Baker College Review

Located in Michigan, Baker College is a private, Not-For-Profit school with several locations serving undergraduate and graduate students, both on-campus and online. Programs of study include business, health sciences, education, culinary arts, engineering/technology, human services, and computers.

Baker College Overview

With 14 urban and suburban campuses and more than 35,000 students enrolled, Michigan's Baker College is the largest independent, Not-For-Profit college system in the state. Campuses are located in Allen Park, Auburn Hills, Cadillac, Clinton Township, Flint, Jackson, Muskegon, Owosso, Port Huron and Online worldwide. Baker College includes the Culinary Institute of Michigan with campuses in Muskegon and Port Huron as well as the Auto/Diesel Institute of Michigan in Owosso.

Baker College has been providing quality higher education and career training since 1911. Baker began offering online classes in the mid-1990's, becoming one of the first college to explore the potential of online education. Today, over 20,000 students are enrolled online worldwide. Online degree programs are available 24/7/365. Students can earn certificates, associate and bachelor degrees in business, computers, education, engineering and technology, health sciences, human services, and culinary arts. Master degrees are available in information systems, business administration and occupational therapy, as well as a Doctoral degree in Business Administration.

High school students can take advantage of Baker's dual enrollment program. Baker College also offers its graduates Lifetime Employment Assistance - free and forever. Of the school's available graduates, 98% are employed.

Admissions and Enrollment Overview

Students can enroll in full or part time studies at Baker College. Weekend, online and accelerated programs are also available. Some freshmen are eligible to be matched with a First Year Advisor who provides academic support services. All students are eligible for free tutoring. Online students must meet minimum technology requirements. Baker College students can participate in co-op and internship opportunities.

Baker College accepts applications by mail and online. Transcripts of previous academic work are required. Accepted students are eligible for Federal, State, and Baker College financial aid as well as scholarships, grants, loans and work study programs.

Campus Facilities and Learning Environment

Most students at Baker College are enrolled in on-campus classes. Programs offer hands-on learning opportunities in labs outfitted to meet the needs of each particular discipline; for example, the culinary school hosts two on-site restaurants, there are full-service dental offices on campus open to the public for the dental programs, a sleep lab, live animal veterinary clinic labs, and the auto/diesel school has fully equipped bays for student work. The school's online programs utilize Blackboard, an online learning interface.

Computer access is available in classrooms, school resource centers and libraries. Libraries offer remote database access. Some Baker College campuses offer on-campus housing. Most instructors at Baker College, the Auto/Diesel Institute of Michigan and the Culinary Institute of Michigan are working professionals.


  • Business Administration
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Engineering/Technology
  • Education and Human Service
  • Culinary
  • Health Science
  • Nursing
  • Automotive/Diesel

Contact Information

  • Address: 1050 West Bristol Road, Flint, Michigan 48507-9987
  • Phone number: (810) 766-4000