California State University, Bakersfield

Bakersfield, CA

California State University, Bakersfield

Bakersfield, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$7,498

$19,378

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

21

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,590
Declined 2,645
Total Received 12,235
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Public

11,027

undergraduate students

1,827

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

California State at Bakersfield, founded in 1965, is a public university. Programs are offered through the Schools of Arts and Sciences, Business and Public Administration, and Education. Its 375-acre campus is located in Bakersfield.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 12,854
Established in 1965
Coeducational Coeducational

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375-acre campus in Bakersfield (population: 380,874), 112 miles from Los Angeles. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA
93311

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
4%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
11%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 30
Application deadline (final deadline) March 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,590
Declined 2,645
Total Received 12,235

Admissions Factors

Required

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

80%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$9,484

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,742
Room $9,000
Board $4,200
Additional fees $1,756
Books & supplies $1,244
Total $21,942
Average Financial Aid - $9,484
Total with Avg. Aid $12,458

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 788-CSUB
F: 661 654-6800
finaid@csub.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Beach volleyball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Track and field outdoor
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, flag football, softball, synchronized swimming, water polo

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Pacific-10 Conference (Football I-A), Western Water Polo Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations.
Anthropology, General.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biochemistry.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other.
Chemistry, General.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Counseling Psychology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Engineering Science.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
History, General.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music, General.
National Security Policy Studies.
Natural Sciences.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.

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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

12,854

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

11,027
students

Female
62%
6,870

Male
38%
4,157

14%

1,827
students

Female
71%
1,302

Male
29%
525

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

8,907
students

Female
62%
5,561

Male
38%
3,346

19%

2,120
students

Female
62%
1,309

Male
38%
811

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
57%
Hispanic/Latino
14%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: November 30

Spring: August 30

Summer: February 28

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

70

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

120

semester hours

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