California State University - Bakersfield Rankings

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In the World#1814 of 14178
In North America#557 of 2629
In the United States#508 of 2528
In California#46 of 252
In Bakersfield#1 of 3

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
81%
Aid receiving
90%
Undergraduates
9,981
Graduates
1,550
Male:Female Ratio
36:64
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
csub.edu

California State University - Bakersfield Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate81%77%83%
Applicants12,9355,4727,463
Admissions10,4404,2276,213
Freshmen enrolled full time1,545575970
Freshmen enrolled part time16412

5,296 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

625 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
SAT/ACT Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Hispanic6669 (58%)
White1819 (16%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown1029 (9%)
Asian690 (6%)
Black or African American525 (5%)
Nonresident Alien460 (4%)
Two or more races268 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander19 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native18 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$10,599
Students receiving aid
90%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$5,742$7,176
Tuition in-state$5,742$7,176
Tuition out-of-state$17,622$16,680
Fee in-district$1,677$1,677
Fee in-state$1,677$1,677
Fee out-of-state$1,677$1,677

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity496
Combined charge for room and board$13,284
Room charge$9,000
Meal charge$4,284

California State University - Bakersfield Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General42056
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies264
Psychology, General188
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies159
Education, General152
Sociology1251
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General118
Early Childhood Education and Teaching109
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse96
Biology & Biological Sciences, General896
Speech Communication and Rhetoric76
Social Work72
English Language and Literature, General496
Computer Science52
Public Administration1234
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other44
Engineering Science42
Geology & Earth Science, General2512
History, General266
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services32
Political Science and Government, General30
Mathematics, General25
Spanish Language and Literature168
Electrical and Electronics Engineering24
Art & Art Studies, General20
Counseling Psychology17
Economics, General15
Computer Engineering, General14
Health & Health Care Administration & Management14
Natural Sciences11
Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other11
Biochemistry10
Philosophy10
Anthropology81
Music, General9
Agribusiness & Agricultural Business Operations9
Chemistry, General8
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other51
Physics, General4
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General4
Religion & Religious Studies1
National Security Policy Studies1
Educational Leadership and Administration, General1
Grand Total2,1294181
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate43%35%48%
  • Full-time retention rate - 77%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,396
Citations
27,549

Publication count by topic

Psychology
210
Computer science
181
Biology
123
Business
107
Medicine
84
Sociology
82
Geology
79
Mathematics
70
Engineering
56
Economics
56
Political science
49
Physics
46
Geography
41
Chemistry
40
Environmental science
32
History
20
Art
17
Materials science
15
Philosophy
14

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History796201
Business10982,890
Geology12651,316
Environmental science12852,504
Economics13581,671
Art140732
Philosophy151729
Political science1552329
Psychology15954,111
Sociology1695538
Geography1736572
Computer science20062,513
Engineering2170896
Mathematics21911,308
Biology23533,673
Medicine29251,095
Physics2946239
Chemistry32081,186
Materials science490336

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199073
19911211
19922632
19931847
19942060
19951253
19961569
199719105
199813125
199912136
200027194
200130224
200253279
200346353
200432383
200533483
200629628
200739686
200833878
200939891
2010341007
2011421156
2012361172
2013401419
2014631613
2015661641
2016671727
2017821677
20181041777
20191502680
20201213697

General info

Alternative namesCSUB
CSU Bakersfield
Founded1965
WikipediaCalifornia State University, Bakersfield
MottoInspiring Excellence, Transforming Lives
Colorsroyal blue, gold
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - December; January-March; March-June)
Total FTE staff1,032
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address9001 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield, California, 93311-1099
United States
City population347,000
Phone6616542782
Fax+1 (661) 654 6950

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