California State University Bakersfield: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - BadCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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California State University Bakersfield is a medium four-year, public school with 8,520 students enrolled. This school is one of the 7 colleges located in Bakersfield, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
36
At California State University Bakersfield you can get your bachelor's degree or master's degree.

California State University Bakersfield deploys a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and has 36 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, General Studies, Education, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
72%
The rate of student retention at California State University Bakersfield is fair at 72% (close to California average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at California State University Bakersfield is low - 38%. About 7% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at CSUB is a bit disappointing: 28:1. Find out more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$18,500
Average tuition charges are fairly high - about $17,200 per year. The additional fees at California State University Bakersfield beyond tuition are roughly $1,300, which makes it a total of $18,500 a year.

Read the details about California State University Bakersfield additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
67%
As reported in recent data, 5,864 applications were submitted and 3,926 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

This school might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at California State University Bakersfield in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,400
California State University Bakersfield offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at California State University Bakersfield, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
California State University Bakersfield offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 400 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low - around $4,400 a year.

Based on the college crime data, California State University Bakersfield appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

California State University Bakersfield Location and Maps



Post Address: California State University Bakersfield, 9001 Stockdale Hwy, Bakersfield, California 93311-1099, USA
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