Tuition & Fees

$7,304

$19,184

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
10%
500-599
28%
400-499
41%
300-399
20%
200-299
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
30%
400-499
48%
300-399
9%
200-299
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
11%
18-23
43%
12-17
34%
6-11
8%
30-36
4%
24-29
20%
18-23
38%
12-17
38%
30-36
2%
24-29
18%
18-23
51%
12-17
28%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

25

students

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Not Selective

100%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,429
Declined +
Total Received 5,429
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Public

8,627

undergraduate students

1,236

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 4110
ACT 0201

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 9,863
Established in 1965
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Bakersfield, CA

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

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
15%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
5 fraternities 3% of male students
 
6 sororities 3% of female students
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
10%
500-599
28%
400-499
41%
300-399
20%
200-299
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
30%
400-499
48%
300-399
9%
200-299
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
11%
18-23
43%
12-17
34%
6-11
8%
30-36
4%
24-29
20%
18-23
38%
12-17
38%
30-36
2%
24-29
18%
18-23
51%
12-17
28%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $55
Common application accepted no
Application deadline November 30 (priority deadline)
March 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 30
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Not Selective

100%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,429
Declined +
Total Received 5,429

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Secondary school record
State residency

Considered

Geographical residence

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Ben Perlado
Director, Admissions & Records
P: 800 788-CSUB
F: 661 654-3389
admissions@csub.edu

Financial Aid

55%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$11,346

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,742
Room $8,490
Board $4,066
Additional fees $1,562
Books & supplies $2,002
Total $21,862
Average Financial Aid - $11,346
Total with Avg. Aid $10,516
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Chad Morris
Associate Director, FInancial Aid
cmorris@csub.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Flag Football, Softball, Synchronized Swimming, Water Polo

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Athletic Directors

Kenneth Siegfried (men's)
Athletics Director
email

Cindy Goodmon (women's)
Swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Pacific-10 Conference (Football I-A), Western Water Polo Association
Mascot
Roadrunners
School colors
blue and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology
Art
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Child Development
Communication
Computer Science
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Economics
Education
English
Environmental Resource Management
Geology
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Studies
Mathematics
Music
Natural Sciences
Nursing
Philosophy
Physical Education/Kinesiology
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Religious Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre Arts
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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

9,863

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

87%

8,627
students

Female
61%
5,236

Male
39%
3,391

13%

1,236
students

Female
70%
866

Male
30%
370

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

7,521
students

Female
61%
4,583

Male
39%
2,938

13%

1,106
students

Female
60%
653

Male
40%
453

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
56%
Hispanic/Latino
17%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

99%

Transfer applicants accepted

14%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 1

Spring: August 30

Summer: February 28

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

70

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

120

semester hours

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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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