California State University, Bakersfield

Bakersfield, CA

California State University, Bakersfield

Bakersfield, CA

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
8%
500-599
38%
400-499
46%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
7%
500-599
42%
400-499
39%
300-399
8%
30-36
0
24-29
8%
18-23
42%
12-17
46%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

1

teacher

21

students

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,661
Declined 2,270
Total Received 10,931
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Public

9,796

undergraduate students

1,203

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 10,999
Established in 1970
Coeducational Coeducational

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

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Meadows Field

California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield
93311

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
4%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Coed housing
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Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
8%
500-599
38%
400-499
46%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
7%
500-599
42%
400-499
39%
300-399
8%
30-36
0
24-29
8%
18-23
42%
12-17
46%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $70
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.35

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,661
Declined 2,270
Total Received 10,931

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

rigor of secondary school record

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Water polo
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Archery, Badminton, Baseball, Fencing, Football, Gymnastics, Racquetball, Riflery, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Archery, Badminton, Baseball, Field hockey, Football, Gymnastics, Racquetball, Riflery, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Developmental and Child Psychology
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Finance, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
History, General
Land Use Planning and Management/Development
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music, General
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
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Programs Offered

  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

10,999

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

9,796
students

Female
62%
6,110

Male
38%
3,686

11%

1,203
students

Female
69%
830

Male
31%
373

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

8,292
students

Female
63%
5,158

Male
37%
3,134

16%

1,504
students

Female
64%
952

Male
36%
552

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
61%
Hispanic/Latino
15%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

1,160

Transfer students enrolled

11%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

Not Reported

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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