Baker University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Baker University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,690 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1858 and is the only college located in Baldwin City, Kansas.

Baker University is affiliated with United Methodist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
47
Fair
Baker University will give you the option to obtain an associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

Baker University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 47 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Education, Nursing, and Occupational Therapy. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
77%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Baker University is fair at 77% (above Kansas average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Baker University is below average - 54%.

Student to faculty ratio at Baker University is pretty good - 12:1. Find out more information about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$27,200
High
Average tuition prices are very high - $26,800 per year. The additional fees at Baker University not covered by tuition are around $400; this makes it a total of $27,200 annually.

Read the details about Baker University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
82%
Easy
According to government data, 903 applications were submitted and 737 were accepted; so it is easy to enroll at this school.

This college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Baker University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,800
Medium
Baker University provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Baker University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
Baker University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 600 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low, approximately $3,800 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Baker University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Baker University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Baker University Location and Maps



Post Address: Baker University, 618 Eighth Street, Baldwin City, Kansas 66006-0065, USA
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