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Mary Hardin-Baylor Admissions

If you are considering submitting an application to Mary Hardin-Baylor, the fee for the application costs $35.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for an application fee waiver.

Mary Hardin-Baylor Admissions Stats at a Glance

Mary Hardin-Baylor 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.4
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 19%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 75.35%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 47.58%
Waitlist No

Applying Early to Mary Hardin-Baylor?

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Mary Hardin-Baylor?

Getting into Mary Hardin-Baylor is moderately difficult. Mary Hardin-Baylor evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Mary Hardin-Baylor accepted 90% of all applicants, around 10,152 of the 11,243 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Mary Hardin-Baylor, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transfer student admissions is slightly difficult.

What's Most Important to Get In to Mary Hardin-Baylor?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Mary Hardin-Baylor

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Geographical Residence Considered
Class Rank Very Important
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Application Essay Considered
First Generation Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered
State Residency Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Volunteer Work Considered

Mary Hardin-Baylor 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Mary Hardin-Baylor must submit the following items. Double check with Mary Hardin-Baylor's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Mary Hardin-Baylor?

Students admitted to Mary Hardin-Baylor have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.

Out of all students that were admitted, 84% submitted a class rank. At Mary Hardin-Baylor 19% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 47% were in the top 25% and 77% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 84%
3.75 and 3.99 20%
3.50 and 3.74 19%
3.25 and 3.49 17%
3.00 and 3.24 17%
2.50 and 2.9 15%
2.00 and 2.49 6%

Mary Hardin-Baylor does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Mary Hardin-Baylor does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 75.35% of Mary Hardin-Baylor's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 47.58% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Mary Hardin-Baylor?

To be competitive with other Mary Hardin-Baylor applicants, you should strive to earn between 1020 and 1180 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Mary Hardin-Baylor 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1180 and 25% of scored lower than 1020, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Mary Hardin-Baylor students scored 580 or higher and 75% of students scored 510 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Mary Hardin-Baylor students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 510 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Mary Hardin-Baylor?

To be most competitive at Mary Hardin-Baylor, you should strive to earn between 20 and 25 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Mary Hardin-Baylor's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.

A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Mary Hardin-Baylor students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.

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Transferring to University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to Mary Hardin-Baylor. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Mary Hardin-Baylor during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term

Mary Hardin-Baylor Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Mary Hardin-Baylor?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Mary Hardin-Baylor.

Does Mary Hardin-Baylor accept transfer credits?

Mary Hardin-Baylor accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Mary Hardin-Baylor accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • ACE recommendations for credit

Does Mary Hardin-Baylor accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Mary Hardin-Baylor accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Mary Hardin-Baylor?

Mary Hardin-Baylor is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is Mary Hardin-Baylor's acceptance rate?

Mary Hardin-Baylor's acceptance rate is 90%.

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Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Mary Hardin-Baylor? Mary Hardin-Baylor is a somewhat selective institution. The Mary Hardin-Baylor acceptance rate is 90%. This means that the institution accepts 90 out of every 100 applicants.



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Mary Hardin-Baylor Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Mary Hardin-Baylor is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Mary Hardin-Baylor is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Mary Hardin-Baylor ACT Scores


ACT Range

20 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

25 and Above


20 to 25


20 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Mary Hardin-Baylor is 22. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Mary Hardin-Baylor. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Mary Hardin-Baylor SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1020 - 1180


Math SAT Range

500 - 580


Reading SAT Range

510 - 610

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Mary Hardin-Baylor GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Mary Hardin-Baylor, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.36. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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