UMHB was chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas making us the oldest continuously operating college in the state.UMHB's vision is to become the university of choice for Christian higher education in the Southwest.More than 3,200 students representing 27 foreign countries. 90% of full-time freshmen live on campus.Our student-to-faculty ratio cultivates an environment where you can grow and thrive.Over 90% of our students receive some form of financial aid.Belton is located in the heart of Central Texas, 60 miles north of Austin on Interstate 35.
The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor prepares students for leadership, service, and faith-informed discernment in a global society. Academic excellence, personal attention, broad-based scholarship and a commitment to a Baptist vision for education distinguish our Christ-centered learning community
The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane,
Some details you may cover under this section are the Year of Establishment & Mission of the Institute, the various Accreditations, Ranking & Recognitions, whether Public or Private Institute, USP’s for International Students & International Student Strength & also the Courses which are highly demanded by Students.
We have a beautiful and historic campus, a fun and friendly community, and a broad selection of academic programs, from the Undergraduate all the way to the Doctoral level. Find your way to our campus.
If you're unable to attend one of our live tours, feel free to explore our campus through the virtual tour experience.
Special UMHB rates are available at each of these local establishments:
- Hilton Garden Inn Temple, (254) 773-0200
- LaQuinta Inn & Suites in Belton, (254) 939-2772
- Residence Inn by Marriott, (254) 773-8400
Additional information on local hotel accommodations may be obtained by contacting:
Belton Chamber of Commerce
Temple Chamber of Commerce
List of Departments
/ Schools / Faculty / College
- Chemistry and Geology
- Christian Ministry
- Christian Studies
- Communication and Media Studies
- Computer Studies
- Criminal Justice
- Engineering Science
- Environmental Science
- Exercise Science
- Graphic Design
- International Business
- Physical Education / Coaching
- Political Science
- Pre-Physical Therapy
- Public Relations
- Social Work
- Sport Management
- Masters Degrees
- Master of Arts in Counseling
- Master of Business Administration
- Master of Education
- Master of Exercise Science
- Master of Science in Information Systems
- Master of Science in Nursing
The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor makes available a broad range of financial assistance to worthy and qualified students. Most financial aid is awarded in accordance with demonstrated need for assistance, as determined by use of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Certain University scholarships are awarded upon the basis of excellence in academics or proficiency in a particular field of study or activity.
All financial aid is granted for no more than a nine-month academic period. Financial aid is renewable each year, upon reapplication, if the student is in good academic standing. Possible changes in the amount of aid for each succeeding year may occur because of changes in funding levels and applicants' financial data.
President's Scholarship - $60,000
Valedictorian & Salutatorian Scholarship - $60,000
Vice President's Scholarship - $40,000
Freshman Honor Scholarship - $20,000
Transfer Honor Scholarship - $12,000
All Scholarship Recipients Must Meet the Following Requirements:
- Graduate from an accredited high school if award is based on class rank.
- Maintain full time status of 12 or more hours each fall and spring semester.
- Final official Academic Transcripts must be in the student's admission file by July 1 for the fall semester or November 1 for the spring semester.
- Academic Scholarships listed above are limited to one per student.
- Scholarship criteria are subject to change each year.
January and September will be the intakes
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