PO Box 65 Baldwin City, KS 66006 785-594-8307
http://www.bakeru.edu admission@bakeru.edu
About Baker University
  • Year of Foundation 1858
  • Size of Campus 36 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation United Methodist
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type 4-1-4
  • Undergraduate Population 1,851
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 52%, 48%, 27%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $22,200
  • Room and Board $7,030
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee N/A
  • Enrollment No. 903
Baker is a private, liberal arts university that educates traditional and non-traditional students through small classes, innovative instructors and rigorous coursework.Alumni include four Rhodes Scholars, a Pulitzer Prize winner, entrepreneurs, educators, nurses, writers, artists, doctors, explorers and trendsetters who have shaped our world.Bachelor’s degrees in more than 40 areas of study More than 70 extracurricular or cocurricular activities Residential campus: residence halls, University apartments and Greek houses. Baker University was chartered on February 12, 1858. Named for Osmon Cleander Baker, a distinguished scholar and bishop of what is now the United Methodist Church, the school holds the honor of being the first university in Kansas.it started as an attempt to tame the rough Kansas territory more than 150 years ago. It evolved into a comprehensive and highly respected university serving nearly 4,000 students across seven campuses in Kansas and Missouri.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 45%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Mungano; ACE (Awareness through Cultural Education); WIRE (World Information Response Effort)
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 4
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 4
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Spring Fest; Artist & Lecture Series; Multicultural Extravaganza; Art Affair openings; Homecoming Competition; Mr. BU
  • Number of students in fraternities 4
  • Percent students who are frat members 39%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Delta Sigma: senior scholastic; Alpha Mu Gamma: foreign languages; Alpha Psi Omega: dramatics; Blue Key: junior and senior male leaders; Cardinal Key: junior and senior leaders; Delta Mu Delta: business; Phi Beta Delta: international scholarship; Phi
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 4
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) The Ambassadors; The Spread The Word group; Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Distance to nearest airport Kansas City, MO (65)
  • Distance to nearest train Lawrence, KS (20)
  • Distance to nearest bus Lawrence, KS (20)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 84%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (15%), women's dorms (20%), men's dorms (17%), sorority housing (20%), fraternity housing (14%), apartment for single students (14%), special housing for disabled students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 59%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 46%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 29%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 13
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 9%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 3%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
Campus Services
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 132,325
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 162
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 4,992
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Microforms 197,533
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Museums Old Castle Museum (local history and artifacts)
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 25
  • Number Of Subscriptions 678
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities Quayle Rare Bible Collection; University Archives; Kansas Area Archives of the United Methodist Church
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 56
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 6,250
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 19
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
Student Employment and Career
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Kansas)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 1%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Kansas)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Sprint, Hallmark, Burlington Northern/Santa Fe Railway
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 79%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 260
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village