Baker University, founded in 1858, is one of the highest ranking colleges of the Midwest and offers students a number of degree options through its numerous schools. Baker's main campus in Baldwin City, Kansas, is home to the College of Arts and Sciences as well as the School of Education. There are also locations in Topeka, Wichita and Kansas City, Kansas, for students looking to pursue degrees in Nursing, Graduate and Professional Studies.
The main campus offers more than 40 undergraduate degrees in traditional Liberal Arts fields. Students are free to live in university housing or find a college apartment in Baldwin City. Since Baldwin City is just an hour South of Kansas City, students can look here for off campus living opportunity as well, if they don't mind a bit of a commute to the main campus. This may also be ideal for those planning to attend Baker's grad school in the larger city after completing their undergraduate degrees.
Living in Baldwin City gives students a chance to experience urban life, while still being close to rural, less urban areas. The small city is located near many large parks and lakes where students can go to unwind and stretch their legs in between classes and study sessions. The town offers plenty for students to see and do as well, such as the annual Maple Leaf Festival. Every year in late October, people come to Baldwin City to celebrate the harvest with music, food and fun. There are also a number of local attractions to check out. Students can also take a short ride up to Kansas City for a day trip or a weekend getaway.
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