UNIVERSITY OF MARY HARDIN-BAYLOR

United States, Texas

Established in 1845, as Baylor Female College, the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (UMHB) has come a long way into becoming a full-fledged university in 1978. The university consists of 8 colleges and offers degrees in the field of Christian Studies, Education, Business, Humanities, Nursing, and Arts. It is home to over 3,500 students from 30 different countries and provides financial assistance to over 90% of its students. The students at UMHB are also offered opportunities to take part in study abroad programs in one of their three partnered foreign countries. The student union at UMHB organizes many cultural and traditional events such as the Midnight Candle March before the spring commences or the Stunt Night wherein the students perform skits and plays!

Campus Life

Located in the small town of Belton, is the beautiful campus of UMHB. The university has invested a large amount of money to compete with other top-rated institutions of the USA. It has state-of-art learning and teaching spaces that provide the students with practical hands-on experience. Several libraries are dotted across the university which has a huge pool of e-resources and books. The university has its own football stadium and 12 varsity athletic teams that include baseball, football, golf, soccer, and tennis. It also provides excellent accommodation facilities to students in one of its 14 accommodation halls, which are walking distance from the main campus. The city also has scenic places such as the Belton Lake and the Chalk Ridge Falls Park where students can go for an outing!

Noted Alumni

Over the years, The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor has produced many talented alumni who are doing great in their respective fields. The students of UMHB have pursued successful careers such as athletes, politicians, business tycoons, and actors. Notable names include Buddy Groom, a former Major League Baseball player; and the former governor of Texas, Miriam A. Ferguson.