College Profile: Baker University School of Professional and Graduate Studies
Baker University is an intentional community dedicated to excellence in liberal and professional education, the integration of learning with faith and values, and the personal development of each community member. As a community of learning, the University is committed to freedom of inquiry and expression, breadth of understanding, excellence in scholarship, and genuine dialogue in which both students and faculty are active participants. As a community of faith and learning, the University affirms its Judeo-Christian heritage and its relationship to the Kansas East Conference of the United Methodist Church, is committed to the exploration and celebration of religious life, and in an ecumenical spirit welcomes people of all faiths and world views.
As a community dedicated to personal growth and to career preparation, the University seeks to develop the abilities of its members in the interest of service to the wider community and the world. Because of these commitments, Baker University conserves the values of its educational tradition while meeting the changing needs of students and society by providing excellent liberal arts education and sound professional education based in the liberal arts tradition. While affirming its primary calling to educate recent high school graduates, the University also accepts the challenge of providing innovative educational programs to meet the life-long learning needs of adults in its service region.