University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
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. UMHB was chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas making us the oldest continuously operating college in the state.
The University respects each student as a unique individual who has a distinct perspective on the world. Therefore, students are welcomed from diverse backgrounds because UMHB believes exposure to different cultures and experiences within a Christian environment enrich the educational process. The university strives to create an atmosphere where every student is an integral part of our learning community. UMHB places student achievement first and emphasize this through personal attention, small class sizes, teaching excellence, campus activities, athletic programs, and leadership opportunities. UMHB is committed to encouraging each student to reach his or her potential spiritually, academically, socially, and physically.
The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is located in the “heart of Texas,” only 55 miles from the State capital of Austin and 135 miles from the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex on Interstate 35. The campus is nestled in the natural beauty of Central Texas’ rolling plains and wooded hills and captures the spirit of scholarly pursuit within its historic buildings and spacious, well-maintained campus.
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