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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

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Parmenter Hall

Parmenter Hall with its distinguishing tower, is the first building actually built on the Baker University campus and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places . The cornerstone was laid in June, 1866, but lack of financing delayed completion until 1881

Baldwin City, KS National Register

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

Baldwin, Historical Marker

Here, and for the next 300 miles west, Highway 56 roughly follows the old Santa Fe Trail, and frequently crosses it. White settlement began in this area in 1854, the year Kansas became a territory, and in 1855

Baldwin City, KS Pioneer Life

Black Jack Log Cabin

A white oak log cabin stands at the roadside park three miles east of Baldwin on Highway 56. Built in observance of Kansas' centennial in 1961, it now houses historical artifacts as well as hosting meetings and gatherings.

Baldwin City, KS Pioneer Life

Santa Fe Trail Ruts

The historic Santa Fe Trail which carried civilization and commerce between the East and the Mexican settlements of the southwest between 1825 and 1875

Baldwin City, KS Pioneer Life

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