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Baker College Overview

Located in Owosso, Michigan, Baker College is a private not-for-profit institution. Owosso is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

What Is Baker College Known For?

2,849 Undergraduate Awards
$18,157 Avg Cost After Aid
  • Students at Baker College may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 7 to 1.
  • The highest award offered at Baker College is the doctor's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 12% of the faculty were full-time.

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Baker College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Baker College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#93 Most Popular Online Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#209 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Baker College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Value Legal Support Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Value Graphic Communications Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Value Communications Technology/Support Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Value Legal Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Value Liberal Arts & Humanities Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Value Liberal Arts General Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#32 Best Value Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#50 Best Value Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#54 Best Value Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#70 Best Value Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Baker College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#5 Highest Paid Communications Technologies & Support Graduates College Factual
#5 Highest Paid Graphic Communications Graduates College Factual
#14 Highest Paid Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Graduates College Factual
#14 Highest Paid Liberal Arts General Studies Graduates College Factual

Where Is Baker College?

Location of Baker College

Contact details for Baker College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1020 S Washington St, Owosso, MI 48867
Phone: 855-487-7888
Website: www.baker.edu

How Do I Get Into Baker College?

You can apply to Baker College online at: www.baker.edu/apply

Can I Afford Baker College?

$18,157 Net Price
60% Take Out Loans
15.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Baker College is $18,157. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Baker College, approximately 60% of students took out student loans averaging $6,612 a year. That adds up to $26,448 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Baker College is 15.1%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Baker College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,801 Full-Time Undergraduates
72% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7,240 undergraduate students at Baker College, with 2,801 being full-time and 4,439 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Baker College

There are also 366 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,801 full-time undergraduates at Baker College, 28% are male and 72% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Baker College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Baker College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Baker College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 39
Black or African American 209
Hispanic or Latino 129
White 2,204
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 220

Geographic Diversity

Michigan students aren't the only ones who study at Baker College. At this time, 24 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 21 countries are represented at Baker College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Canada, and Ethiopia.

Online Learning at Baker College

2,958 Took All Classes Online
5,365 Took At Least One Class Online
583.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 19 bachelor’s degree and 12 master’s degree programs available online at Baker College. In 2017-2018, 5,365 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Baker College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 3rd most popular in Michigan for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Baker College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Baker College was 583.0%. This is the #138 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Baker College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Baker College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Computer Science 26%
Computer Software & Applications 48%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 20%
Liberal Arts General Studies 20%
Nursing 21%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Baker College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Baker College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Management Information Systems #1
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology #2
Computer Software & Applications #2
Finance & Financial Management #3
Human Resource Management #3
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions #4
Computer Science #4
Marketing #6
Computer Programming #6
Psychology #8
General Psychology #8
Information Technology #9
General Business/Commerce #10
Educational Administration #11
Accounting #13
Liberal Arts General Studies #13
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #13
Computer & Information Sciences #18
Health & Medical Administrative Services #19
Criminal Justice & Corrections #20
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #21
Nursing #22
Education #26
Business Administration & Management #38
Health Professions #41
Business, Management & Marketing #46

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Baker College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 0 156 0 394 0 38 12 600
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 79 360 0 0 0 0 0 439
Health & Medical Administrative Services 4 85 0 150 0 16 0 255
Nursing 0 26 0 191 0 2 0 219
Human Development & Family Studies 0 45 0 133 0 0 0 178
Allied Health Professions 0 156 0 4 0 0 0 160
Information Technology 0 55 0 87 1 0 0 143
Accounting 0 52 0 57 0 5 0 114
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 17 64 15 0 0 0 0 96
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 52 0 35 0 0 0 87
Human Resource Management 0 6 0 65 0 11 0 82
Culinary Arts 0 69 0 7 0 0 0 76
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 0 0 41 0 0 0 41
Marketing 0 1 0 30 0 5 0 36
Dental Support Services 0 27 9 0 0 0 0 36
General Psychology 0 0 0 36 0 0 0 36
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 6 0 26 0 2 0 34
Computer Programming 0 13 0 14 0 0 0 27
Computer Science 0 0 0 27 0 0 0 27
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 18 0 6 0 0 0 24
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 0 23 0 0 0 23
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 0 16 5 0 0 21
Agricultural Mechanization 0 19 0 0 0 0 0 19
Design & Applied Arts 0 6 0 13 0 0 0 19
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 0 11 0 7 0 18
Precision Metal Working 13 5 0 0 0 0 0 18
Mechanical Engineering 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 14
Management Information Systems 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 13
American Sign Language 0 0 0 13 0 0 0 13
Graphic Communications 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 12
Legal Support Services 0 9 0 3 0 0 0 12
Industrial Production Technology 0 8 0 3 0 0 0 11
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 9
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 8
Construction Management 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 7
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 7
General Education 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 6
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6
Educational Administration 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4
Architectural Engineering Technology 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
Civil Engineering 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
Electrical Engineering 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
Ophthalmic & Optometric Support Services 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Air Transportation 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
General Business/Commerce 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
General Sales & Marketing 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Environmental Control Technology 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Industrial Engineering 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Other Homeland Security 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
TOTAL 114 1,272 24 1,439 6 109 12 2,976

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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