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Bakersfield College

Bakersfield, CA 2-Year Public
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About Bakersfield College

Bakersfield College Overview

Bakersfield College is a public school in the city of Bakersfield, California. Bakersfield College was founded in 1913 and now enrolls around 24,903 students per year year, which includes 24,903 undergraduate students.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Bakersfield College!

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Bakersfield College's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Bakersfield College students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Bakersfield College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Bakersfield College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Bakersfield College on the Student Life page.

2022 Bakersfield College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $1,380
Out-of-State $8,130

Is Bakersfield College a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer view of what Bakersfield College offers and if it seems like a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Bakersfield College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It guages how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Bakersfield College Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Bakersfield College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Bakersfield College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Bakersfield College

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Bakersfield College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Bakersfield College.

Based on this information, how does Bakersfield College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Bakersfield College a good school for you?

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Where is Bakersfield College Located?

Bakersfield College is located in the city of Bakersfield, California.

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College Info

1801 Panorama Drive Bakersfield, CA 93305-1299

Campus Setting: Urban

Bakersfield College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Bakersfield College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Bakersfield College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Bakersfield College ACT Scores

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Bakersfield College SAT Scores

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Bakersfield College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$1,418

In State

$9,908

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$1,380
$9,870
Fees
$38
$38
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Bakersfield College is like? There are approximately 24,903 students enrolled at Bakersfield College. 29% percent of students attend school full-time.

29%

Full Time

61%

Part Time

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

24,903

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$1,418

Out-of-State

$9,908

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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