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 rating336 of 81740 of 100
Fund acquisition rating192 of 81725 of 100
Resource allocation rating600 of 81774 of 100
Asset utilization rating311 of 81736 of 100

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
19%9%7%8%9%8%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
2%1%1%1%1%1%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
10%10%13%11%12%13%
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
90%90%87%89%88%87%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
85%79%80%80%79%78%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
97%95%92%96%95%94%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
82%75%73%76%75%73%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
3%5%8%4%5%6%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
2%3%6%3%3%5%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
13%20%19%20%20%21%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.520.590.610.640.650.63
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
2.889.079.0315.5622.6615.04
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.695.375.519.9514.759.41
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
5.862.712.901.681.091.26
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.170.370.340.600.910.80
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.801.411.430.490.070.26
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
27%7%5%5%5%6%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
17%2%1%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
142%157%155%149%146%150%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20192018201720162015
Cash$18,111,758$15,057,072$7,829,057$3,688,030$8,001,550
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$5,590,443$7,858,064$4,491,119$4,371,212$4,138,545
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$23,702,201$22,915,136$12,320,176$8,059,242$12,140,095
Long-term investments$51,714,939$50,218,801$46,419,285$40,829,007$41,049,515
Fixed assets$134,607,669$127,800,743$127,816,788$129,245,967$124,828,002
Other long-term assets$4,944,631$5,907,140$5,141,016$4,516,447$4,539,750
Total long-term assets$191,267,239$183,926,684$179,377,089$174,591,421$170,417,267
Total assets$214,969,440$206,841,820$191,697,265$182,650,663$182,557,362
 
Liabilities20192018201720162015
Payables and accrued expenses$4,080,675$4,043,880$3,869,596$4,071,100$6,216,916
Other current liabilities$4,671,843$3,851,594$3,475,175$3,302,056$3,441,883
Total current liabilities$8,752,518$7,895,474$7,344,771$7,373,156$9,658,799
Debt$5,047,110$1,507,928$0$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$2,043,396$1,680,664$1,897,708$1,775,442$1,334,561
Total long-term liabilities$7,090,506$3,188,592$1,897,708$1,775,442$1,334,561
Total liabilities$15,843,024$11,084,066$9,242,479$9,148,598$10,993,360
 
Net assets20192018201720162015
Unrestricted$150,042,207$141,370,052$138,143,091$134,646,528$132,860,715
Temporarily restricted$12,432,071$19,438,457$11,619,274$8,826,552$11,093,652
Permanently restricted$36,652,138$34,949,245$32,692,421$30,028,985$27,609,635
Net assets$199,126,416$195,757,754$182,454,786$173,502,065$171,564,002
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20192018201720162015
Total contributions$13,452,828$18,377,322$13,991,203$15,079,208$15,651,058
Program service revenue$117,394,743$115,993,799$111,242,382$107,587,698$104,433,657
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$2,672,351$2,343,968$2,866,527$2,005,460$1,822,739
Other revenue$92,720$488,323$122,577$203,998$209,203
Total other revenue$120,159,814$118,826,090$114,231,486$109,797,156$106,465,599
Total revenue$133,612,642$137,203,412$128,222,689$124,876,364$122,116,657
 
Expenses20192018201720162015
Program services$100,450,981$100,539,478$97,509,803$93,428,177$88,919,399
Management and general$25,530,740$24,497,468$24,035,197$24,128,167$23,995,054
Fundraising$1,235,211$1,233,699$1,056,621$1,309,084$1,277,250
Total expenses$127,216,932$126,270,645$122,601,621$118,865,428$114,191,703
 
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)$6,395,710$10,932,767$5,621,068$6,010,936$7,924,954
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$6,395,710$10,932,767$5,621,068$6,010,936$7,924,954

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Wright Adam CPresident$632,909
Cook Gary RChancellor$560,605
Heefner Daniel JHead Baseball Coach$381,709
Johnson Jeffrey PVP For Advancement$229,346
Ingram Jr Osmond CAsst Professor of Leadership$227,400
Murrah Matthew TVP For Financial Affairs$226,142
Hedin Norma SVP and Provost$217,254
Goodyear Jack TDean$216,393
Thomason Brent AAsst Professor of Biblical Studies$214,563
Lemons James CProfessor of Theological Studies$214,384
Dowd Dennis CSr Advisor To the President$208,687
Hines Cory DVP For Enrollment$201,750
Teat Jonathan SVP For Administrative Affa$181,569
Killingsworth V BlakeVP For Communications$159,861
Byers Randall DVP For Intl Affairs$156,476
Harley James RVP For Student Affairs$148,231
Purushotham SanjayPt Staff$56,879
Pedersen Herbert LAdjunct Instructor$23,655
Ammons Gregory LAdjunct Instructor$16,600
Harris Ronald LAdjunct Instructor$3,650

Compensation data as of: 5/31/2019


Response from ministry

No response has been provided by this ministry.


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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