California State University-Bakersfield

Acceptance Rate 85.21 %
2023 Tuition & Fees $19,517
Student Population 10,972
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $9,612
Graduation Rate 48 %

Academic Overview

California State University-Bakersfield Campus, Bakersfield, CA
California State University-Bakersfield is a public, four-years institute located in Bakersfield, California. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - other.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $7,636 for California residents and $19,517 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $9,071 for California residents and $18,575 for out-of-state students.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 10,972 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 85.21% and the graduation rate is 48% last year.
The salary after graduation from California State University-Bakersfield varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $50,100. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, CSU Bakersfield's tuition & fees is $7,636 for California residents and $19,517 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $9,071 for in-state students and $18,575 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at CSU Bakersfield. The acceptance rate of CSU Bakersfield is 85.21% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 11.08%. The average graduation rate is 48% and the transfer-out rate is 2%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,612 and 80% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 10,972 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for California State University-Bakersfield is 85.21 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for California State University-Bakersfield is 48 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for California State University-Bakersfield is 2 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for California State University-Bakersfield is 75 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for California State University-Bakersfield is 10,972
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for California State University-Bakersfield is 21 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
21 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,612 at California State University-Bakersfield.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address9001 Stockdale Hwy, Bakersfield, CA 93311-1099
Online Applicationhttps://www2.calstate.edu/apply
Financial Aidwww.csub.edu/FinAid/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www2.calstate.edu/attend/paying-for-college/Pages/csu-costs.aspx
Veterans Tuitionwww.csub.edu/veterans/
Athleticwww.csub.edu/irpa/_files/Student and Campus Data/CSUB graduation rates reported to NCAA GSR 2006-07 Cohort.pdf
Disability Servicewww.csub.edu/ssd/

Offered Degrees

CSU Bakersfield offers 57 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree380
Master's Degree180
Doctor's degree - other10

Special Learning Opportunities

California State University-Bakersfield offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:500)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,200)

Veterans Benefits

California State University-Bakersfield has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges