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THE UMHB STORY

For 177 years, the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor has equipped students for purposeful lives that honor God. As the oldest continually operating university in Texas, we are fiercely proud of and immensely grateful for our unique story.

Propelled by an unapologetically Kingdom-minded commitment, UMHB is dedicated to helping students deepen their faith while championing each student’s remarkable potential.

Together, we live with purpose, on purpose.

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Count the ways

Chartered by the Republic of Texas, UMHB was established to provide the finest in Christian University higher education. And for 177 years, our focus on that mission has never wavered.

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Adrian Alvarado

Student

During my time at UMHB, I have gained more than a higher level of education. I’ve been equipped with a new perspective on my life, faith, and future. Through various opportunities to serve those around me, a new mindset toward action out of love has formed.

Adrian Alvarado

Student

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Photo for Pastor and Christian Broadcaster Dr. Tony Evans to Deliver the 2022 McLane Lecture

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (UMHB) is honored to welcome pastor and syndicated Christian broadcaster Dr. Tony Evans as the featured speaker for the 2022 McLane Lecture on...

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Photo for UMHB's Engineering Program Receives ABET Accreditation

of Mary Hardin-Baylor's Bachelor's degree program in engineering has been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied...

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Photo for UMHB Department of Music Presents Showcase Concert Tuesday

of Mary Hardin-Baylor (UMHB) Department of Music is excited to present a unique, first-time showcase concert to kick off the academic year on Tuesday, Aug. 30 at 7:30...

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Photo for UMHB’s McLane College of Business Hosted First Residency Day Saturday

of Mary Hardin-Baylor (UMHB) hosted the McLane College of Business’ first graduate residency day on Saturday, Aug. 27 in the Lord Conference Center. The event began with recognizing...

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Photo for UMHB’s Strength and Conditioning Education Program is the First in the Country to Receive Accreditation from CASCE

Conditioning Education Program is the First in the Country to Receive Accreditation from CASCE BELTON, Texas—The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (UMHB) is honored to announce that its Strength and...

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Photo for UMHB Holds Fall 2022 Convocation

of Mary Hardin-Baylor celebrated the beginning of the school year and welcomed more than 750 new freshmen to campus during its 177th Fall Convocation service on Aug. 10. This...

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Ever thankful for our past, into the future we will go with faithfulness and devotion to you: our Purple, White, and Gold.