About Flint

General Location/Description

Strategically located in the southwest corner of Flint, just minutes from major highways, is Baker College of Flint. Ease of access enables students to enjoy the best of urban living as they take advantage of year-round opportunities at the Flint Cultural Center or enjoy swimming, boating, fishing, camping, skiing, and skating at area parks and lakes. Nearby public golf courses, restaurants, and shopping malls are also accessible.

Campus

Designed with students’ interests and convenience in mind, the College’s beautifully landscaped 40-acre main campus features contemporary buildings, marked by a clean and inviting décor, creating an ambience as close as possible to today’s business workplace. The Center for Undergraduate Studies building features modern offices, classrooms, industry-like laboratories, and houses the growing Health Sciences and Business Division programs along with excellent student support services, including a health/ fitness center/gymnasium, a comfortable auditorium, stateof- the-art video classrooms, a large bookstore/gift shop, and a student center. “Bits and Bytes” and the outdoor courtyard provide popular places to snack or visit with friends. The well-equipped, spacious Library is mere steps away and just beyond it is Baker Hall East, a modern, 35-apartment residence hall. The Campus Safety Offices, Career and Corporate Services, and the Engineering and Computer Technology Center are easily accessible in the middle of the campus. Baker Hall West offers very accessible residence hall/apartments, surrounded by picnic areas and landscaping, and is located on the west end of the campus. Parking is abundant and adjacent to each building. There are also a number of single family homes available for students. Other residence apartments are in downtown Flint at the Riverfront Residence Hall. The Center for Transportation Technology is located at the junction of I-69 and Dort Highway on 11-acres. The Center was completely renovated in 2009-2010 and includes 50,000 square feet of classroom, lab, and office space supporting programs in Autobody Technology, Automotive Technology, Supply Chain Management, Transportation Management, Truck Driving, and Welding.

The Baker College Center for Graduate Studies and the growing Baker College Online as well as the College’s System Headquarters are also located on the Flint campus. One block east of campus is the Living Center, another residence hall and My First School. The Baker College Early Learning Center, which is available for children of students attending classes, is also open to the public.

Specialty Programs

The Flint campus offers over 100 programs, a full array including certificates through bachelor degrees via on-ground, online, and video delivery. Specialty programs are numerous and varied. They include several Computer Networking and Technology options, Mechanical Engineering, Nursing, Orthotics/Prosthetics, Physical Therapist Assistant, Polysomnography, PTDI certified Truck Driving, Surgical Technology, Teacher Preparation and Veterinary Technician to name just a few. The Center for Transportation Technology is a division of Baker College of Flint. It is conveniently located approximately 6 miles from the main campus, in the city of Flint, at the junction of I-69 and Dort Highway. This division supports the Autobody Technician degrees, Automotive Services degrees, bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, associate’s degree in Transportation Management, Truck Driving certificate, and Welding. The facility has been recently renovated and features up-to-date automotive labs, classrooms, a computer lab, multimedia rooms, and a new truck terminal.

Places to Explore

  • Crossroads Village
  • Flint Cultural Center
  • Holloway Reservoir
  • Huckleberry Railroad
  • Mott Lake
  • Sloan Museum
  • Timber Wolf
  • Wolverine Campgrounds.

Events

  • Antique Car Show
  • Back to the Bricks
  • Bike on the Bricks
  • Flint Art Show
  • Flint Symphony Orchestra Series
  • Frankenmuth Bavarian Festival
  • Michigan Renaissance Festival
  • Music in the Parks
  • Whiting Showcase Series
  • World-renowned Crim Races.
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