California State University-Bakersfield

Bakersfield, California

Overview

Address9001 Stockdale Hwy
School Websitewww.csub.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Large

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

California State University-Bakersfield is a small public, 4-year college based in Bakersfield, California that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 11,455 students applied to California State University-Bakersfield. Of those students, 2,637 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in California State University-Bakersfield was $5,742, in addition to fees of $1,567. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend California State University-Bakersfield.

California State University-Bakersfield has a 42% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The California State University-Bakersfield acceptance rate is 23%. To put this into perspective, 2,637 of the 11,455 students who applied to California State University-Bakersfield in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in California State University-Bakersfield is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into California State University-Bakersfield had an SAT score between the range of 0 and 0. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for California State University-Bakersfield was between null and null in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to California State University-Bakersfield as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At California State University-Bakersfield, the tuition for in-state residents is $5,742. Combined with fees of $1,567, room and board costs of $13,746, other expenses of $2,952 and the $2,002 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $26,009.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $19,189 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in California State University-Bakersfield to $37,889 for out-of-state students.

Students at California State University-Bakersfield are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at California State University-Bakersfield was $5,111 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 69%. This shows that if you apply for federal aid, you have a good chance of receiving it.

California State University-Bakersfield Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio24:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to California State University-Bakersfield.

California State University-Bakersfield has a good gender split, with 62% of undergraduates being female and 38% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are California residents; in fact, 97% of all students reside in California. However, 1% of students come from out-of-state and 2% of students are international.

The student to faculty ratio at California State University-Bakersfield is 24:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from California State University-Bakersfield to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 18% students enroll at California State University-Bakersfield part-time; the other 8,914 students enrolled full-time.

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