Tuition & Fees

$28,880

$28,880

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
10%
24-29
35%
18-23
44%
12-17
11%
30-36
4%
24-29
50%
18-23
36%
12-17
10%
30-36
4%
24-29
44%
18-23
48%
12-17
4%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

52%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 688
Declined + 115
Total Received 803
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Private (nonprofit)

1,159

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Exercise Science
  3. Education
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Codes

SAT 6031
ACT 1386

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,159
Established in 1858
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

Baldwin City, KS

36-acre campus in Baldwin City (population: 4,677), 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.

Baker University
618 Eighth Street
Baldwin City, KS 66006

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
83%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
4 fraternities 44% of male students
 
4 sororities 47% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
48%
Top 1/2
78%
Bottom 1/2
22%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
10%
24-29
35%
18-23
44%
12-17
11%
30-36
4%
24-29
50%
18-23
36%
12-17
10%
30-36
4%
24-29
44%
18-23
48%
12-17
4%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 688
Declined + 115
Total Received 803

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Cheryl McCrary
Director of Enrollment Management
P: 785 594-8325
F: 785 594-8353
admission@bakeru.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,282,774
State $749,750
Institutional $1,384,858
Other external
Total $3,417,382

Non-need-based

Federal
State $14,888
Institutional $7,411,246
Other external $1,000,610
Total $8,426,744

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cheerleading
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Heart of America Athletic Conference
Mascot
Wildcats
School colors
orange
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art Education
Art History
Biochemistry
Biology
Business
Chemistry
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Economics
Elementary Education
English
Exercise Science
French
German
Health Humanities
History
Human Biology
International Business
International Studies
Mass Media
Mathematics
Middle Level Teacher Education
Middle-Level Mathematics Education
Music
Music Education
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physics
Pre-Nursing
Psychology
Public Health
Religious Studies
Secondary Education
Sociology
Spanish
Speech Communications
Sports Administration
Studio Art
Theatre
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Undergraduate

100%

1,159
students

Female
52%
604

Male
48%
555

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

73%

850
students

Female
51%
429

Male
49%
421

undergraduatePart-time

27%

309
students

Female
57%
175

Male
43%
134

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
51%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

92%

Transfer applicants accepted

71%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

31

semester hours

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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
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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

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 13
Countries most often represented Australia
Canada
France
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Emma Carter
Admissions Counselor
913 972-6708
emma.carter@bakeru.edu

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