Chances of getting into University of Mary Hardin Baylor

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
86.7%
Admission Difficulty for University of Mary Hardin Baylor
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into UMHB and can I get accepted? The school has a 87% acceptance rate ranking it #57 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 10,214 out of 11,783 applicants were admitted making University of Mary Hardin Baylor an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 52 percent. University of Mary Hardin Baylor typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 9% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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UMHB SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1030-1200
Applicants Submitting SAT
72%
SAT Scores for University of Mary Hardin Baylor
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for University of Mary Hardin Baylor
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1200
Average SAT Score 1120

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Mary Hardin Baylor?

University of Mary Hardin Baylor typically requires applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. The school ranks #26 in Texas for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 72 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Mary Hardin Baylor admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1200 and Above Good >92%
1115 to 1200 Avg + 87%-92%
1030 to 1115 Avg - 80%-87%
945 to 1030 Reach 70%-80%
Less than 945 Low <70%
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UMHB ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
48%
ACT Scores for University of Mary Hardin Baylor
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for University of Mary Hardin Baylor
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UMHB?

Admission data indicates that UMHB regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #26 in Texas for highest average ACT composite score. 48 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Mary Hardin Baylor.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Mary Hardin Baylor admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >93%
22 to 25 Avg + 87%-93%
20 to 22 Avg - 81%-87%
18 to 20 Reach 74%-81%
Less than 18 Low <74%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.56
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into University of Mary Hardin Baylor. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Mary Hardin Baylor was 3.56 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #16 in Texas for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.56 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UMHB accepts 87% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Mary Hardin Baylor students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 36% Good
3.50 to 3.75 26% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 19% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 9% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 8% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 2% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

51% of University of Mary Hardin Baylor freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of Mary Hardin Baylor students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 22%
Top 25% of class 51%
Top 50% of class 82%
Bottom 50% of class 18%
Bottom 25% of class 4%

Admission Statistics

University of Mary Hardin Baylor admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 8,012 3,771 11,783
Accepted 6,945 3,269 10,214
Acceptance Rate 87% 87% 87%
Enrolled 520 355 875
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 7% 11% 9%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Mary Hardin Baylor and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of Mary Hardin Baylor Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Mary Hardin Baylor
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=226471 IPEDS survey data for University of Mary Hardin Baylor.

Frequently Asked Questions

72% of students submit their SAT scores to UMHB. 48% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

87% of those who apply are granted admission to UMHB. Admission competition is and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1030 and 1200. 72% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 25. 48% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.

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