Baker University is a private, residential, university located in Baldwin City, Kansas, United States. Founded in 1858, it is the oldest university in Kansas and is affiliated with the United Methodist Church.
Baker University is made up of four schools. The College of Arts and Sciences and the undergraduate courses in the School of Education (SOE) are located at the campus in Baldwin City, Kansas. The School of Professional and Graduate Studies (SPGS) and the graduate branch of the SOE serve working adults at campuses in Lee's Summit, Missouri and Kansas City, Missouri, Overland Park, Kansas, Topeka, Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, and Wichita, Kansas. The School of Nursing, which is operated in partnership with Stormont-Vail HealthCare in Topeka, offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.
Enrollment in all four schools has grown to a total student population more than 3,000, with more than 900 students on the Baldwin City campus. A 2014 survey by the Kansas City Business Journal listed Baker University's MBA program as having the largest enrollment for MBA programs in the Kansas City, Missouri Metropolitan Area.
Baker is a private, liberal arts university that educates traditional and nontraditional students through small classes, innovative instructors and rigorous coursework.
Baker University was chartered on February 12, 1858. Named for Osmon Cleander Baker, a distinguished scholar and bishop of what is now the United Methodist Church, the school holds the honor of being the first university in Kansas.
At Baker University, education is personal. Our community is the bond that will connect you to lifelong friends and associates, to professors that mentor and inspire and to supportive staff ready to help at any hour of the day. Enriching campus activities, productive internships, career opportunities and international experiences are all a part of your education whether it is in Baldwin City, Kansas City, Topeka or Wichita.
The Baker University is a Private university located in Baldwin City.
The Baker University was founded in 1858.
The current president of Baker University is Dr. Lynne Murray.
According to verified online sources, the Baker University enrolls a total of 1179 students.
According to the main website, the Baker University has a total student population of 1179 graduate students.