Bakersfield College: Ranking & Review

Bakersfield Rank United States Rank World Rank
2 1399 4867
Top 29%

Bakersfield College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

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
Off-campus $20,713 $26,649
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 Programs 567 567
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 306 306
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 198 198
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 145 145
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 138 138
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 134 134
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 126 126
Precision Production 116 116
Psychology 100 100
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 84 84
Visual and Performing Arts 64 64
Social Sciences 63 63
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 60 60
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 53 53
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 51 51
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 40 40
History 33 33
Personal and Culinary Services 27 27
Physical Sciences 23 23
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 22 22
Construction Trades 21 21
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 16 16
English Language and Literature & Letters 16 16
Natural Resources and Conservation 13 13
Mathematics and Statistics 13 13
Architecture and Related Services 12 12
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 11 11
Engineering 2 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2 2
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