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 4. A live stream of the event will be provided at http://www.umhb.edu/live.
This is the university’s 157th graduating class. An estimated 414 students will be awarded 421 degrees. Of these, 331 will receive baccalaureate degrees, 49 will be awarded master’s degrees, 7 students will be receiving both baccalaureate and master’s degrees, and 27 students will receive doctoral degrees.
This is the largest graduating class in the university’s 168-year history. The 2012 Spring Commencement ceremony included 356 students and broke the previous record set in the spring of 2011.
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: America’s 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 3,200 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.