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Baker College

Owosso, MI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate39%

Baker College Admissions

It is not difficult to get into Baker College. The college admitted 39% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 1,660 students applied to Baker College and 652 were admitted.

If you are planning on applying to Baker College, the deadline for Fall 2024 admissions is 8/10 and the application fee is $30.

Baker College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Baker College's admissions stats.

Baker College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.2
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 85%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 15%
Waitlist No

Baker College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Baker College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Yes Info Not Available
Early Decision II
Early Action No
Regular Decision Yes 8 10

Applying Early to Baker College?

Baker College offers early decision but not early action. Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.

The early decision acceptance rate at Baker College is 65%, compared to an overall acceptance rate of 39%. Last year, Baker College admitted 64 of the 98 students who applied early decision.

Some students apply early to college to help their chances of acceptance. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase the chance of admission, since it shows that you are very interested in a school.

➡️ Explore a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Baker College Admissions

Is Baker College Challenging To Get Into?

It is not difficult to get into Baker College. Baker College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, Baker College accepted 39% of all applicants, about 652 from 1,660 applicants.

Schools that are not difficult to get into, like Baker College, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT. Admissions to Direct Admit Health Science Programs is program very difficult.

For applicants who are not residents of Michigan, getting into Baker College is not difficult.

Transferring to Baker College

It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Baker College

Baker College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Baker College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Baker College

What does Baker College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Considered

Make sure to check with Baker College for more information on admission factors.

Baker College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Baker College, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Baker College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)
Other Requirements Successful completion of high school English and Math
Transcript(S) of College Record
Transcript of High School Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Baker College?

Students admitted to Baker College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Baker College is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 85% of Baker College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 15% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Baker College?

To be competitive with other Baker College applicants, you should strive to score between 900 and 1100 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Baker College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1100 and 25% of scored lower than 900, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Baker College students scored 540 or higher and 75% of students scored 440 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Baker College students scored 560 or higher, and 75% scored a 440 or higher.

To be most competitive at Baker College, you should strive to earn between 16 and 23 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Baker College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.

A 16 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Baker College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 16.

More Information on Transferring to Baker College

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Baker College.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is August 10.

Transfer students can enroll in Baker College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Baker College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Baker College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Baker College.

Does Baker College accept transfer credits?

✅ Baker College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Baker College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit

Does Baker College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Baker College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Baker College?

❌ No, Baker College is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you may want not want to include them in your application.

What is Baker College's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Baker College is 39%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Baker College?

✅ Baker College's early decision acceptance rate was 65% in 2021.

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Baker College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Baker College? Baker College is a less selective institution. The Baker College acceptance rate is 39%. This means that the institution accepts 39 out of every 100 applicants.


Baker College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 10

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 10

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Baker College is Aug 10.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Baker College is Aug 10.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Baker College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

900 - 1100


Math SAT Range

440 - 540


Reading SAT Range

440 - 560

Baker College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Baker College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.2. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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