We challenge all students to think critically using open inquiry and freedom of expression.
Alumni include four Rhodes Scholars, a Pulitzer Prize winner, entrepreneurs, educators, nurses, writers, artists, doctors, explorers and trendsetters who have shaped our world.
Four schools comprise Baker University: College of Arts and Sciences, School of Education, School of Nursing, School of Professional and Graduate Studies.
We promote a community of belonging and Baker family connections, which result in lifelong associations.
Baker is a private, liberal arts university that educates students through small classes, innovative instructors and rigorous coursework.
For over 150 years students at the first university in Kansas have fully engaged in learning; connected with peers, faculty and staff and developed lifelong relationships.
Baker: a community where excellence lives and students thrive.
Baker University Vision & Values
Vision & Purpose
Baker University is a premier private university with a tradition of academic excellence and student engagement in a respectful, inviting and values-based learning community. The faculty provides creative, student-focused learning experiences challenging students to analyze issues with depth and clarity. Students fully engage in their learning; connect with peers, faculty and staff; and develop lifelong relationships with diverse groups of people. Graduates realize their potential to become confident, competent contributors to society.
Baker University is committed to assuring student learning, and developing confident, competent and responsible contributors to society.
In the tradition of our United Methodist heritage, Baker University values: