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Baker University Baker is a liberal arts university which draws the region's finest students. The first university in Kansas, Baker was founded by Methodist ministers 139 years ago.


It has produced four Rhodes Scholars and two Pulitzer Prize winners and is consistently ranked by national services as one of the top private liberal arts universities in the region.


The hallmarks of Baker's educational experiences are small class sizes, individual attention from qualified and caring faculty members, and the opportunity to participate in many activities.


Baker is comprised of three schools:


The College of Arts and Sciences at the main campus in Baldwin City, Kansas serves 800 students who pursue undergraduate degrees in any of 20 areas of study.


The School of Professional and Graduate Studies serves working adults at campuses in Overland Park, Topeka, and Wichita, Kansas. Both undergraduate and master's degrees are offered. The school's enrollment is 1,100.


The School of Nursing, which Baker operates in partnership with Stormont-Vail Regional Health
Center in Topeka, Kansas, offers a nursing degree in a traditional four-year program and in an abbreviated degree-completion program for nurses working in the field. Enrollment is about 100 students.


Address: Baldwin City, KS 66006-0065
Phone: 785-594-6451
Our Website:www.bakeru.edu

Come visit us in Baldwin City, Kansas

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Grove and West Parks

Grove Park, Fremont and Third, and West Park, 11th and High, are tree-shaded city-owned parks equipped with children's playground areas with swings, slides, and other equipment.

Baldwin City, KS Parks

Old Castle Museum Complex

The 3-story native sandstone Castle was the first home of Baker University, Kansas' oldest 4-year college. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places , it was built in 1857 and 1858, at a cost of $3,200 and includes native wood - mostly walnut - woodwork. It provided a "

Baldwin City, KS Museums

Battle of Black Jack

This battle was part of the struggle to make Kansas a free state. In May, 1856, Pro-slavery men destroyed buildings and newspaper presses in Lawrence, Free-State headquarters. John Brown's company then killed 5

Baldwin City, KS Battlesites

Santa Fe Trail Well

Located three blocks north of Highway 56 on Washington Street in Baldwin (the only Palmyra street to still carry its original name), the Santa Fe Trail Well provided the first fresh water for travelers on the Trail.

Hand dug to 40 feet, it was later deepened to 70

Baldwin City, KS Pioneer Life

The Historic Santa Fe Depot

The Santa Fe Depot was built in 1906 and is the only remaining depot of Kansas' first railroad south of the Kaw, the Leavenworth, Lawrence, and Ft. Gibson.

It includes unique architectural features of triple arched windows, floor water cooler, dual gas/

Baldwin City, KS Railroad History

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