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Located in Baldwin City, Kansas, Baker University is a private not-for-profit institution. The surrounding location of Baldwin City is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

$35,365 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
93% Acceptance Rate

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Baker University Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Baker.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#61 Best Value Educational Administration Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#82 Most Popular Educational Administration Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Baker University?

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Contact details for Baker are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 615 Dearborn Street, Baldwin City, KS 66006-0065
Phone: 785-594-6451
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BakerUniversity
Twitter: https://twitter.com/BakerUniversity

How Do I Get Into Baker?

You can apply to Baker online at: https://www.bakeru.edu/apply/

Admission Requirements for Baker

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Baker?

93% Acceptance Rate
59% Of Accepted Are Women
5% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 93%, Baker is fairly easy to get into, but you must be sure to submit the required materials.

Approximately 41% of accepted students are men and 59% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 93%, and the acceptance rate for women is 94%.

Average Test Scores

About 5% of students accepted to Baker submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 490 and 550. Math scores were between 460 and 580.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Baker University  ( 490 to 550 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Baker University  ( 460 to 580 )
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800
Baker received ACT scores from 88% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 18 and 25. Math scores were between 18 and 25. Composite scores were between 19 and 24.

ACT English Scores for Baker University  ( 18 to 25 )
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ACT Math Scores for Baker University  ( 18 to 25 )
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ACT Composite Scores for Baker University  ( 19 to 24 )
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36

Can I Afford Baker University?

$35,365 Net Price
58% Take Out Loans
7.5% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Baker is $35,365. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Baker, approximately 58% of students took out student loans averaging $7,735 a year. That adds up to $30,940 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Baker is 7.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Baker University Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,083 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,335 undergraduate students at Baker, with 1,083 being full-time and 252 being part-time.

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There are also 944 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,083 full-time undergraduates at Baker, 44% are male and 56% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Baker University students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 16
Black or African American 84
Hispanic or Latino 103
White 751
International Students 22
Other Races/Ethnicities 107

Geographic Diversity

Kansas students aren't the only ones who study at Baker University. At this time, 16 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Online Learning at Baker University

844 Took All Classes Online
1,098 Took At Least One Class Online
7.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 2 bachelor’s degree and 10 master’s degree programs available online at Baker. In 2019-2020, 1,098 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Baker has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 6th most popular in Kansas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of Baker

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Baker University was 7.6%. This is the #1,075 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Baker regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Baker ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Baker.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Secondary Education #91
General Education #140
General Education #140
General Special Education #187
Instructional Media Design #224
Educational/Instructional Technology #224
Special Education #300
General Educational Leadership & Administration #333
Educational Administration #442

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Baker University Teaching Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major TOTAL
General Educational Leadership & Administration 0
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration 0
General Education 0
Educational/Instructional Technology 0
General Special Education 0
Art Education 0
Music Education 0
Physical Education Teaching & Coaching 0
Elementary Education 0
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education & Teaching 0
Secondary Education 0
TOTAL 0

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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