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All the best resources in a small campus atmosphere.

The perfect place to prepare for your career.

Just 35 minutes northeast of the Muskegon campus, and less than an hour's drive from Grand Rapids, Muskegon, and Big Rapids, Baker College of Fremont operates as an extension of the Muskegon campus. Our campus is small and friendly, yet it's part of the Baker College system — Michigan's largest, fastest-growing career college system and one of the largest independent colleges in the U.S. So you'll have the best of all worlds — small class sizes, professional instructors with years of experience in the subjects they teach, and state-of-the-art equipment, facilities, and resources. 

FAQ'S

  • How can I send a copy of my official transcripts to another organization?

    To access your transcripts, log into the SOLAR System, select the Star System and select the Academic Office. Once there, click on the transcripts link.

  • Is Baker accredited?

    Yes. Baker College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission / 230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411 / 800-621-7440 / www.ncahlc.org.

    Baker College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participant.

    Additional Accreditations

    Baker has also earned specialized accreditations for programs and degrees in: 

    • Business Administration
    • Early Childhood Learning
    • Engineering and Technology
    • Health Sciences
    • School of Nursing

    For details about these specialized accreditations, see the individual Programs and Degrees pages. 

  • Does Baker provide any help in my job search?


    As a graduate of Baker College, you are eligible for our Lifetime Employment Services, which include:

    • Job searching techniques
    • Resume and cover letter assistance
    • Job interview questions
    • Job postings
    • Relocation tips

     

  • Is Baker College Online accredited?

    Baker Online is part of Baker College, a private, non-profit, accredited, degree granting, higher educational institution with locations throughout Michigan.

    As an accredited college, Baker College has been granted legal authority by the state of Michigan to operate as a nonprofit educational corporation and is empowered to grant certificates, associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees. It is approved for veterans’ benefits. Baker College is recognized as an institution of higher education by the U.S. Secretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education.

    All Baker Online undergraduate and graduate programs are accredited by The Higher Learning Commission / 230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411 / 800-621-7440 / www.ncahlc.org

    Baker College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participant.

    Some Baker Online graduate programs have additional accreditation:

  • How do online classes work?


    After you enroll, and are accepted to your online program, you sign-up, or "register" for your first courses. Like all Baker Online students, you will begin your online experience with a three-week online class designed to orient you to the Baker Online classroom, and review the expectations and requirements of Baker Online students. When you have completed this course successfully, you can move on to additional online courses.

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Campus Life at Baker College

Campus Life

All the best resources in a small campus atmosphere.

The perfect place to prepare for your career.

Just 35 minutes northeast of the Muskegon campus, and less than an hour's drive from Grand Rapids, Muskegon, and Big Rapids, Baker College of Fremont operates as an extension of the Muskegon campus. Our campus is small and friendly, yet it's part of the Baker College system — Michigan's largest, fastest-growing career college system and one of the largest independent colleges in the U.S. So you'll have the best of all worlds — small class sizes, professional instructors with years of experience in the subjects they teach, and state-of-the-art equipment, facilities, and resources. 

Message from the President

Welcome to Baker College!

Baker College has a long history (over 100 years) of preparing graduates for rewarding and challenging careers. Since moving to our Muskegon campus in 1997, enrollment has grown from 2,000 students to over 6,000 students! More than 700 students reside in our 5 different housing options. [note:  probably needs updating]

Our highly qualified faculty, who have real-world experience, provide strong academic preparation and career training across a wide range of programs. Graduates of our programs are preferred by many of the area employers. 

Baker College is a career college, and we are proud that more than 97% of our available graduates are employed. Students enjoy using the resources in the Library-Learning Connection where easy access to computers, library and information resources, and free tutoring is available seven days a week. The Student Center and the West End Café are two inviting places to relax and hang out between classes. Students like the small college atmosphere and are always treated with a “Students First” approach at Baker College!

Just five miles from our main campus is the three-story Culinary Institute of Michigan (CIM), where students learn and develop their skills in state-of-the-art kitchens and laboratories. Courses, our student-run restaurant, and The Sweet Spot pastry and coffee shop are open to the public. 

I hope you will plan to visit our campus to learn more about us. We will be happy to take you on a personal tour of our campus, residence halls, and the CIM!

Sincerely,


Lee Coggin, J.D.
President, Baker College of Muskegon
lee.coggin@baker.edu

 

About Fremont

Located in Newaygo county, the small community of Fremont is home to Gerber Products, the world's largest baby food company. The city is surrounded with natural lakes and ponds, miles of rivers and streams, and thousands of acres of national forest land, offering outdoor recreational activities year-round. Area parks are a great place for a picnic, swimming, hiking, canoeing or kayaking. In winter, cross-country skiers and snowmobilers enjoy the beauty and solitude of trails through the forest and countryside. 

Places to Explore

  • Fremont Farmers Market
  • Michigan’s Adventure Theme Park
  • Muskegon County Museum
  • White Lake Area
  • Frauenthal Theater for the Performing Arts
  • Muskegon Winter Sports Complex
  • Muskegon State Park
  • P.J. Hoffmaster State Park

Events

  • National Baby Food Festival
  • Harvest Festival
  • Newaygo Logging Festival
  • White Cloud Pow Wow
Our Campus

The Fremont campus is an extension site of Baker College of Muskegon, serving Newaygo County and surrounding areas. We are located one mile east of Fremont in the Newaygo County Educational Service Center Building. 

While Baker College of Fremont may seem small in size, we are in the midst of one of the fastest growing, dynamic communities in Michigan. Our campus computer labs are equipped with the latest technologies and have full Internet capabilities. We have a two-way interactive television classroom, a video conferencing center, and when it's time to find a quiet corner to study or socialize, our student commons offers an inviting spot. 

Specialty Programs

Our programs at Baker College of Fremont include:

  • Associate degree in Management
  • Emergency Medical Technician - Basic

Because of our close proximity to the Muskegon campus, many of our students find it convenient to attend both campuses.

Campus Services

As a Baker College student, the following resources are always available to you and are always free. 

  • Tutoring
  • Study skills assistance
  • Library and Writing Center
  • Computer labs
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking
  • Baker College shuttle
  • Campus safety 24/7
  • Lifetime employment assistance

 

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FAQ's

  • How can I send a copy of my official transcripts to another organization?

    To access your transcripts, log into the SOLAR System, select the Star System and select the Academic Office. Once there, click on the transcripts link.

  • Is Baker accredited?

    Yes. Baker College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission / 230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411 / 800-621-7440 / www.ncahlc.org.

    Baker College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participant.

    Additional Accreditations

    Baker has also earned specialized accreditations for programs and degrees in: 

    • Business Administration
    • Early Childhood Learning
    • Engineering and Technology
    • Health Sciences
    • School of Nursing

    For details about these specialized accreditations, see the individual Programs and Degrees pages. 

  • Does Baker provide any help in my job search?


    As a graduate of Baker College, you are eligible for our Lifetime Employment Services, which include:

    • Job searching techniques
    • Resume and cover letter assistance
    • Job interview questions
    • Job postings
    • Relocation tips

     

  • Is Baker College Online accredited?

    Baker Online is part of Baker College, a private, non-profit, accredited, degree granting, higher educational institution with locations throughout Michigan.

    As an accredited college, Baker College has been granted legal authority by the state of Michigan to operate as a nonprofit educational corporation and is empowered to grant certificates, associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees. It is approved for veterans’ benefits. Baker College is recognized as an institution of higher education by the U.S. Secretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education.

    All Baker Online undergraduate and graduate programs are accredited by The Higher Learning Commission / 230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411 / 800-621-7440 / www.ncahlc.org

    Baker College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participant.

    Some Baker Online graduate programs have additional accreditation:

  • How do online classes work?


    After you enroll, and are accepted to your online program, you sign-up, or "register" for your first courses. Like all Baker Online students, you will begin your online experience with a three-week online class designed to orient you to the Baker Online classroom, and review the expectations and requirements of Baker Online students. When you have completed this course successfully, you can move on to additional online courses.

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