University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

ARCHIVE: Spring Commencement Set

April 25, 2012
UMHB Spring Commencement
UMHB Spring Commencement

Belton, Texas – The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Spring Commencement will be held in the Bell County Expo Center at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 5. A live stream of the event will be provided at

This is the university’s 156th graduating class. An estimated 356 students will be awarded degrees. Of these, 295 will receive baccalaureate degrees, 45 will be awarded master’s degrees and 16 students will receive doctoral degrees.

This is the largest graduating class in the university’s 167-year history. The 2011 Spring Commencement ceremony included 346 students and broke the previous record set in the spring of 2003.

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, chartered in 1845, is one of the oldest, most reputable universities in Texas. UMHB is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s best universities, according to U.S. News & World Report: Best Colleges.

The university remains committed to providing students with small classes and personal attention in both graduate and undergraduate degrees. The student population is over 3,100 with more than 1,500 students residing on campus. UMHB has an excellent reputation for helping students prepare for and find successful careers by providing field-based training, developing employer-internship programs, and assisting students in career opportunities. The university has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to one.