Parents’ Guide to College 2022 Special Section
| Baker College
1500 University Drive • Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Undergraduate Enrollment Information: 855-487-7888, baker.edu
Baker College is laser-focused on one mission: Helping students to secure a rewarding and lasting career. Baker is a regionally accredited, private, non-profit institution offering associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. They’re proud to be one of the most affordable four-year institutions in the state, offering millions in scholarships for students each year.
Baker aligns its programs with the highgrowth 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 classroom instruction, extended reality (XR) learning experiences, and extracurricular opportunities.
Baker College’s footprint stretches across Michigan with five campus locations. Construction on a new Royal Oak campus, slated to open in the fall of 2022, is nearing completion. Safe and affordable housing options are available at select campuses. They also offer a variety of 100-percent online degree programs. Whether oncampus or online, students enjoy deep, meaningful engagement with faculty and students, alongside a diverse collection of student life options.
Year founded: 1911
Current enrollment: 6,028
Student-faculty ratio: 8:1
Number of undergraduate degrees offered: 49
Number of master’s degrees offered: 13
Number of doctoral degrees offered: 2
Subject matter expertise: Nursing and health sciences, business, information technology, education, social science, auto/diesel, and culinary.
In-state tuition: $10,160
Out-of-state tuition: $10,160
Percentage of students on financial aid: 84%
Top three awards/recognitions: Ranked “Best Private College in Michigan,” by Intelligent.com, February 2022. “America’s Best Online Learning Schools 2022” by Newsweek, November 2021. Faurecia North America Diversity & Inclusion Pacesetter Award, December 2021.
Affiliated colleges/satellite campuses: Baker College of Auburn Hills, Baker College of Cadillac, Baker College of Jackson, Baker College of Muskegon, Baker College of Owosso, Baker College of Royal Oak, Baker College Online, Baker College Center for Graduate Studies, Auto/Diesel Institute of Michigan, Culinary Institute of Michigan – Port Huron, Culinary Institute of Michigan – Muskegon.