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?
- The highest award offered at Bakersfield College is the bachelor's degree.
- In 2017-2018, 54% of the faculty were full-time.
Bakersfield College Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Bakersfield College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Bakersfield College.
Where Is Bakersfield College?
Contact details for Bakersfield College are given below.
|Address:||1801 Panorama Dr, Bakersfield, CA 93305-1299|
How Do I Get Into Bakersfield College?
You can apply to Bakersfield College online at: https://www.bakersfieldcollege.edu/apply
Can I Afford Bakersfield College?
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
Of the 7,678 full-time undergraduates at Bakersfield College, 44% are male and 56% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Bakersfield College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||334|
|Hispanic or Latino||5,338|
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
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Bakersfield College has changed over the last few years.
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 Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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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