University description (as per official university website)
About Baker University
Established in 1858, Baker University is the oldest university in Kansas. The institution consists of four schools with close to 4000 students and offers associate, bachelor's and master's degrees. The College of Arts and Science and the School of Education provide undergraduate degrees in more than 40 subjects. The School of Professional and Graduate Studies offer programs for working adults. The School of Nursing, which is operated with a partnership with Stormont-Vail Health Care, provides a bachelor's degree in nursing.
The university is associated with the United Methodist Church. The University Ministry is ecumenical in nature and people of all religions are welcome.
Baker University Academic Programs
College of Arts & Sciences – Provides degrees in more than 40 subjects. Offers over 70 extracurricular or co-curricular activities.
School of Professional & Graduate Studies – Offers associate, bachelor's and master's degrees. Non-degree classes are available for business professionals.
School of Education – Provides undergraduate, master's and doctoral degrees. Also, continuing education classes are provided for educators.
School of Nursing – According to the university, it is a highly selective program. The last two years of study combined with clinical experience lead to a bachelor's degree in nursing.
- Criminal Justice
- Art and Design
Admissions and Financial Aid
Students' SAT and ACT scores, high school GPA and high school class rankings are considered during the university's acceptance process. Students are required to submit a recommendation form filled out by a teacher or guidance counselor along with a high school transcript and either SAT or ACT scores.