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University of Mary Hardin - Baylor

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Is University of Mary Hardin - Baylor a Good School for Veterans?

Veterans who have decided to continue their education should research their options to see which schools do a good job supporting those with prior military experience. That's why we've put together this report that gives you the facts about University of Mary Hardin - Baylor veteran students. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: University of Mary Hardin - Baylor G.I. Bill Information

What You'll Find in Our Veterans Report on UMHB:

How Does UMHB Rank for Veterans?

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Each year, College Factual releases its Best Schools for Veterans ranking to highlight those colleges and universities that do a great job of supporting veterans while they continue their education.

University of Mary Hardin - Baylor was ranked #444 on the 2022 version of this list.The school also ranked #36 in our Best for Vets in Texas ranking.

We also release our rankings by degree level so vets can see which schools are the best for the level of degree they want to pursue. The table below shows how UMHB fared in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 392
Best Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 461
Best Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 277

You may be more interested to see how particular majors at UMHB ranked compared to those at other schools. The table below shows those majors which received the highest rankings for vets. Click here to see a full list of majors. From here, you can dive down into different types of rankings once you select a major.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Other Cell/Cellular Biology & Anatomical Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Health/Medical Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 2
Best Clinical Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 3
Best Pre-Physical Therapy Studies Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 4
Best Pre-Physical Therapy Studies Colleges for Veterans 4
Best Health/Medical Psychology Colleges for Veterans 6
Best Superintendency & Educational System Administration Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 7
Best Other Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 8
Best Other Cell/Cellular Biology & Anatomical Sciences Colleges for Veterans 10
Best Other Health/Medical Preparatory Programs Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 10

How Many Veterans Go to UMHB?

An increased number of veterans enrolling at a particular school means that college faculty are more adept at accommodating and supporting those with previous military experience.

According to the VA, there are 454 G.I. Bill® students at UMHB. Since the total enrollment at the school is 3,876, approximately 11.71% of the students at UMHB are utilizing the GI Bill® to help pay for their education. To put that into perspective, about three to four percent of college students in the U.S. are veterans according to the Student Veterans of America.

Note, this figure includes all chapters of the GI Bill® program (e.g., Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill, Reserve Education Assistance Program, and Veteran Readiness and Employment). It doesn't include military personnel on active duty who are attending this college through Tuition Assistance. The total military population may be higher.

Federal Veteran Programs at UMHB

University of Mary Hardin - Baylor participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
Principles of Excellence Yes
DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Yes
Eight Keys Yes

What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.

Career and Vocational Support
Accommodate Military Service Members and Reservists absent due to service requirements.
Align institutional refund policies with those under Title IV, which governs the administration of federal student financial aid programs.
Regionally or Nationally Accredited - view all accreditations
Provide information that increases accountability and transparency.
Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)
Benefits Support
Ensure accreditation of all new programs prior to enrolling students.
Will not use fraudulent or aggressive recruiting techniques and misrepresentations.
Provide students with a personalized form covering the total cost of an education program.
Counseling Support
Designate a point of contact to provide academic and financial advice.
Provide educational plans for all military and veteran education beneficiaries.
Referrals to community organizations as needed.

University of Mary Hardin - Baylor does have a student veterans group.

Does UMHB Give Credit for Military Training?

Implied No Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
At this time, UMHB does not offer college credit for life experience.

UMHB might grant college credit to those who have completed specialized military training. Contact the school to find out more about the particulars.

UMHB Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Yes Air Force ROTC
Yes Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
UMHB does offer Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs for the following military branches:

  • Air Force
  • Army

Complaints to the VA About UMHB

Our data shows that this school has not received any complaints at the VA.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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