Baker University Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#4312 of 14,131 In the World
#1216 of 2,597 In North America
#1142 of 2,496 In the United States
#11 of 32 In Kansas State

Quick Review

Religion
United Methodist
Acceptance rate
93%
Average SAT
1040
Average ACT
22
Avg. cost to attend
$23,243 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,335
Graduates
944
Male:Female Ratio
38:62
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.bakeru.edu

Baker University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 93% 93% 94%
Applicants 819 334 481
Admissions 765 311 451
Freshmen enrolled full time 219 121 98
Freshmen enrolled part time 5 1 4

254 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

844 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
11 or 5%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 950
or below

75% of them
had 1130
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Baker University are 950-1130 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
197 or 88%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Baker University are 19-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1605 (71%)
Black or African American 219 (10%)
Hispanic 188 (8%)
Two or more races 95 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 85 (4%)
Asian 34 (2%)
Nonresident Alien 22 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 10 (0.4%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 5 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$23,243/year
Average aid awarded
$21,245
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $18,010
$30-48K $18,141
$48-75K $19,972
$75-110K $25,509
$110K+ $25,117

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $30,170$11,124
Tuition in-state $30,170$11,124
Tuition out-of-state $30,170$11,124
Fee in-district $600$720
Fee in-state $600$720
Fee out-of-state $600$720

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 576
Combined charge for room and board $8,350
Room charge $3,950
Meal charge $4,400

Baker University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 17 96 124
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 91
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 73 17
Education, General 70
Business & Commerce, General 30
Organizational Leadership 27
Special Education and Teaching, General 26
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 8 13
Accounting 16
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 14
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 13
Mass Communication & Media Studies 12
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 11
Psychology, General 11
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 6
English Language and Literature, General 5
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration 5
Physics, General 5
Sociology, General 5
Biochemistry 4
Criminology 4
Elementary Education and Teaching 4
History, General 4
Human Biology 4
Nursing Education 4
Chemistry, General 3
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 3
International & Globalization Studies 2
Music Teacher Education 2
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies 2
Computer Science 1
Economics, General 1
French Language and Literature 1
International Business & Trade & Commerce 1
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching 1
Mathematics, General 1
Nursing Administration 1
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 1
Public Health, Other 1
Secondary Education and Teaching 1
Grand Total 17 352 350 22
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 62% 52% 74%
  • Full-time retention rate - 79%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

Publications
178
Citations
2,011

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
58 / 867
Environmental Science
30 / 123
Medicine
25 / 416
Psychology
23 / 420
Ecology
21 / 114
Business
17 / 188
Biology
16 / 167
Computer Science
15 / 66
Geography and Cartography
14 / 38
Art & Design
13 / 77
Sociology
11 / 406
Political Science
11 / 239
Economics
8 / 150
Zoology
8 / 51
Art History
8 / 72
Social Psychology
7 / 310
Mathematics
7 / 98
Engineering
7 / 72
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
6 / 2
Demography
6 / 80
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
6 / 33
History
6 / 0
Classics and Ancient History
5 / 0
Communications and Public Relations
5 / 63
Child Psychology
5 / 79
Healthcare Management (MHA)
5 / 214
Physics
5 / 40
Clinical Psychology
5 / 37
Nursing
5 / 163
Public Policy / Administration
4 / 122
Health Science
4 / 112
Public Health
4 / 93
Family medicine
4 / 178
Chemistry
4 / 134
Archaeology
4 / 1
Gerontology
3 / 35
Creative Writing
3 / 3
Management
3 / 1
Journalism and Digital Media
3 / 2
Botany
3 / 14

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 5
1992 2 4
1993 2 2
1994 1 1
1995 4 6
1996 1 8
1997 4 7
1998 2 5
1999 4 6
2000 7 10
2001 4 11
2002 8 14
2003 6 47
2004 9 57
2005 7 32
2006 4 43
2007 6 39
2008 9 77
2009 6 88
2010 7 93
2011 11 156
2012 13 147
2013 5 143
2014 7 195
2015 11 194
2016 14 142
2017 12 150
2018 11 158
2019 8 174
2020 6 221
2021 11 185

Baker University alumni

  1. Mike McCarthy

    Mike McCarthy
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1963-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    American football playerAmerican football coach
    Biography

    Michael John McCarthy is an American football coach who is the head coach of the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). From 2006 to 2018, he was the head coach of the Green Bay Packers. In 2011, he led the team to a win in Super Bowl XLV over his hometown Pittsburgh Steelers. He was previously the offensive coordinator for the San Francisco 49ers and New Orleans Saints.

  2. Andrew Cherng

    Andrew Cherng
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1948-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Andrew Cherng is a Chinese-born American billionaire restaurateur. He is the founder and chairman of Panda Restaurant Group, based in Rosemead, California. He is the co-founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Panda Express. The Cherngs invest out of their family office, the Cherng Family Trust.

  3. Peggy Cherng

    Peggy Cherng
    Born in
    Myanmar Flag Myanmar
    Years
    1940s
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Peggy Tsiang Cherng is an American billionaire businesswoman. Cherng co-founded Panda Express in 1983 and serves as the co-chief executive officer of Panda Restaurant Group. She was born in Burma (now Myanmar). With an estimated net worth of US$1.7 billion as of 2019, Forbes reported that she is America's second richest self-made woman born outside the United States. The Cherngs invest their wealth out of their family office, the Cherng Family Trust.

  4. Kevin Mahogany

    Kevin Mahogany
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-2017 (aged 59)
    Occupations
    music pedagoguesingerjazz musician
    Biography

    Kevin Bryant Mahogany was an American jazz vocalist who became prominent in the 1990s. Particularly known for his scat singing, his singing style has been compared with those of Billy Eckstine, Joe Williams and Johnny Hartman.

All 17 notable alumni

General info

Alternative names BU
Baker
Baker U
Founded 1858
Colors orange
Academic Calendar September to May. Also Summer Session (June - August)
Total FTE staff 327
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 615 Dearborn Street
Baldwin City, Kansas, 66006-0065
United States
City population 5,000
Phone 7855946451
Fax +1 (785) 594 8353

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