First University in Kansas

Baker University

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Founded in 1858

Offering undergraduate through doctoral programs.

Baker is a private university that educates traditional and nontraditional students through small classes, innovative instructors, and rigorous course work.

A Baker education is rooted in the liberal arts, a tradition that builds on historical strengths while advancing emerging ideas and fields of study.

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Fortune 500 CEOs, New York Times best-selling authors, a Pulitzer Prize winner, and a Super Bowl champion all proudly claim Baker, the first university in Kansas, as their alma mater.

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College of Arts and Sciences

Baldwin City Campus

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A Lasting Investment

99%

Job & graduate school placement

Highest

Average salaries among graduates of Kansas universities

#1

Return on Investment in Kansas

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Residential

Baldwin City Campus

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School of Professional and Graduate Studies

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Education

Graduate Programs and Continuing Education

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Bachelor's and Master's Programs

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Recent News

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Apr 9, 2021

BU fine arts on display in downtown Baldwin City April 15-18

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Mar 4, 2021

Baker receives $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation

Last Lecture by Michelle Deming on March 15

Mar 3, 2021

Dr. Deming to present “Last Lecture” on March 15

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Mar 2, 2021

Baker named a Military Friendly School for 2021-2022

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