CSU Bakersfield is on a 575-acre campus in the urban setting of Bakersfield, California.
There are many activities and organizations for CSU Bakersfield students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? CSU Bakersfield has not reported any data on the presence of fraternities or sororities.
This table offers information on housing at CSU Bakersfield.
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||4%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||96%|
CSU Bakersfield offers housing for students.
Most CSU Bakersfield students live off campus. In 2022, 4% of undergrads at CSU Bakersfield lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 96% of students lived off-campus or commuted to CSU Bakersfield.
CSU Bakersfield offers coed housing.
At CSU Bakersfield there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at CSU Bakersfield:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
California State University, Bakersfield is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The CSU Bakersfield campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
CSU Bakersfield offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit CSU Bakersfield, take Interstate 5 to Bakersfield, CA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Meadows Field airport.
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