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Baker College Admissions

If you are considering submitting an applicationto Baker College, the regular decision application deadline is August 10 and the fee for the application costs $30. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for an application fee waiver.

Considering 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 54%, compared to an overall acceptance rate of 54%. In 2021, Baker College admitted 27 of the 50 students who applied early decison.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Baker College?

Baker College is aslightly difficult school to get into. Baker College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Baker College **accepted 54% of students, around 823 of the 1,531 students who applied.

Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like Baker College, MIN

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

What's Most Important to Get In to Baker College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Baker College

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Not Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Not Considered
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Not Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Not Considered
Application Essay Not Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Not Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Not Considered
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores Important
Volunteer Work Not Considered

Baker College 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Baker College 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)
Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale) 2.5
Other Requirements Successful completion of high school English and Math
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Baker College?

Students admitted to Baker College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Baker College, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
3.75 and 3.99 13.6%
3.50 and 3.74 14.7%
3.25 and 3.49 14%
3.00 and 3.24 14.7%
2.50 and 2.9 23.1%
2.00 and 2.49 14%
Baker College does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

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 2021, 85% of Baker College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 15% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Baker College?

To be competitive with other Baker College applicants, you should strive to earn 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.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Baker College?

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.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

Transferring to Baker College

For transfer students, it is slightly 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?

Students who are admitted to Baker College must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..

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 ACE recommendations for credit

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

Baker College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Baker College?

No, Baker College is test optional, so you can make the call whether to include your test scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you may want to send them. If you scored lower than a school's average,, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..

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Baker College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective

54%

How hard is it to get into Baker College? Baker College is a less selective institution. The Baker College acceptance rate is 54%. This means that the institution accepts 53 out of every 100 applicants.

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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 ACT Scores

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ACT Range

16 - 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

23 and Above

Good

16 to 23

Avg

16 and Less

Low

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Baker College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

900 - 1100

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Math SAT Range

440 - 540

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Reading SAT Range

440 - 560

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Baker College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.06

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Baker College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.06. 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.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

6,029

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

54%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$12,500

Out-of-State

$12,500

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 10
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