University Of Mary Hardin Baylor

University Of Mary Hardin Baylor

University of Mary Hardin Baylor, commonly referred to as UMHB, is located in Belton, Texas, United States. It was founded in the year 1845 by the Republic of Texas. The first classes were offered in 1846. Students can choose from different academic programs in the fields of nursing, business administration, computer studies, communication, and medicine, among others. UMHB's academic divisions are:

  • College of Business
  • College of Christian Studies
  • College of Education
  • College of Humanities
  • College of Sciences
  • College of Visual and Performing Arts
  • Graduate School
  • Scott and White College of Nursing

University of Mary Hardin Baylor sponsors both men's and women's sports teams. The men's teams participate in baseball, basketball, tennis, football, golf, and soccer, and the women compete in basketball, tennis, soccer, golf, volleyball, and softball.

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University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
900 College St
Belton , TX 76513-2599
General Phone: (800) 727-8642

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University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching123education, educational administration, special ed, school counseling, elementary school teaching, English teaching, math teaching, music teaching, physical education teaching, ...
Liberal Arts92Spanish language, English, general studies, political science, sociology, history
Business and Management86business, business management, accounting, managerial economics, finance, MIS, marketing
Nursing and Emergency Medicine79registered nursing
Therapy and Counseling42psychology, educational psychology, mental health counseling
Computer Science and Engineering23computer and info science, information science, computer science, computer graphics
Religion and Philosophy20religion, Christian studies, bible studies, religious music, theology, pastoral counseling
Science16biology, biomedical sciences, call and molecular biology, chemistry
Family and Social Work16social work
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy15parks and recreation studies, sports and fitness management, athletic trainer
Media15communication studies, journalism
Fine Arts15fine arts
Drama and Performing Arts9drama
Security and Law Enforcement7criminal justice and administration
Medical Support and Technology2clinical lab tech
Music1music performance, music theory and composition

Number of programs and degrees for University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree50052
Master's degree6411

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Student Body

In 2007-2008, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor had a total enrollment of 2,651 students (2,312 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 49%
Women 51%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 91%
Graduate 9%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 71%
Black 12%
Hispanic 12%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 31%
20-21 29%
22-24 18%
25-29 8%
30-34 5%
35-39 3%
40-49 4%
50-64 2%

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 60 %

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Room and Board (2007)

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor offers campus housing for 1,213 of its 2,312 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Belton, Texas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Texas Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal450560
SAT Math460570
SAT Writing440540
ACT Verbal1824
ACT Math1924
ACT Composite2025

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT62%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT59%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 18,340
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 18,340
Room and board $ 5,350
Books and supplies $ 1,200
Other expenses $ 3,696

Financial Aid:
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 358800)

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Faculty

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track2425
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1225

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year1*0*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*0*
Instructorcalendar year1*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year3$69,2101*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year20$69,88810$66,925
Associate professoracademic year17$61,21126$56,437
Assistant professoracademic year17$51,54626$51,616
Instructoracademic year2*5$46,692
All faculty totalacademic year56$61,47667$55,404

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football American Southwest Conference
Basketball American Southwest Conference
Baseball American Southwest Conference

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Finance, General
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Graphics
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Science/Studies

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Chemistry Teacher Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Education, General
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
History, General
Political Science and Government, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist

Music Performance, General
Music Theory and Composition

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Christian Studies
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious/Sacred Music
Theology/Theological Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Chemistry, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Educational Psychology
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
Psychology, General

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