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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

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

Case Hall

Case Hall is Baker University's first library building. Completed in 1907 with a grant from the Carnegie Foundation it is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places for its innovated construction for the time.

It was designed by Baker'

Baldwin City, KS National Register

Allen (Depot) Park

Allen Park, Main and High streets in West Baldwin (formerly Media), is privately owned and maintained by the Santa Fe Trail Historical Society. While privately owned, it is open to the public and offers a ball field, play area and shelterhouse with picnic tables, running water and grills.

Baldwin City, KS Parks

Quayle Rare Bible Collection

The Quayle Bible Collection includes over 700 volumes and manuscripts dating from hand-lettered and ornately-decorated Bibles by monks, clay tablets from 2060 BC (the time of Abraham), a synagogue roll from the 12th century made of 13

Baldwin City, KS Collections

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

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