California State University, Bakersfield

CSUB Stockdale Hwy, Bakersfield, United States
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  • Currently Enrolled
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  • Previously Enrolled
    7

Overview of California State University, Bakersfield

About this school

California State University Bakersfield, founded in 1965, is a public university. Programs are offered through the Schools of Arts and Sciences, Business and Public Administration, and Education. Its 375-acre campus is located in Bakersfield.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:8,093
    • Men:3,210 (39.7%)
    • Women:4,883 (60.3%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Not reported

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is not accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
1
-
History
1
-
Academic Electives
1
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
9001 Stockdale Highway
City, State, Zip
Bakersfield, CA  93311
Phone
(661) 654-3036
Fax
(661) 664-3188
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
-
Application Fee
$55
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
100% of 5,756 applicants were admitted
Women
100% of 3,550 applicants were admitted
Men
100% of 2,206 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
2,108 (37%) of 5,756 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,289 (36%) of 3,550 admitted students enrolled
Men
819 (37%) of 2,206 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.30
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
16-21 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
3%
• Score 24 - 29
24%
• Score 18 - 23
44%
• Score 12 - 17
29%
• Score 6 - 11
1%
• Score 5 Or Below
1%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - Not reported
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported

Payment Plans


California State University Bakersfield accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 2
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 007993
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,242 (96.7%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,058 (85.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,035 (97.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
207 (20.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
60%
Average Award
$11,721
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 966 (93.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,550
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 335 (32.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,560
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 192 (18.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
6,327 (90.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
5,647 (89.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
5,511 (97.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
784 (14.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
55%
Average Award
$11,346
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 5,079 (92.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,762
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,315 (42.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,046
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 836 (15.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
51%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$17,454
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Local/State Students, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Not reported

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Not reported

Computer


Not reported

Foreign Language


Not reported

Math/Science


Not reported

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


282

Part-Time Faculty


264

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


38%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 13% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 21% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 25% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 18% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 15% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 6% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 2% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Sophomore Standing


Not reported

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Not reported
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Not reported

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


California State University Bakersfield provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


64.6%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


14.8%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


34.1%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


42.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (30)


  • Anthropology
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Developmental and Child Psychology
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Finance, General
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • History, General
  • Land Use Planning and Management/Development
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature

Most Popular Disciplines


Not reported

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


None

Study Abroad


Liberal arts/general studies, Education, Social sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Arts in Education, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration

Master's Programs of Study (24)


  • Anthropology
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • English
  • Geology
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • History
  • Hydrology
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Mathematics Education
  • Middle School Education
  • Public Administration
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Student Affairs

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


358,597

Nearest Metropolitan Area


575 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
38.3 average low in January, 92.4 average high in September
Rain
37 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
10 mile(s) from campus in Bakersfield
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Bakersfield
Nearest Train Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Bakersfield

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


4% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


96%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not reported

Personal Counseling


Not offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Roadrunner
School Colors
Blue and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Water Polo
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Water Polo
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
archery, badminton, baseball, basketball, fencing, football, golf, gymnastics, racquetball, riflery, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, volleyball, weight lifting, wrestling

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


California State University Bakersfield offers not Reported

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


7,083

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
8,093
Women
4,883
Men
3,210

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 7.5% Asian
  • 6.7% Black/African-American
  • 58.7% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 19.5% White
  • 3.7% Unknown

International Students


5.6%

Average Age


Number of Graduate Students


1,248

Student Resources

Study resources