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Bakersfield College Overview

Located in Bakersfield, California, Bakersfield College is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Bakersfield College Known For?

6,829 Full-Time Undergraduates
$5,425 Avg Cost After Aid
  • The highest degree offered at Bakersfield College is the bachelor's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 54% of the faculty were full-time.

Bakersfield College Rankings

Bakersfield College was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that Bakersfield College has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for Bakersfield College

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 1,574
Best Colleges for Diversity 1,738

Where Is Bakersfield College?

Location of Bakersfield College

Contact details for Bakersfield College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1801 Panorama Dr, Bakersfield, CA 93305-1299
Phone: 661-395-4011
Website: www.bakersfieldcollege.edu/

How Do I Get Into Bakersfield College?

You can apply to Bakersfield College online at: https://www.bakersfieldcollege.edu/apply

As long as you submit the requested materials to Bakersfield College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Bakersfield College?

1% Take Out Loans
15.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Bakersfield College is $5,425. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Bakersfield College, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $5,696 a year. That adds up to $22,784 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Bakersfield College is 15.1%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Bakersfield College Undergraduate Student Diversity

6,829 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
81% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 23,195 undergraduate students at Bakersfield College, with 6,829 being full-time and 16,366 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Bakersfield College

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,829 full-time undergraduates at Bakersfield College, 46% are male and 54% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Bakersfield College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Bakersfield College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Bakersfield College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 315
Black or African American 324
Hispanic or Latino 4,560
White 1,252
International Students 61
Other Races/Ethnicities 317

Over 32 countries are represented at Bakersfield College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, India, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at Bakersfield College

1,875 Took All Classes Online
6,309 Took At Least One Class Online
19.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 6,309 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Bakersfield College has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Bakersfield College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Bakersfield College was 19.1%. This is the #930 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Bakersfield College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Bakersfield College Majors

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 36 0 0 0
Agricultural Economics & Business 50 0 0 0
Agricultural Production 35 0 0 0
Allied Health Professions 23 0 0 0
American Sign Language 40 0 0 0
Anthropology 11 0 0 0
Architectural Sciences & Technology 8 0 0 0
Building Management & Inspection 2 0 0 0
Business Administration & Management 166 0 0 0
Business Support & Assistant Services 10 0 0 0
Chemistry 5 0 0 0
Communication & Media Studies 146 0 0 0
Computer Information Systems 1 0 0 0
Computer Science 17 0 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 174 0 0 0
Culinary Arts 26 0 0 0
Design & Applied Arts 6 0 0 0
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 19 0 0 0
Drama & Theater Arts 14 0 0 0
Economics 20 0 0 0
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 4 0 0 0
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 19 12 0 0
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 11 0 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 1 0 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 51 0 0 0
Fire Protection 31 0 0 0
Forestry 17 0 0 0
General Biology 297 0 0 0
General Engineering 11 0 0 0
General Engineering Technology 1 0 0 0
General English Literature 18 0 0 0
General Psychology 216 0 0 0
General Visual & Performing Arts 4 0 0 0
Geological & Earth Sciences 3 0 0 0
Health & Physical Education 31 0 0 0
Health Sciences & Services 9 0 0 0
History 54 0 0 0
Human Development & Family Studies 133 0 0 0
Human Services 34 0 0 0
Industrial Production Technology 6 0 0 0
Journalism 13 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 1,273 0 0 0
Mathematics 32 0 0 0
Music 13 0 0 0
Nursing 111 0 0 0
Philosophy 12 0 0 0
Physics 18 0 0 0
Political Science & Government 36 0 0 0
Precision Metal Working 8 0 0 0
Romance Languages 42 0 0 0
Sociology 66 0 0 0
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 6 0 0 0
Total 6,780 24 0 0

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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