Bakersfield College: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 29%

Bakersfield College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)23,19510,58912,606

4,904 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,567 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Bakersfield College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Bakersfield College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Bakersfield College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$1,288$7,224
Fees for full-time undergraduates$37$37
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$46$258

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs567567
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences306306
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services198198
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs145145
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities138138
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service134134
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians126126
Precision Production116116
Biological and Biomedical Sciences8484
Visual and Performing Arts6464
Social Sciences6363
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences6060
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics5353
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields5151
Public Administration and Social Service Professions4040
Personal and Culinary Services2727
Physical Sciences2323
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2222
Construction Trades2121
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1616
English Language and Literature & Letters1616
Natural Resources and Conservation1313
Mathematics and Statistics1313
Architecture and Related Services1212
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services1111
Philosophy and Religious Studies22
Transportation and Materials Moving
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Grand Total2,4562,456

A total of 2,456 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Bakersfield College.

Graduation rate23%22%24%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff792
Instructional FTE416
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Address1801 Panorama Dr
Bakersfield, California, 93305-1299
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population347,000