About UMHB

Our Mission

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.


  1. Broad-based Education:
    Provide undergraduate curricula, which enable both traditional and non-traditional students to develop their potentials. 
    Provide graduate curricula which enable students to increase competencies in their fields of specialization.
  2. Christian Faith and Intellectual Life:
    Integrate Christian perspectives and attitudes into the development of character, relationships, vocation and service.
  3. Service:
    Develop and maintain effective relationships with the University's key constituents. 
    Provide appropriate physical facilities, equipment, and educational support services for students, faculty, staff, and administration. 
    Maintain economic stability essential to the University's successful operation.
  4. Teaching Excellence:
    Maintain a highly competent faculty, staff, and administration. 
    Assist students in preparation for their roles in a rapidly changing world.
  5. Students as Individuals:
    Recruit and retain a qualified and diverse student body. 
    Offer quality academic advising, career counseling, and personal counseling services. 
    Encourage appreciation for cultural diversity.