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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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Area History Mural

The mural depicting area history was painted by local artist, Tom Russell. It is displayed in the Baldwin State Bank.

Baldwin City, KS Arts

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.

Baldwin City, KS Colleges

Clarice L. Osborne Memorial Chapel

This chapel's history takes a little more than a glance to read, but the story of its transport from a small town in England to its resurrection at Baker University is remarkable.

In 1864, after nearly six decades of meeting in local homes, a small Methodist congregation in Sproxton (

Baldwin City, KS Historic Churches

Baldwin Golf Course

The Baldwin Golf Association owns and operates a 9-hole sand green golf couse and clubhouse southeast of the corner of Main and College (southeast of Allen Park).

While the club is a membership operated facility, it is available to non-members and guests as well.

Baldwin City, KS Golf Courses

Women's Bridge

The native stone and brick bridge over Tauy Creek was erected in 1890 at the request of Baldwin's first female mayor, Lucy Sullivan. Mrs. Sullivan, one of the nation's earliest woman mayors, and her all-female council distinguished themselves with community improvements such as this bridge "

Baldwin City, KS Pioneer Life

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