Baker College is a private not-for-profit career orientated college located throughout the lower peninsula of Michigan. The Flint campus, situated in the southwest corner of Flint, is the flagship campus. The easy accessibility of the institute enables students to enjoy the best of urban living while they take advantage of year-round opportunities at Flint which offers the facilities of a big-college campus combined with the friendly and personal atmosphere of a small school.
The Flint campus offers more than 100 programs leading to associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees.
Students can choose from many different associate’s of applied science degree programs which often facilitate quick entry into promising, lifelong careers. For students who want to continue their studies, the associate’s degree allows entry into another institution, typically at the junior level.
Associate of Applied Science
Associate of Business
Associate of Nursing
Bachelor of Business Administration
Bachelor of Computer Science
Bachelor of Health Services Administration
Bachelor of Human Services
Bachelor of Information Technology and Security
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education
Bachelor of Science in Education
Bachelor of Science in Service Management
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Bachelor of Science in Interpreter Training
Bachelor of Science in Architectural Technology
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering
An accelerated program in business administration is available. Applicants must hold a relevant associate’s degree and submit a resume detailing their business experience. The Dean of the program reviews each applicant’s information and makes the final determination as to who earns admission. The program is accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education.
Certificate programs require fewer credit hours than associate’s degrees and are more targeted in terms of career training. Many certificate programs can be completed within a year and offer a great deal of flexibility for busy students.
For students who are unable to attend a traditional classroom, undergraduate and graduate degrees can be earned online. This program offers 24-hour accessibility and uses a “blackboard” Internet-based system. All courses have scheduled start and end dates with assignment deadlines.
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Students seeking admission must submit the completed application form along with their official transcripts and ACT/ SAT scores. The sheer affordability and accessibility of the college makes it a favorite among freshman, transfer, and adult students. Getting a transfer to the campus is also fairly easy. Applicants must send the completed application form along with official transcripts from all previously attended institutes. International students are also encouraged to apply for admission; applicants whose native language is not English must provide proof of their proficiency in the language.
There are a variety of financial aid programs to help eligible deserving students pay for their college educations. Financial assistance is offered in the form of grants, scholarships, loans, and work-study programs. All students seeking financial aid must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Scholarships and grants are considered “gift aid” because they do not need to be repaid after graduation. Some of the scholarships available to eligible Flint students are the Adult Education Scholarship, Adult Transfer Scholarship, Alternative Education Scholarship, Career Scholarship, Board of Regent’s Scholarship, Fred Myers memorial Scholarship, EKOS Computer Scholarship, Rotary Club of Flint Scholarship, and Jeffrey Suter Memorial Scholarship. The federal and state grants offered to eligible students include the Jewell Educational Fund, Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Michigan Tuition Grant, and Michigan Competitive Scholarship.
Loans are also offered through the Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP). Loans are a form of financial aid which must be repaid with interest when a student graduates or leaves school for other reasons. Some of the different types of loans available to eligible students are the Federal Stafford Loan (Subsidized and Unsubsidized), Federal PLUS Loan, and Federal Graduate PLUS Loan. The campus also offers work-study programs to enable the students find employment on or off campus to pay for college. The federal work study program is funded by the federal government.
There is a diverse student body that actively participates in various events and activities organized on campus. Campus life offers the perfect platform to enable students to pursue academic excellence and build lifelong friendships. Students are encouraged to participate in the active clubs and organizations, which include ASME: Society of Manufacturing Engineers; the Accounting Association and Interior Design Club of Baker College-Flint; Pi Theta Epsilon; Medical Allied-Health Student Organization; Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society; and Student Nursing Club.
The library on the Flint campus houses an impressive collection of books, magazines, journals, reference guides, and other online resources. It is the perfect place for research, study, and group work. There are even individual study-cubicles well arranged around the room to provide students a space to study in peace. The library has more than 35 computers stationed for student use.
The Flint campus offers on-campus housing for students. There are well-furnished and modernly-equipped residence halls such as Baker Hall East, Baker Hall West, and Riverfront Residence Hall. Each of the units are fitted with modern amenities such as refrigerators, ovens, private bathrooms, full kitchens, living rooms, private phone lines, and 24-hour coin-operated laundry facilities.
The Academic Administration Building at Flint features contemporary offices and classrooms and state-of-the-art laboratories. The campus also houses the growing health sciences and business divisions along with outstanding student support services such as a health/ fitness center, auditorium, high-tech video classrooms, bookstore / gift shop, and student center.
The Career Services complex includes library support, PALnet, and corporate services. The center offers career counseling services and advice to the students. It helps them take the right career decisions, and also helps in securing a good job placement in their field of interest.
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Flint offers the perfect ambience for students to study and have fun. The Cultural Center offers an array of fun activities such as swimming, boating, fishing, camping, skiing, and skating at area parks and lakes. There are also several public golf courses, restaurants, and shopping malls situated close by. Some of the interesting points of interest in Flint are Crossroads Village, Holloway Reservoir, Huckleberry Railroad, Mott Lake, Sloan Museum, Timber Wolf, and Wolverine Campgrounds.
Flint also hosts a variety of events such as Crim Races, Antique Car Show, Flint Art Show, Flint Symphony Orchestra Series, Michigan Renaissance Festival, Frankenmuth Bavarian Festival, Music in the Parks, and Whiting Showcase Series.
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