California State University - Bakersfield: Statistics

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#2221 of 14,131 In the World
#647 of 2,597 In North America
#592 of 2,496 In the United States
#55 of 249 In California
#1 of 3 In Bakersfield
#386 of 1,021 For Supply Chain Management

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
78%
Aid receiving
91%
Undergraduates
9,979
Graduates
1,766
Male:Female Ratio
33:67
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
csub.edu

California State University - Bakersfield Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 78% 73% 82%
Applicants 12,235 4,832 7,403
Admissions 9,590 3,520 6,070
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,387 421 966
Freshmen enrolled part time 29 14 15

976 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

10,742 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

Hispanic 7160 (61%)
White 1799 (15%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 774 (7%)
Asian 725 (6%)
Black or African American 492 (4%)
Nonresident Alien 469 (4%)
Two or more races 269 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 22 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 10 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$10,620
Students receiving aid
91%

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 $1,756$1,757
Fee in-state $1,756$1,757
Fee out-of-state $1,756$1,757

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 496
Combined charge for room and board $13,200
Room charge $9,000
Meal charge $4,200

California State University - Bakersfield Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 371 51
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 263
Psychology, General 230
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 157
Education, General 151
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 102 19
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 116
Sociology, General 110
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 108
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 98
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 76 4
English Language and Literature, General 59 12
Social Work 70
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 68
Computer Science 60
Public Administration 6 38
History, General 37 4
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 36
Art & Art Studies, General 35
Geology & Earth Science, General 25 9
Engineering Science 33
Political Science and Government, General 27
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 26
Economics, General 22
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 20 1
Agribusiness & Agricultural Business Operations 20
Mathematics, General 20
Spanish Language and Literature 16 3
Counseling Psychology 19
Computer Engineering, General 14
Biochemistry 13
Environmental & Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other 10
Chemistry, General 9
Philosophy 7
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 7
Music, General 6
Physics, General 4
Anthropology, General 4
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 4
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 3
Religion & Religious Studies 1
Natural Sciences 1
National Security Policy Studies 1
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other 1
Grand Total 2,178 422 7
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 46% 42% 49%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%
  • Part-time retention rate - 31%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,253
Citations
28,321

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
315 / 4,072
Computer Science
183 / 5,068
Environmental Science
181 / 5,642
Psychology
178 / 4,232
Business
176 / 8,664
Engineering
162 / 3,469
Medicine
160 / 2,520
Biology
117 / 4,008
Mathematics
97 / 1,787
Physics
91 / 1,104
Geology
75 / 1,473
Sociology
72 / 466
Ecology
64 / 3,456
Chemistry
63 / 1,309
Demography
61 / 1,781
Art & Design
57 / 265
Political Science
54 / 369
Economics
52 / 548
Math Teachers
51 / 630
Education Majors
46 / 321
Supply Chain Management
46 / 4,569
Social Psychology
45 / 859
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
42 / 1,195
Geography and Cartography
37 / 523
Health Science
34 / 207
Management Information Systems
32 / 1,889
Condensed Matter Physics
31 / 125
Child Psychology
29 / 1,627
Communications and Public Relations
28 / 85
History
28 / 270
Project Management
28 / 2,275
Marketing
27 / 1,732
Data Science
25 / 1,421
Botany
23 / 1,607
Materials Science
23 / 86
Automation and Control engineering
22 / 688
Zoology
22 / 853
Multimedia
22 / 136
Clinical Psychology
22 / 785
Healthcare Management (MHA)
21 / 219

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 15 10
1992 29 35
1993 18 44
1994 21 59
1995 14 50
1996 16 70
1997 20 109
1998 13 125
1999 13 136
2000 27 201
2001 34 234
2002 53 278
2003 47 364
2004 33 393
2005 36 478
2006 34 644
2007 42 721
2008 34 934
2009 38 948
2010 36 1057
2011 41 1219
2012 37 1297
2013 44 1486
2014 63 1657
2015 72 1723
2016 66 1811
2017 95 1826
2018 112 2047
2019 156 3125
2020 124 4515
2021 132 6449

Notable alumni

  1. Tito Ortiz

    Tito Ortiz
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    professional wrestlermixed martial arts fighter
    Biography

    Jacob Christopher "Tito" Ortiz is an American mixed martial artist and politician. He is currently signed to the Combate Americas promotion. Ortiz is best known for his stints with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), where he is a former Light Heavyweight Champion, having held the title from April 14, 2000, to September 26, 2003. Later competing for Bellator MMA. Along with fighters like Randy Couture and Chuck Liddell, he was one of the sport's early stars. Ortiz ultimately became the biggest pay-per-view draw of 2006 for his fights with Liddell, Forrest Griffin, and Ken Shamrock.

  2. Kevin McCarthy

    Kevin McCarthy
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Enrolled in California State University - Bakersfield
    In 1989 graduated with Bachelor of Science
    In 1994 graduated with Master of Business Administration
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Kevin Owen McCarthy is an American politician, serving as House Minority Leader in the United States House of Representatives since 2019. A member of the Republican Party, he served as House Majority Leader under speakers John Boehner and Paul Ryan from 2014 to 2019. He was the U.S. representative for California's 22nd congressional district from 2007 to 2013 and has served in the 23rd district since 2013 after redistricting.

  3. Gyasi Zardes

    Gyasi Zardes
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Gyasi A. Zardes is an American professional soccer player who plays as a forward for the Colorado Rapids of Major League Soccer and the United States national team. Born in Hawthorne, California, Zardes was part of the LA Galaxy youth academy before playing college soccer for Cal State Bakersfield. After playing three seasons with the Roadrunners, Zardes signed for the LA Galaxy as a homegrown player. In his first season, he immediately established himself as a regular in Bruce Arena's squad, and the next season he scored 16 goals as he helped the Galaxy win MLS Cup 2014. His performance for the Galaxy in 2014 helped earn Zardes his debut for the United States against Chile in January 2015.

  4. Stephen Neal

    Stephen Neal
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Stephen Matthew Neal is a former American football guard who played his entire career for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. He is a former world champion in freestyle wrestling, national champion amateur and collegiate wrestler at Cal State-Bakersfield. He was signed by the Patriots as an undrafted free agent in 2001, and won three Super Bowl rings with the team. He is one of a handful of NFL players who did not play college football.

  5. Scott Wilk

    Scott Wilk
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Scott Thomas Wilk Sr. is an American politician who has served as the California State Senate minority leader since January 20, 2021. He is a Republican representing the 21st district, encompassing Antelope Valley, Victor Valley, and most of the Santa Clarita Valley. Prior to his election to the Senate, he served two terms in the California State Assembly. He was also a College of the Canyons Trustee.

  6. Roy Ashburn

    Roy Ashburn
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Roy Arthur Ashburn is an American politician from Kern County, California. A Republican, he served as a California State Senator from 2002 to 2010 representing the 18th district. He previously served three terms in the California State Assembly, representing the 32nd district and 12 years on the Kern County Board of Supervisors. He served on the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board from 2011 until February 2015, after having been appointed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.

  7. Alex "Superman" Johnson

    Alex "Superman" Johnson
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Alex "Superman" Johnson is a Canadian professional basketball player who is currently a member of the London Lightning of the National Basketball League of Canada

  8. Lyle Martin

    Lyle Martin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Lyle Martin is an American soccer player.

General info

Alternative names CSUB
CSU Bakersfield
Founded 1965
Motto Inspiring Excellence, Transforming Lives
Colors royal blue, gold
Academic Calendar September to June (September - December; January-March; March-June)
Total FTE staff 1,058
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 9001 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield, California, 93311-1099
United States
City population 403,000
Phone 6616542782
Fax +1 (661) 654 6950

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