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Baker, founded in 1858, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 36-acre campus is located in Baldwin City, 40 miles southwest of Kansas City.

Website: www.bakeru.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,214
Undergraduate
Students
(50.2%) 609 Women
(49.8%) 605 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
88% of 807 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.47
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
23 average
20-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$44,630
Tuition and Fees
$29,880
Room and Board
$8,350
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Freshman Award
$26,581
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$35,161
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
59
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 31% of classes
10-19 students: 37% of classes
20-29 students: 23% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Baldwin City Population
4,526
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Kansas City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
83% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Wildcat
Sororities
45% of women participate
Fraternities
36% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.8% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.0% Asian
9.7% Black/African-American
9.1% Hispanic/Latino
5.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.6% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
71.6% White
1.3% Unknown
International Students
2.1% from 15 countries
First-Year Students Returning
81.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
45.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
16.0%
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