University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

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School Overview

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (UMHB), located in Belton, Texas, USA, is a co-educational, Christian liberal arts school. It was founded in 1845 by the Republic of Texas as Baylor Female College. The university now has about 2,700 students and offers bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees.

UMHB is fully accredited from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and is affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas.

The school has a student/faculty ratio of 15/1. In 2007, UMHB’s first doctoral program (which lead to the Doctor of Education) began with twenty-one students in its inaugural class.

General Information

Admission Office
900 College Street
UMHB Box 8004
Belton, TX 76513
(254) 295-4520
(800) 727-8642
Fax: (254) 295-5049

Contact: Robbin Steen
Director of Admissions and Recruiting
Main Address
900 College Street
Belton, TX 76513
(254) 295-8642

www.umhb.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 2,502
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 479
Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,502
Graduate enrollment: 199

Setting
Suburban setting
Large town (10,000 – 49,999)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Online application fee: $35
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 43%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 63%

Admissions Considerations
Secondary school GPA: Required
Secondary school rank: Required
Secondary school record: Required
Recommendations: Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT): Required

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2011
Number of Applicants: 9,246
Percent Admitted: 42%
Percented Admitted Who Enrolled: 16%

Test Scores: Fall 2011

SAT Critical Reading

  • 450 (25th Percentile)
  • 570 (75th Percentile)

SAT Math

  • 470 (25th Percentile)
  • 580 (75th Percentile)

SAT Writing

  • 430 (25th Percentile)
  • 550 (75th Percentile)

ACT Composite

  • 20 (25th Percentile)
  • 26 (75th Percentile)

ACT English

  • 19 (25th Percentile)
  • 25 (75th Percentile)

ACT Math

  • 20 (25th Percentile)
  • 25 (75th Percentile)

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Student Gender

Undergraduate Student Age

Undergraduate Student Residence

Graduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Retention and Graduation Rates

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $17,700 $18,390 $20,650 $21,600 +4.60%
Books and Supplies $1,200 $1,200 $1,200 $1,200 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $4,700 $5,350 $5,350 $6,040 +12.90%
Other $3,372 $3,340 $3,440 $3,660 +6.40%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Other $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $26,972 $28,280 $30,640 $32,500 +6.07%
In-state Off Campus $18,900 $19,590 $21,850 $22,800 +4.35%
In-state with Family $18,900 $19,590 $21,850 $22,800 +4.35%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $11,970
In-state Student Fees $1,350
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $11,970
Out-of-state Student Fees $1,350

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 419 88%
Grant or scholarship aid 416 88% $3,708,348 $8,914
• Federal grants 107 23% $431,153 $4,029
• Pell grants 105 22% $336,028 $3,200
• Other federal grants 79 17% $95,125 $1,204
Local and state government scholarships or grantss 239 50% $895,189 $3,746
Institutional scholarships or grants 377 79% $2,382,006 $6,318
Student loan financial aid 321 68% $3,122,825 $9,728
• Federal student loans 316 67% $2,390,378 $7,564
• Other student loans 68 14% $732,447 $10,771

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 494 53 7
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 24
Biomedical Sciences, General 24
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 74 7
Accounting 17
Business Administration and Management, General 32 7
Business/commerce, General 3
Finance, General 12
Management Information Systems, General 1
Marketing/marketing Management, General 9
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 17
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 17
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 16 3
Computer and Information Sciences, General 1
Computer Graphics 10
Computer Science 5
Information Science/studies 3
Education 81 35 7
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services 21
Education, General
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 8 7
Elementary Education and Teaching 42
English/language Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education 1
Music Teacher Education 3
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 29 6
Reading Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education 5
Special Education and Teaching, General 1
English Language and Literature/letters 10
English Language and Literature, General 10
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 5
Spanish Language and Literature 5
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 85 5
Athletic Training/trainer 3
Nursing Education 5
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 82
History 18
History, General 18
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 10
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration 10
Human Services, General
Social Work
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 41
General Studies 41
Mathematics and Statistics 3
Mathematics, General 3
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 6 2
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 1
Sport and Fitness Administration/management 5
Sports Studies 2
Physical Sciences 7
Chemistry, General 7
Psychology 40 1
Comparative Psychology 1
Educational Psychology 1
Psychology, General 39
Social Sciences 27
Political Science and Government, General 4
Sociology 23
Theology and Religious Vocations 9
Bible/biblical Studies 1
Pastoral Studies/counseling 6
Religious/sacred Music
Theology/theological Studies 2
Visual and Performing Arts 21
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General 3
Fine/studio Arts, General 16
Music Performance, General 2
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General Performance B
Music Theory/Composition B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biomedical Sciences B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics B
Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems B

Education

Chemistry Teacher Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Clinical Laboratory Science B
Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Christian Studies B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Bible Studies B
Pastoral Counseling B
Religious/Sacred Music B
Theology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(800) 727-8642
Website:www.umhb.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.umhb.edu/prospective/apps_and_forms.html
Address:900 College St, Belton, TX 76513-2599
Setting:23
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:3,906
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):47%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,411 (87% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$26,550
Out-of-state Tuition:$26,550
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:97%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$13,776

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services71
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs5
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services31
Education1143
Engineering1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs125
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies22
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences1
Psychology4
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences2
Theology and Religious Vocations3
Visual and Performing Arts5
Grand total25912

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Grand total1

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Mary Hardin-Baylor and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$26,550
Out-of-state$26,550
Books and supplies$1,300

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$16,390
Out-of-state$16,390

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid70297%
Grant or scholarship aid69896%$13,776
Student loan aid53073%$6,704

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,96592%$11,659
Federal student loans2,17167%$7,309

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of Mary Hardin-Baylor students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants8,9542,9196,035
Percent admitted100%79%79%
Percent admitted who enrolled8%10%8%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment3,906
Undergraduate enrollment3,278
Graduate enrollment628

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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