California State University Bakersfield: Review & Facts

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California State University Bakersfield is a medium four-year, public school with 9,230 students enrolled. This school is one of the 6 colleges located in Bakersfield, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
42
Fair
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 42 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, General Studies, Psychology, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
76%
Fair
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.

The rate of student retention at California State University Bakersfield is fair at 76% (close to California average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
27 : 1
High
The graduation rate at California State University Bakersfield is low - 44%. About 7% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at CSUB is a bit disappointing: 27:1. Find out more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$18,100
High
Average tuition charges are fairly high - about $16,700 per year. The additional fees at California State University Bakersfield beyond tuition are roughly $1,400, which makes it a total of $18,100 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
69%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 8,432 applications were submitted and 5,797 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
$8,200
High
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
B-
Dicey
California State University Bakersfield offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 600 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is a bit high - around $8,200 a year.

Based on the college crime data, California State University Bakersfield appears to be a generally safe 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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