Baker University

Baldwin City, KS 66006
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Baker University is one of the twenty-four private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Kansas. The campus is located in Baldwin City town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,694 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 258 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 175 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 68%). Every year 57% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Baker's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $28,430, and fees were $530. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $28,430 and $530 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Town
Number of Students2,694
Student to Faculty Ratio7:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
United Methodist
Level4-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate68%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 5 71
Master's degree 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 94%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1913 - Current

Admission

86%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT950 to 1110
ACT21 to 25
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$890/credit
In State Students$890/credit
Out of State Students$890/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$566/credit
In State Students$566/credit
Out of State Students$566/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $40,050 $40,050 $40,050
ADN 70 $62,300 $62,300 $62,300
BSN 125 $111,250 $111,250 $111,250
FNP 50 $28,300 $28,300 $28,300
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Baker University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 36% $4,319
Other Federal Grant 32% $605
State Grant & Scholarships 41% $3,026
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 100% $17,262
Federal Student Loans 71% $6,119
Private Loans 7% $10,330

$22,393

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$19,233
$30,001 to $48,000$18,182
$48,001 to $75,000$19,505
$75,001 to $110,000$24,451
Over $110,000$22,640

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Student Population

1,771

Undergrads

923

Graduates

1,579

Women

1,115

Men

41%

Full-time

59%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
74%
Black/African American
9%
Hispanic
6%
Two or more races
3%
Race/ethnicity unknown
3%
Asian
2%
Non-resident alien
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Kansas state board of nursing.

Baker University
618 Eighth Street
Baldwin City, KS 66006
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