University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (UMHB)

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University of Mary Hardin-Baylor can be found in Belton, TX, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. UMHB has an enrollment of around 3,100 students.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores within the range of 1370 (25th percentile) to 1670 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and between 21 (25th percentile) to 27 (75th percentile) on the ACT is typical among applicants that get into UMHB. We were able to estimate the UMHB average GPA (3.06 - 3.33) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 85% of all applicants are accepted to UMHB, from which 14% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UMHB Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for University of Mary Hardin-Baylor was reported as 84.7% in Fall 2013 with over 5,540 college applications submitted to UMHB. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • UMHB SAT Scores: 1370 - 1670
  • UMHB ACT Scores: 21 - 27
  • UMHB Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Mary Hardin-Baylor?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for UMHB has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 46.6%
  • 2010-2011: 37.4%
  • 2011-2012: 27.4%
  • 2012-2013: 35.9%
  • 2013-2014: 84.7%
  • Projected UMHB Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 53.4%

How Does UMHB Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is fifty-three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Southwestern University52.2%
Concordia University-Texas46.9%
Huston-Tillotson University45.9%
Saint Edward's University78.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to UMHB (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading460 - 560
Math480 - 580
Writing430 - 530
Total Score1370 - 1670
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 26
Math20 - 26
Composite Score21 - 27
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