About Baker University
On Campus Housing
Baker University was established on February 12, 1858, and is a private not-for-profit type institution. It is one of the top-ranked universities in Kansas and is affiliated with United Methodist Church. The university continues a tradition of devotion to the Christian faith and academic excellence.
In 1858, the founders of the university decided that the university will be governed by an overseeing body of not more than 32 members. Presently, the university's Board of Trustees remains the highest governing body of the university.
The student-faculty ratio of the university is 7:1.
The graduation rate is 55%.
University's acceptance rate is 78%.
The total student population of the university is 2,726 which includes 1,221 full time and 1,505 part-time students.
Online Education at Baker University
The university's learning management system is accessed through Baker University Moodle which is a software application that makes course content readily available to students. It acts as an online classroom.
It contains reading assignments, papers, and project, tests, an opportunity to discuss course concepts, and additional learning opportunities.
The online learning is easy to access and flexible, hence helps the students with different styles of learning.
The university uses advanced tools and technology to teach their students and provide them 24/7 tech support.
Student reviews on university are given below.
- Professors and students are very caring and helpful.
The university always strives to provide global exposure for the students
Class sizes are small, hence it makes easier for a student to learn and interact with the faculty.
Rankings of the university according to the US News are as follows.
The university is ranked 50th in 'Regional Universities-Midwest'.
It is ranked 71st in 'Best Value Schools';.
It is ranked 264th in 'Best Online Bachelor’s Programs'.
It is ranked 224th in 'Best Online Graduate Education Programs'.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$67,759 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
The university is committed to providing all the financial support to students by taking care of all their educational expenses. Students who are looking for financial support from the university can fill FAFSA form. Baker University federal school code is 001903. Some of the financial aid facilities provided to the eligible students are given below.
Federal Grants provided include Pell Grant and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant.
Federal Loans provided include Direct Subsidized, Direct Unsubsidized, and Direct PLUS loan.
- Military Aid includes Tuition Assistance, Montgomery GI Bill, Post 9/11 GI Bill and many more.
Kansas State Grant, Kansas State Scholarship, and Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship are included under State Aid
Institutional Aids include Honors Scholarships, Academic Merit Scholarship, Wildcat Scholarship, and University award.