Baker College of Jackson: Narrative Description
BAKER COLLEGE OF JACKSON N-11
2800 Springport Rd.
Jackson, MI 49202
Tel: (517)789-6123; 888-343-3683; Admissions: (517)788-7800; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.baker.edu/
Description: Independent, 4-year, coed. Part of Baker College System. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1994. Setting: 42-acre urban campus with easy access to Lansing. Total enrollment: 1,593. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 13:1. 721 applied, 100% were admitted. Students come from 2 states and territories, 1% from out-of-state, 0.3% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 7% black, 0.3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 56% 25 or older. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, co-op programs and internships.
Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript. Placement: SAT I or ACT recommended. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 9/19. Notification: continuous.
Costs Per Year: Application fee: $20. Tuition: $5940 full-time, $165 per quarter hour part-time. Full-time tuition varies according to program. Part-time tuition varies according to program.
Collegiate Environment: Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. Baker College of Jackson Library with 7,000 books, 150 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 110 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.