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California State University-Bakersfield

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Acceptance Rate 78 %
Tuition & Fees $19,459
($7,579)
Student Population 11,745
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $9,484
Graduation Rate 46 %

Academic Overview

California State University-Bakersfield Campus, Bakersfield, CA
California State University-Bakersfield is a public, 4 or more 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 2022 tuition & fees are $7,579 for California residents and $19,459 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 11,745 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 78% and the graduation rate is 46% 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.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, tuition and fees of California State University-Bakersfield are $7,579 for California residents and $19,459 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2022 tuition and fees are $9,013 for in-state students and $18,517 for out-of-state students.
California State University-Bakersfield 2022 Tuition & Fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate$7,579$19,459
Graduate$9,013$18,517
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at CSU Bakersfield. The acceptance rate of CSU Bakersfield is 78% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 15%. The average graduation rate is 46% and the transfer-out rate is 3%. The average received amount of financial aid is $9,484 and 80% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 11,745 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for California State University-Bakersfield is 78 %.
Acceptance Rate
78%
Graduation Rate for California State University-Bakersfield is 46 %
Graduation Rate
46%
Transfer-out Rate for California State University-Bakersfield is 3 %
Transfer-out Rate
3%
Retention Rate for California State University-Bakersfield is 78 %
Retention Rate
78%
Student Population for California State University-Bakersfield is 11,745
Student Population
11,745
Student to Faculty Ratio for California State University-Bakersfield is 24 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
24 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,484 at California State University-Bakersfield.
Financial Aid Amount
$9,484

Offered Degrees

CSU Bakersfield offers 57 major programs through online and on-site education where 2 programs are available through distance learning. 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 Degree182
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
ROTCNo
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:562)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,061)

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