Baker College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$9,360
4% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$12,983
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
15.1%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
12,018
37% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
14.4%
55 Graduates

About

Baker College is a higher education institution located in Genesee County, MI. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Baker College were General Business Administration & Management (513 degrees awarded), Health Care Administration & Management (295 degrees), and Family & Community Services (152 degrees).

In 2017, 4,618 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Baker College. 71% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 29% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (3,827 degrees), 7.65 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (500 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Baker College is $9,360, which is $-3,530 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Baker College is $9,360, which is $-3,530 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,983.

In 2017, 69% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 59% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$9,360
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Baker College was $9,360. The cost of tuition at Baker College is $-3,530 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$12,983
2017 Value
3.42%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Baker College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,983. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Baker College grew by 3.42%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,300
Room and Board
$1,800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Baker College was of $6,300 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

69%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
59%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

69% of undergraduate students at Baker College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.43% with respect to 2016, when 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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.
15.1%
2016 Default Rate
1718
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Baker College was 15.1%, which represents 1718 out of the 11363 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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Enrollment

Baker College has a total enrollment of 12,018 students. The full-time enrollment at Baker College is 4,447 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,571. This means that 37% of students enrolled at Baker College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Baker College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 79.5% White, 11.6% Black or African American, 4.01% Hispanic or Latino, 2.01% Asian, 1.51% Two or More Races, 0.508% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.208% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Baker College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (55.2%), followed by White Male (26.6%) and Black or African American Female (6.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (72%), followed by White Male (16%) and Black or African American Female (4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

37%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Baker College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 12,018 students. The full-time enrollment at Baker College is 4,447 and the part-time enrollment is 7,571. This means that 37% of students enrolled at Baker College are enrolled full-time compared with 45.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

45%
2017 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 College was 45%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (64%), Baker College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    9,558
  2. Black or African American
    1,394
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    482

The enrolled student population at Baker College is 79.5% White, 11.6% Black or African American, 4.01% Hispanic or Latino, 2.01% Asian, 1.51% Two or More Races, 0.508% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.208% 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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 46.1% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 1944 more women than men received degrees from Baker College. The majority of degree recipients at Baker College are white (3,827 degrees awarded). There were 7.65 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (500 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Baker College is General Business Administration & Management (513 degrees awarded), followed by Health Care Administration & Management (295 degrees) and Family & Community Services (152 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Baker College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (459 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (353 degrees), and Business (1,425 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Baker College are Registered nurses (1,386,601 people), Accountants & auditors (1,112,902 people), Other managers (718,409 people), Software developers (512,786 people), and Financial managers (437,381 people).

The most specialized majors at Baker College are Human Sciences (459 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (353 degrees), Business (1,425 degrees), Communication Technologies (27 degrees), and Health (1,504 degrees).

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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 College are Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Baker College are Human Sciences (459 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (353 degrees), Business (1,425 degrees), Communication Technologies (27 degrees), and Health (1,504 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Baker College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,753,529 people), Computer Systems Design (868,358 people), Elementary & secondary schools (742,385 people), Banking & related activities (546,643 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (498,821 people).

The most specialized majors at Baker College are Human Sciences (459 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (353 degrees), Business (1,425 degrees), Communication Technologies (27 degrees), and Health (1,504 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Baker College.
Most Common
  1. 513 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 295 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 152 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Baker College was General Business Administration & Management with 513 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 1,337
  2. 3,281

In 2017, 1,337 degrees were awarded to men at Baker College, which is 0.407 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,281).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 219 degrees were awarded to men at Baker College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.466 times less than the 470 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 470 degrees were awarded to women at Baker College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.15 times more than the 219 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

4%
100% Completion Time
14%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 4% of students graduating from Baker College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 14% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 18% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Baker College is Male and Asian (33.3% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,827 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    500 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    159 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Baker College is white (3,827 degrees awarded). There were 7.65 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (500 degrees).

1.49% of degree recipients (69 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    2,686 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,141 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    392 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Baker College is white female (2,686 degrees awarded). There were 2.35 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,141 degrees).

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Operations

Baker College has an endowment valued at nearly $303M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $27.8M (9.16%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Baker College had a total salary expenditure of $161M. Baker College employs 189 Instructors, 6 Associate professors, and 3 Professors. Most academics at Baker College are Female Instructors (138), Male Instructors(51), and Male Associate professors (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Baker College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 162 employees, Management, with 99 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 79 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$303M
2017 Endowment
6.66%
growth from 2016

Baker College has an endowment valued at about $303M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Baker College grew 6.66% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $293M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $733k - Federal
  2. $15.8k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Baker College received $733k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $15.8k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$67.6M
2017 Salaries
8.05%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Baker College paid a median of $67.6M in salaries, which represents 42% of their overall expenditure ($161M) and a 8.05% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 13.4% decline from 2015 and a 12.1% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 6.2M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$12.6M
Instructional Salaries
199
Number of Employees

In 2017, Baker College paid a total of $12.6M to 199 employees working as instructors, which represents 18.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $916k (25.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
189 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
162 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Baker College were Instructor with 189 employees; Associate professor with 6 employees; and Associate professor with 3 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Baker College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 162 employees; Management with 99 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 79 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Baker College was Female Instructor with 138 employees, Male Instructor with 51 employees, and Male Associate professor with 3 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Baker College.

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