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Retention and Graduation Rates

Follow the link below to access the most recently published retention, graduation and transfer-out rates for each of our campuses. Selecting the link should take you to a list of all our Baker College campuses. Select the campus you are interested in for complete information and scroll down to the "Retention and Graduation Rates" option.

College Navigator Information for Baker College

Contact Information for Assistance in Obtaining Institutional or Financial Aid Information

General Institutional Information

The following information can be found in the Baker College Student Handbook .

The information located in the handbook includes the following:

  • Notice of Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid Information
  • Price of Attendance
  • Refund Policy and Requirements for Withdrawal and Return of Federal Financial Aid
  • Transfer of Credit Policies and Articulation Agreements
  • Student Activities
  • Assistance Available From Federal, State, Local, and Institutional Programs
  • Student Campus Safety Information
  • Sexual Harassment Policy (for training link to http://www.baker.edu/psh/ )
  • FERPA Information

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Federal Student Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations
Information on federal financial aid penalties for drug law violations is available in the Baker College Catalog.

Student Loan Information

The following consumer information is available on our student loan page.

  • Initial Loan Counseling for Student Borrowers
  • Exit Counseling for Student Borrowers
  • Institutional Code of Conduct for Education Loans
  • Private Education Loans

Privacy of Student Records - Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
It is the policies of Baker College to have our admitted students and staff complete a FERPA tutorial at least once a year. If you are not a student or staff member and would like detailed FERPA information, please access our Baker College Catalog for information.

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Campus Safety Information

Each year schools are required to publish a Campus Safety Annual Report by October 1. In addition, campuses with Residence Halls are required to provide a Fire Safety Report; this report is included with the Campus Safety Annual Report for the Flint, Owosso and Muskegon campuses. 

The reports for all Baker College campuses are available online at www.baker.edu/safety.

  • Campus safety policies and procedures, including the procedures for reporting crimes and other emergencies on campus
  • Campus emergency response and immediate warning policies
  • Campus safety authority and jurisdiction
  • Security and facilities access
  • Security awareness programs
  • Sexual assault reporting procedures and preventative programs
  • The Baker College Drug and Alcohol Policy
  • Residence hall fire safety information
  • Crime statistics including murder, forcible and non-forcible sex offenses, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, and auto thef t
  • Arrests and disciplinary action statistics for alcohol, drug, and/or weapons violations

In addition to being available online, paper copies may be obtained through the Campus Safety Office at all Baker College campuses.

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Emergency Response and Evacuation

Student: In case of fire, an alarm will sound and students will be asked to vacate the building promptly, proceeding to predefined evacuation locations on campus. Emergency evacuation information and routes for leaving the building are posted in each classroom. During a fire evacuation, students are reminded that elevators will not work. Students must use the stairs. Window exits should not be used unless a doorway path is inaccessible. In other emergency situations, the highest ranking staff member available will inform students of the situation and how to respond to it.

Staff: Each employee receives emergency response training. Campus safety has provided emergency response information (handout) to each employee detailing procedures on how to respond to various types of emergencies. These procedures are accessible in the Baker College Catalog and Student Handbook

Accreditation, Approval, and Licensure of Institution and Programs

Information about our accreditation approval and licensure of our institution and programs is available at https://www.baker.edu/accreditation

Educational Program

Information about the Educational Programs offered at Baker College can be accessed at http://www.baker.edu/programs/.

Student Diversity/ Retention Rate

 Baker College makes available by request information on student body, diversity, and the retention rate of certificate or degree-seeking, first time, full-time undergraduate students. The placement in employment and types of employment obtained by graduates can be found in the Baker College Catalog.

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Academic Program Improvement

Baker College is committed to continuously improving our programs and courses. Processes are in place to monitor student learning and evaluate program excellence. Each year, every program submits an annual assessment report which includes data on enrollment, retention and graduation numbers as well as student performance. Student performance measures include what students know and are able to do at the completion of each program based on the program's outcomes. The data from this report is discussed at program and advisory board meetings, and it is used to make program improvements.

In addition to ongoing improvements, several programs will be undergoing a more rigorous review process during 2010-11. These programs include the associates in surgical technology, the bachelor of computer science, and all programs associated with early childhood education. Other programs may be added throughout the year. A review of the course requirements for general education math is also underway. It is anticipated that changes could occur in these programs for the 2011-12 academic year.

For additional information about program improvement, please contact the assessment office at assessment@baker.edu.

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Transfer of Credit Policies

Baker College credits are accepted at most colleges and universities. The exact amount of credits accepted depends upon the compatibility of the Baker College courses with the requirements for the degree sought. Students should check with the institution to which they intend to transfer for information on that institution's transfer credit policy. Non-traditional credit (experiential, articulation, etc) may not be transferable to other colleges.

The Baker College Academic Office evaluates transfer credits from another college or university on a case-by-case basis. Each official academic transcript is evaluated to see if the transfer credit qualifies as part of the student's program step plan at Baker College. If the credit qualifies, the student is not required to take that class at Baker College. If you are a student transferring to Baker College, please visit http://www.baker.edu/transfers/ for more information.

Readmission Requirements for Service Members

Service members who desire to re-enroll into Baker College after active duty need to contact the Veteran representative on the campus to be re-admitted. The Veteran representative will review and explain the Baker College readmission policy and procedures to the student. Please contact the Academic Office on your campus for further information.

Net Price Calculator

The purpose of the Net Price Calculator is to help current and prospective students, families and other consumers estimate the individual net price of an institution of higher education for a student. The results provided by the calculator are an estimate and do not represent a final award determination or final net price.

The calculator will ask a series of questions to determine dependency status, estimated cost of attendance and approximate expected family contribution (EFC). Based on the responses provided, the calculator will estimate an average cost of attendance that other students, similar to you, paid in the given year.

The estimated financial aid is based on a specific group of first-time, full-time degree or certificate seeking undergraduate students. These are students who enrolled in a postsecondary school for the first time and who attended 12 or more credits each quarter. As you make comparisons among colleges, keep in mind the estimated financial aid includes Federal, State and Institutional aid and does not take into account any third party funding, private grant, scholarships or loan aid that may be available to students.

Click here to access the Net Price Calculator for Baker College

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Textbook Information

Baker College has developed a process where a registered student can access required textbook information for their classes. The college provides an internet link for the student to review items such as ISBN number. Please contact the campus business office for more information on this process.

Instructional Facilities

Campus information packets can be accessed at https://www.baker.edu/policies/ .

Facilities and Services for Students with Disabilities

All Baker College Facilities are ADA compliant. Students with special needs are provided support systems to allow them opportunity for access. Special Needs/Disability Services is one of many programs provided through the Academic Advising Department to support persons with disabilities. Students must provide the college with documentation in order to receive Special Needs/Disability Services. Please contact your campus Academic Advising Department for further information.

Copyright Infringement - Policies and Sanctions

The Baker College Copyright Policies can be found in the policies section of our site at https://www.baker.edu/policies/copyright-policies/.

Computer Use and File Sharing

 The Baker College Copyright Policies can be can be found in the policies section of our site at https://www.baker.edu/policies/copyright-policies/.

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Career and Job Placement Services/ Job Placement for Graduates/ Graduate and Professional Education Placement for Graduates

This information can be accessed at http://hirequalified.com/

  • Employment Statistics
    The following chart details employment statistics for Baker College for the past five years.

Percentage of Available Graduates Employed

 
  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Allen Park 98.2% 95% 96.3% 95.6% 96.6%
Auburn Hills 99.5% 98.3% 100% 99.6% 97.9%
Cadillac 98.4% 97% 97.1% 97.5% 97.2%
Clinton Township 98.1% 98.5% 96.8% 96.6% 96.0%
Flint 98.3% 97.6% 97.7% 96.1% 95.7%
Jackson 99% 98.8% 98.2% 99.0% 98.3%
Muskegon 97.1% 96.7% 96% 96.3% 97.8%
Owosso 97.6% 95.2% 97.2% 95.2% 98.1%
Port Huron 98.1% 95.4% 95.2% 96.6% 95.6%
Online     97% 98.8% 99.7%
Graduate     98.7% 98.6% 100%

*Employment statistics were not calculated for the Online and Graduate campus prior to 2010.

This data is included as information only and is accurate to the best of our knowledge.

Available graduates are defined as those graduates who have completed their academic program during the reporting year, minus graduates continuing their education and those graduates who have declared themselves unavailable due to personal or medical reasons, graduates who are unable to be contacted due to disconnected telephones, moving without providing Career Services with a forwarding address, etc., and those graduates who do not cooperate with the efforts of Career Services to gain employment by refusal to: return phone calls, provide an updated resume, complete forms, or follow up on Career Service generated job referrals in their related field, or by having unrealistic geographic or monetary expectations.

Teacher Preparation Program Report

Vaccination Policies

Baker College students may be required to provide documented proof of immunizations and/or titers, current tuberculosis test results and other screenings pertinent to their chosen career field. In addition, some students must submit a completed health information form documenting immunization history and currency, including TB status and Hepatitis B prior to beginning clinical courses. The student must absorb the cost of vaccinations. Currently, vaccinations are limited to the Baker College Health Science Programs.

Voter Registration

If you are not a registered voter, the State of Michigan has provided a web site where you can register. The web site is www.michigan.gov/vote

Gainful Employment Information
The U.S. Department of Education requires institutions to report certain information about students who enrolled in Title IV (financial aid) eligible certificate programs that lead to gainful employment (GE) in a recognized occupation. Click to view a list of our gainful employment programs; click on individual programs for more detailed information.

Military Shopping Sheet

The Financial Aid Shopping Sheet is a standardized form that was developed by the U.S. Department of Education to provide military students, veterans and their families an easy to read form that enables them to compare institutions in terms of grant and scholarship amounts, net costs, graduation rates, loan default rates, median borrowing, and estimated monthly loan payments after graduation. To access the shopping sheet please visit http://estimator.baker.edu/. You will be asked a series of questions in order for Baker College to determine the cost information and estimated financial aid for your family.  At the end you will be able to view and print the shopping sheet.

Satisfactory Academic Progress

Federal regulations require colleges and universities to monitor a student's academic progress to ensure that they are progressing toward graduation. Students must maintain specific Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards to remain eligible for future financial aid assistance. The Baker College SAP rules for undergraduate and graduate students can be found at http://www.baker.edu/departments/finaid/grant-aid/satisfactory-academic-progress-rules/.

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