Bakersfield College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

1801 Panorama Drive
Bakersfield, CA 93305
(661) 395-4301

Contact: Sue Vaughn
Director of Enrollment Services

Main Address

1801 Panorama Drive
Bakersfield, CA 93305
(661) 395-4011

www.bakersfieldcollege.edu

Size

Total undergrads: 18,775
Degree-seeking undergrads: 11,827

Setting

Suburban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No
Admissions Policies/Requirements

A note about the college’s admission requirements: Nursing and other allied health programs have additional admission requirements including required coursework.


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Agribusiness Operations A
Animal Sciences A
Horticultural Services A
Horticulture, Ornamental A

Arts, Visual & Performing
Interior Design A
Music – General A
Photography A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Bacteriology A
Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business Administration/Management A
Information Processing/Data Entry A
Management Information Systems A
Office Clerical Services A
Real Estate A

Communications & Journalism
Broadcast Journalism A
Journalism A

Communications Technologies
Communications Technologies – General A
Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation A
Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Programming – Specific Applications A
Data Processing Technology A

Construction Trades
Carpentry A
Masonry/Tile Setting A
Pipefitting A
Power/Electric Transmission A

Engineering Technologies
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering A
Drafting and Design Technology A

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences
Family/Consumer Sciences – General A
Foods/Nutrition Studies A
Institutional Food Production A

Foreign Language & Literature
German A
Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Dental Assistance A
Emergency Medical Technology A
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical A
Predentistry A
Premedicine A
Prepharmacy A
Preveterinary Medicine A

History
History – General A

Law & Legal Studies
Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics
Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Automotive Technology A

Natural Resources & Conservation
Forestry – General A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General A

Personal & Culinary Services
Culinary Arts/Related Services A

Philosophy & Religion
Philosophy A

Physical Sciences
Chemistry A
Geology A
Physics A

Precision Production Trades
Woodworking A

Psychology
Psychology – General A

Security & Protective Services
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A
Police Science A

Social Sciences
Anthropology A
Criminology A
Economics A
Geography A
Political Science/Government A
Sociology A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Bakersfield College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(661) 395-4011
Website:www.bakersfieldcollege.edu/
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:https://www.bakersfieldcollege.edu/apply
Address:1801 Panorama Dr, Bakersfield, CA 93305-1299
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:22,710
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:32 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:18,274 (80% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$1,326
Out-of-state Tuition:$7,822
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:76%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,007

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Bakersfield College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Bakersfield College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences54
Architecture and Related Services11
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services115
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs12
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services33
Construction Trades3
Engineering1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields33
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences42
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2
Health Professions and Related Programs62
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service34
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians42
Natural Resources and Conservation11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2
Personal and Culinary Services22
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences2
Precision Production52
Psychology11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Social Sciences5
Transportation and Materials Moving1
Visual and Performing Arts25
Grand total5759

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Bakersfield College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Bakersfield College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$1,326
Out-of-state$7,822
Books and supplies$1,791

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,48276%
Grant or scholarship aid1,48176%$5,007
Student loan aid161%$5,291

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid12,17360%$3,182
Federal student loans3852%$5,565

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Bakersfield College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Bakersfield College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Bakersfield College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment22,710
Undergraduate enrollment22,710
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Bakersfield College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

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