Baker University

Baldwin City, KS

Baker University

Baldwin City, KS

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Tuition & Fees

$30,770

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
550
25th
490
75th
580
25th
460
75th
25
25th
18
75th
25
25th
18
75th
24
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 765
Declined 54
Total Received 819
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Private

2,090

undergraduate students

1,294

graduate students

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School Facts

Baker, founded in 1858, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 36-acre campus is located in Baldwin City, 40 miles southwest of Kansas City.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,384
Established in 1858
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Methodist

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36-acre campus in Baldwin City (population: 4,644), 15 miles from Lawrence; branch campuses in Kansas City, Topeka, and Wichita and in Lee's Summit, MO. Major airport and train serve Kansas City (50 miles); bus serves Lawrence.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Baker University
618 Eighth Street
Baldwin City, KS
66006

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
83%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
44%
Top 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
550
25th
490
75th
580
25th
460
75th
25
25th
18
75th
25
25th
18
75th
24
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (priority deadline) March 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 765
Declined 54
Total Received 819

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

68%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$17,871

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $30,170
Room $3,950
Board $4,400
Additional fees $600
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $40,320
Average Financial Aid - $17,871
Total with Avg. Aid $22,449
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 785 594-4595
jana.parks@bakeru.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, kickball, racquetball, softball, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Heart of America Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Art Teacher Education.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
Chemistry, General.
Computer Science.
Criminology.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
French Language and Literature.
German Language and Literature.
Graphic Design.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History, General.
Human Biology.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International/Globalization Studies.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Nursing Administration.
Nursing Education.
Organizational Leadership.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies.
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Health, Other.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Education
  3. Exercise Science

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

3,384

total students

73%

in-state

27%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

62%

2,090
students

Female
59%
1,227

Male
41%
863

38%

1,294
students

Female
68%
881

Male
32%
413

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

55%

1,150
students

Female
58%
665

Male
42%
485

45%

940
students

Female
60%
562

Male
40%
378

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
75%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

8%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

31

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 15
Countries most often represented Australia
Brazil
Germany
Italy
Netherlands
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Special counselors/advisors
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