Parents’ Guide to College 2023 Special Section
| Baker College
1020 S. Washington St., Owosso, MI 48867
Undergraduate Enrollment Information: 855-487-7888, baker.edu
Colleges are not created equal, Baker College focuses on students first and the belief that education is a powerful tool for improving personal and generational growth. Decreasing reliance on student loan debt, is just one way Baker College makes a lasting impact for families.
Baker aligns its programs with the high-growth industries of today and beyond. Fields of study include nursing and other health sciences, business, computer science and information technology, psychology, criminal justice and more. They also offer specialized programs through their affiliates, The Auto/Diesel Institute of Michigan and the Culinary Institute of Michigan. Students gain practical knowledge and expertise through a combination of engaging classroom instruction, state-of-the-art labs and participating in extracurricular opportunities.
Baker College’s footprint stretches across Michigan with six campus locations including our newest flag-ship campus located in Royal Oak. Safe and affordable housing options are available at select campuses. They also offer a variety of 100-percent online degree programs. Whether on campus or online, students enjoy deep, meaningful engagement with faculty and students, alongside a diverse collection of student life options.
Year founded: 1911
Current enrollment: 4,969
Student-faculty ratio: 8:1
Number of undergraduate degrees offered: 48
Number of master’s degrees offered: 13
Number of doctoral degrees offered: 2
Subject matter expertise: Business, health science, nursing, occupational therapy, information technology & engineering, social science, education, culinary, auto/diesel.
In-state/Out-of-state tuition: $12,890
Percentage of students on financial aid: 86%
Top three awards/recognitions: Top Performers on Social Mobility (#12)—U.S. News & World Report. 2022-2023 Military Friendly® School Silver Level Award—Military Friendly®. America’s Top Online Colleges 2023 (#180)—Newsweek/ Statista.
Affiliated colleges/satellite campuses: Baker College of Cadillac, Baker College of Muskegon, Baker College of Jackson, Baker College of Owosso, Baker College of Royal Oak, Baker Online, Center for Graduate Studies, Culinary Institute of Michigan—Muskegon, Culinary Institute of Michigan—Port Huron, Auto/Diesel Institute of Michigan, St. Francis School of Law.