1,233,699$1,056,621$1,309,084
Total expenses$131,134,238$127,216,932$126,270,645$122,601,621$118,865,428
 
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$4,080,105$6,395,710$10,932,767$5,621,068$6,010,936
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$4,080,105$6,395,710$10,932,767$5,621,068$6,010,936

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Wright Adam CPresident$658,333
Cook Gary RChancellor$575,307
Heefner Daniel JHead Baseball Coach$397,729
Hedin Norma SVP and Provost$248,401
Murrah Matthew TVP For Financial Affairs$241,428
Johnson Jeffrey PDean$226,043
Goodyear Jack TDean$223,529
Ingram Jr Osmond CAsst Professor of Leadersh$221,648
Naugle Deemie JAssociate Provost$219,897
Lemons James CProfessor of Theological S$200,377
Dowd Dennis CSr. Advisor To the President$198,107
Teat Jonathan SVP For Administrative Affa$191,413
Killingsworth V BlakeVP For Communications$162,012
Byers Randall DVP For Intl Affairs$155,575
Powers Christa GGeneral Counsel$141,582
Harley James RVP For Student Affairs$138,555
Hefton Ryan MVice President For Advancement$107,529
Purushotham SanjayPt Staff$41,502
Pedersen Herbert LAdjunct Instructor$26,181
Ammons Gregory LAdjunct Instructor$17,983
Martin Jr Hubert RPt Staff$12,423
Harris Ronald LAdjunct Instructor$3,650

Compensation data as of: 5/31/2020


Response from ministry

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 8/6/2020. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


History

DBU's forerunner, Decatur Baptist College, was founded in 1898 as the first junior college in Texas. For years, the school called the small town of Decatur home, producing outstanding young men and women who filled churches, classrooms, hospitals, and businesses around the nation. In 1965, the school relocated to the scenic foothills of southwest Dallas, becoming a four-year institution and eventually being renamed Dallas Baptist University when it began offering graduate-level degrees. Today, DBU has a variety of degrees on the undergraduate, master's, and doctoral levels. Well into our second century, DBU continues to press forward in our mission to produce servant leaders who will transform the world.


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