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Chances of getting into University of Mary Hardin Baylor

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
90%
Admission Difficulty for University of Mary Hardin Baylor
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Moderate 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into UMHB and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at UMHB is 90%.  It ranks #56 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. University of Mary Hardin Baylor is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 10,152 out of 11,243 applicants were admitted.

The school has moderate admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 58 percent (SAT 1000/1190 ACT 19/25). University of Mary Hardin Baylor typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.36. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 7% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The UMHB application fee is $35 and applications are due by Jun 15.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. University of Mary Hardin Baylor is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

UMHB SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
1000-1190
Applicants Submitting SAT 
72%
SAT Scores for University of Mary Hardin Baylor
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1000
SAT Scores for University of Mary Hardin Baylor
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1190
Average SAT Score 1100

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

University of Mary Hardin Baylor typically prefers applicants to be in the top 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 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 900. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. UMHB ranks #21 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.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Mary Hardin Baylor admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1190 and Above Good >94%
1095 to 1190 Avg + 90%-94%
1000 to 1095 Avg - 83%-90%
905 to 1000 Reach 71%-83%
Less than 905 Low <71%
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UMHB ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
19-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
48%
ACT Scores for University of Mary Hardin Baylor
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for University of Mary Hardin Baylor
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 25
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 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 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 #23 in Texas for highest average ACT composite score. 48 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Mary Hardin Baylor.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

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 >94%
22 to 25 Avg + 90%-94%
19 to 22 Avg - 83%-90%
16 to 19 Reach 71%-83%
Less than 16 Low <71%
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UMHB GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.36
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into University of Mary Hardin Baylor?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into UMHB. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Mary Hardin Baylor was 3.36 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #40 in Texas for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.36 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UMHB accepts 90% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted University of Mary Hardin Baylor students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 5.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 20.0% Good
3.50 to 3.74 19.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 17.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 17.0% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 15.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 6.0% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 1.0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

77% of University of Mary Hardin Baylor freshman were in the top half 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 19%
Top 25% of class 47%
Top 50% of class 77%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

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Admission Statistics

University of Mary Hardin Baylor admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 7,900 3,343 11,243
Accepted 7,110 3,042 10,152
Acceptance Rate 90% 91% 90%
Enrolled 474 267 741
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 7% 9% 7%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 15, 2023
Days left to Apply
197

Applicants have 197 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jun 15, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Mary Hardin Baylor is $35.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Mary Hardin Baylor and what student information is used for admission decisions?

University of Mary Hardin Baylor Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor 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.

FAQs

Does University of Mary Hardin Baylor prefer SAT or ACT?

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

What is my chance of getting into University of Mary Hardin Baylor?

90% 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.

What SAT score is required for University of Mary Hardin Baylor?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1000 and 1190. 72% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for University of Mary Hardin Baylor?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 25. 48% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.