Baker University (154688)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$31,620
2% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$23,957
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.36%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
91.8%
776 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
2,105
45.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
47.9%
114 Graduates

About

Baker University (154688) is a higher education institution located in Douglas County, KS. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Baker University (154688) were General Business Administration & Management (171 degrees awarded), General Education (66 degrees), and General Educational Leadership & Administration (55 degrees).

In 2022, 731 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Baker University (154688). 62.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (532 degrees), 7.19 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (74 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Baker University (154688) is $31,620, which is $7,624 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Baker University (154688) is $31,620, which is $7,624 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,957.

In 2022, 64% of undergraduate students attending Baker University (154688) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 45% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$31,620
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Baker University (154688) was $31,620. The cost of tuition at Baker University (154688) is $7,624 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$23,957
2022 Value
3.65%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Baker University (154688) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,957. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Baker University (154688) grew by 3.65%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,830
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Baker University (154688) was of $8,830 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.08% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

64%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
45%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

64% of undergraduate students at Baker University (154688) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 22.9% with respect to 2021, when 83% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.36%
2019 Default Rate
10
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Baker University (154688) was 1.36%, which represents 10 out of the 733 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Baker University (154688) received 776 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 21.8% annual growth. Out of those 776 applicants, 712 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 91.8% acceptance rate.

There were 2,105 students enrolled at Baker University (154688) in 2022. 1% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Baker University (154688) has an overall enrollment yield of 32.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

91.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
712
Accepted Out of 776

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Baker University (154688) was 91.8% (712 admissions from 776 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 99.1%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 21.8%, while admissions grew by 12.8%..

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SAT Scores

1%
Submission Percentage (2022)
2
Scores Submitted (2022)

1% of enrolled first-time students at Baker University (154688) in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Baker University (154688) had a total enrollment of 2,105 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Baker University (154688) is 960 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,145. This means that 45.6% of students enrolled at Baker University (154688) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Baker University (154688), both undergraduate and graduate, is 69.3% White, 9.17% Black or African American, 8.84% Hispanic or Latino, 4.23% Two or More Races, 2.8% Asian, 1.14% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.38% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Baker University (154688) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (33.9%), followed by White Male (29.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.14%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (53.3%), followed by Black or African American Female (13.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (13.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

45.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Baker University (154688) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,105 students. The full-time enrollment at Baker University (154688) is 960 and the part-time enrollment is 1,145. This means that 45.6% of students enrolled at Baker University (154688) are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Baker University (154688) was 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Baker University (154688) had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,458 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    193 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    186 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Baker University (154688) is 69.3% White, 9.17% Black or African American, 8.84% Hispanic or Latino, 4.23% Two or More Races, 2.8% Asian, 1.14% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.38% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 185 more women than men received degrees from Baker University (154688). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Baker University (154688) is white (532 degrees awarded). There were 7.19 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (74 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Baker University (154688) is General Business Administration & Management (171 degrees awarded), followed by General Education (66 degrees) and General Educational Leadership & Administration (55 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Baker University (154688), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (52 degrees awarded), Education (188 degrees), and Business (310 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Baker University (154688) are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,788,030 people), Accountants & auditors (1,062,010 people), Other managers (818,804 people), Secondary school teachers (572,970 people), and Financial managers (519,615 people).

The most specialized majors at Baker University (154688) in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (52 degrees awarded), Education (188 degrees), Business (310 degrees), History (6 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (16 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Baker University (154688) are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Baker University (154688) are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (52 degrees awarded), Education (188 degrees), Business (310 degrees), History (6 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (16 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Baker University (154688) are Elementary & secondary schools (3,322,846 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (634,645 people), Computer Systems Design (585,718 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (538,305 people), and Banking & related activities (521,277 people).

The most specialized majors at Baker University (154688) are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (52 degrees awarded), Education (188 degrees), Business (310 degrees), History (6 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (16 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Baker University (154688).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 73 degrees awarded
  2. 62 degrees awarded
  3. 43 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Baker University (154688) was Registered Nursing with 73 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

273
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
458
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 273 degrees were awarded to men at Baker University (154688), which is 0.596 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (458).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 104 degrees were awarded to men at Baker University (154688) in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.759 times less than the 137 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 137 degrees were awarded to men at Baker University (154688) in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.32 times more than the 104 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

50%
100% Completion Time
62%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 50% of students graduating from Baker University (154688) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 62% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 62% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Baker University (154688) is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    532 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    74 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    56 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Baker University (154688) is white (532 degrees awarded). There were 7.19 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (74 degrees).

1.78% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    335 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    197 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    47 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Baker University (154688) is white female (335 degrees awarded). There were 1.7 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (197 degrees).

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Operations

Baker University (154688) has an endowment valued at nearly $49.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−13%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Baker University (154688) had a total salary expenditure of 37.5M. Baker University (154688) employs 30 Assistant professors, 22 Professors and 16 Associate professors. Most academics at Baker University (154688) are Female Assistant professor (21), Male Professor (13), and Female Associate professor (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Baker University (154688) are: Office and Administrative Support, with 51 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 36 employees, and Management with 30 employees.

Endowment

$49.6M
2022 Endowment
8.63%
decline from 2021

Baker University (154688) has an endowment valued at about $49.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Baker University (154688) declined 8.63% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.03M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$14.7M
2022 Salaries
6.08%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Baker University (154688) paid a median of $14.7M in salaries, which represents 39.1% of their overall expenditure ($37.5M) and a 6.08% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.19M
Instructional Salaries
68
Number of Employees

In 2022, Baker University (154688) paid a total of $4.19M to 68 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
30 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
51 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Baker University (154688) were Assistant professor with 30 employees, Professor with 22 employees, and Associate professor with 16 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Baker University (154688) were Office and Administrative Support with 51 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 36 employees, and Management with 30 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Baker University (154688) was Female Assistant professor with 21 employees, Male Professor with 13 employees, and Female Associate professor with 10 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Baker University (154688).

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