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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    C
  9. Dorms
    B+
  10. Campus Food
    C+
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    A-
Baker University is an above-average private, Christian university located in Baldwin City, Kansas. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,062 undergraduate students. The Baker University acceptance rate is 86%. Popular majors include Business, Nursing, and Kinesiology and Exercise Science. Graduating 57% of students, Baker University alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $43,600.
About Baker University...
Athletic Division
NAIA Division I
Athletic Conference
Heart of America Athletic Conference
Address
618 Eighth Street
Baldwin City, KS 66006
Website
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Baker University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
86%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
950-1110
ACT Range
21-25
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

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Cost

Net Price
$22,393/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$20,262/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
7:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.25 responses
90%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.30 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.30 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,062Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
709
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
36%
Varsity Athletes
39%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 20 responses
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  • Motivated
    60%
  • Fun loving
    20%
  • Outgoing
    10%
  • Silver Spoon
    5%
  • Stressed
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
95%
Poll
42%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.31 responses
Poll
52%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.44 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 20 responses
Report
  • Comfortable.
    50%
  • Excellent
    30%
  • Cool
    10%
  • Chill
    5%
  • Fast-paced
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$51,300/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.15 responses
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Hidden Gem in Kansas. A prestigious college known for academics and athletics. They focus on the well rounded student providing a diverse student life with many opportunities for involvement. Professors demand a lot of their students, but also provide the close working relationship and are there to help guide you. Teacher student ratio is outstanding. Highly recommend.
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As freshman this year, Baker University has been everything I could imagine. The professors, staff, and students have all been very kind and are willing to offer help if needed. Being at a small University has taught me how important academics are. The professors make it known that classes are hard and there will need to be effort put in. The professors are also understanding if any situations come up that may affect ones grades. I have been introduced to activities I though I would never be a part of.
As freshman this year, Baker University has been everything I could imagine. The professors, staff, and students have all been very kind and are willing to offer help if needed. Being at a small University has taught me how important academics are. The professors make it known that classes are hard and there will need to be effort put in. The professors are also understanding if any situations come up that may affect ones grades. I have been introduced to activities I though I would never be a part of. I joined a sorority and met some of my best friends and could not be happier anywhere else.