Baker University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (312.263.0456,, for degree programs in arts, sciences and professional curricula at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels. Its accreditation has been continuous since first granted in 1913 and was most recently renewed in 2012.

Baker University is accredited by the Kansas State Department of Education and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation ( and is a member of and approved by the University Senate of the United Methodist Church. KSDE and CAEP Annual Reporting Measures

Baker University has been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) since 1994.

The Baker School of Nursing’s bachelor’s program is approved by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. Both the bachelor’s and the master’s nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (202.887.6791,

The majors of accounting, business, and international business offered at the College of Arts and Sciences in Baldwin City are fully accredited at the national level by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The ACBSP accreditation is limited to degree programs offered on the Baldwin City campus.

Baker University is a member of numerous professional organizations in higher education including: the Council of Independent Colleges, the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, the Kansas Independent College Association and others.

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