If you are considering submitting an applicationto Baker, the fee for the application is $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
Baker University does not offer early decision or early action..
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.
Baker is amoderately difficult school to get into. Baker evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Baker **accepted 93% of students, around 761 of the 814 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Baker, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
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 when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. 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 prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Very Important|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Baker must submit the following items. Double check with Baker's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Other Requirements||√||ACT or SAT scores|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Baker have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Out of all students that were admitted, 75% submitted a class rank. At Baker 11% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 30% were in the top 25% and 70% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Baker University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||20%|
|3.50 and 3.74||22%|
|3.25 and 3.49||15%|
|3.00 and 3.24||19%|
|2.50 and 2.9||19%|
|2.00 and 2.49||1%|
|Baker does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
Baker has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 5% of Baker's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 90% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
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To be most competitive at Baker, you should strive to earn between 19 and 24 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Baker's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.
A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Baker students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Baker.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Baker during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Winter Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Baker?
Students who are admitted to Baker must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Baker accept transfer credits?
Baker accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Baker accepts:
ACE recommendations for credit
Does Baker accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Baker accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Baker?
No, Baker 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 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..
How hard is it to get into Baker? Baker is a somewhat selective institution. The Baker acceptance rate is 93%. This means that the institution accepts 93 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Baker is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Baker is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Baker is 22. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Baker. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Baker, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.39. 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.
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