The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor traces its distinguished history to the days when Texas had yet to gain statehood and when Baptist missionary work was just beginning in the frontier Republic. As early as 1839, representatives of churches in Washington County issued an appeal to the Home Mission Board of New York to inaugurate a missionary movement in Texas.
We believe an educated person is one who not only has mastered a chosen field of study but also has gained an understanding and appreciation for the intellectual and cultural traditions of a diverse world. Through traditional liberal arts programs and professional programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, the university seeks to develop graduates of strong Christian character and integrity who are able to communicate effectively, think critically, and solve complex problems. In addition, we strive to inspire a lifelong love for learning so that graduates may face challenges successfully in an ever-changing world.
The purpose of Institutional Research is to provide objective, systematic and thorough research that supports the institutions goals, planning, policy formation, and decision making. "Broadly, 'institutional research' is viewed as a range of activities involving the collection, analysis, and interpretation of information descriptive of an institution and its activities, including its students and staff, programs, management and operations.
Your UMHB Career Services Center is here to provide assistance to undergraduate and graduate students in career development and preparation endeavors.Programs include:
The purpose of the Bursar's Office is to provide billing and receipting of student tuition and fees along with various university cashiering functions.
Living in a campus house is considered a privilege that is only extended to those students who meet the criteria for selection. Criteria includes, but is not limited to:
Townsend Memorial Library supports the University's mission. The library faculty and staff are committed to quality service, continuous learning, and academic excellence in a Christian context.
Health Services are available free to provide health care and education to UMHB students. Emphasis is given to the whole student to include physical, mental, social, emotional and spiritual needs. The goal is to empower individuals with health care knowledge and Christian principles to make informed decisions about health-related issues.
The Student Organizations office is the ultimate resource to get students involved on campus. This website is a tool for you to browse different organizations, as well as, finding out information to start your own organization.
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.