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Colleges / California State University, Bakersfield

California State University, Bakersfield

Bakersfield, CA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate85%

About CSU Bakersfield

California State University, Bakersfield is a public, state university in the city of Bakersfield, California. CSU Bakersfield was founded in 1965. The college currently enrolls around 9,613 students a year, including 8,198 undergraduates.

CSU Bakersfield Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at CSU Bakersfield is 85%. Out of 14,156 applications received in 2022, 11,973 students were offered admission.

California State University, Bakersfield Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 85%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional May require tests

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California State University, Bakersfield is located in the city of Bakersfield, California,.

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College Info

9001 Stockdale Hwy Bakersfield, CA 93311

Campus Setting: Urban

CSU Bakersfield Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Nov 30

Transfer Applications are Due

Nov 30

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to CSU Bakersfield is Nov 30.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to CSU Bakersfield is Nov 30.

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Wondering what life at CSU Bakersfield is like? There are approximately 9,613 students enrolled at CSU Bakersfield, including 8,198 undergraduate students and 1,415 graduate students. 81% percent of students attend school full-time, 97% percent are from CA and 3% percent of students are from other states.


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