Baker University

Baldwin City, KS

Baker University

Baldwin City, KS

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Tuition & Fees

$29,880

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

50%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 707
Declined 100
Total Received 807
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Private

1,214

undergraduate students

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Location

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,214
Established in 1858
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation United Methodist

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
  • Metropolitan area: Kansas City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Kansas City International

Baker University
618 Eighth Street
Baldwin City, KS
66006

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
83%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Exercise Science Student Alliance
  • Baker University Speech Choir
  • Mungano
  • Student Senate
  • Student Activities Council

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Springfest Week
  • International Education Week
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
41%
Top 1/2
83%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.47

Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 707
Declined 100
Total Received 807

Admissions Factors

Very Important

level of applicant's interest
academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
geographical residence
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

first generation
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 15
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,839

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $29,300
Room & board $8,350
Additional fees $580
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $1,350
Total $40,780
Average Financial Aid - $4,839
Total with Avg. Aid $35,941
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Financial Facts

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Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Sand volleyball, Softball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Football, Sand volleyball, Softball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Biochemistry
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business/Commerce, General
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History, General
Human Biology
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International/Global Studies
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Philosophy
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

1,214

total students

72%

in-state

28%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,214
students

Female
50%
609

Male
50%
605

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

70%

850
students

Female
49%
416

Male
51%
434

30%

364
students

Female
54%
193

Male
46%
171

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55

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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