California State University - Bakersfield: Ranking & Review

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Bakersfield
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Top 16%

California State University - Bakersfield Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate61%56%65%
Applicants8,8823,6275,255
Admissions5,4292,0393,390
Enrolled undergraduates1,436563873
Enrolled total (including graduate students)10,1313,8316,300

4,043 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

188 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $55. Application fee for graduates - $55.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither required nor recommended

California State University - Bakersfield Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$25,966$37,846
Off-campus$25,130$37,010
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $13,788 and other expenses per full academic year.

California State University - Bakersfield provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 565 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$5,742$17,622
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,405$1,405
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$396
Tuition for Full-time graduates$7,176$16,680
Fees for full-time graduates$1,405$1,405
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$396

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services32547372
Education59127186
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities181181
Psychology12716143
Social Sciences1383141
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service115115
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1397110
Health Professions and Related Programs8916105
Biological and Biomedical Sciences94397
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies8080
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs7777
Engineering6161
Physical Sciences44549
History28533
English Language and Literature & Letters28432
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2626
Visual and Performing Arts2424
Natural Resources and Conservation2424
Mathematics and Statistics23124
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies88
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics718
Philosophy and Religious Studies66
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences22
Grand Total1,5793251,904

A total of 1,579 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at California State University - Bakersfield.

At the master's level 325 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate41%39%42%
  • Full-time retention rate - 76%
  • Part-time retention rate - 41%

General info

Alternative namesCSUB
CSU Bakersfield
Founded1965
MottoInspiring Excellence, Transforming Lives
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsroyal blue, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff981
Instructional FTE385
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.csub.edu
Address9001 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield, California, 93311-1099
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population347,000
Phone6616542782
Fax+1 (661) 654 6950

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