Bakersfield College

1801 Panorama Dr, Bakersfield, CA 93305-1299

About Bakersfield College

Bakersfield College is classified as a public, multi-campus Associate’s college located within a large metropolitan area, or within an area with a population with more than 500,000 residents. This very large two-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of at least 10,000 students. This institution awards associate’s degrees and no bachelor’s degrees. According to data for fall enrollment, up to 60% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this two-year associate’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate18,402
Student Age% Under 2564%
 % 25 and Over36%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time32%
 % Part-time68%
Race/Ethnicity% White33.3%
 % Black7.4%
 % Asian5.9%
 % Latino44.8%
 % Native American1.5%
 % Race Unknown6.9%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadNO
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$
 In-State Tuition & Fees$766
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$6,842
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid63%
 % Undergraduates with Loans2%
 % Undergraduates with Grants63%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,638
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,500
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,996
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,194

Neighborhood Data for the Bakersfield Area

Median Age29.8
Median Household Income$54,656
Total Population339,761
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.4% 50.6%
 Age 0-950.7%49.3%
 Age 10-1752.8%47.2%
 Age 18-2449.5%50.5%
 Age 25-2951.2%48.8%
 Age 30-3948.7%51.3%
Race/Ethnicity% White62.9%
 % Black8.2%
 % Asian5.9%
 % Latino44.5%
 % Native American1.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)2.0%


On Campus Housing ProvidedNo
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,500
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$793
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50018.0%16.2%3.7%
 $500 to $74949.5%46.5%0.0%
 $750 to $99923.0%27.1%46.5%
 Over $10009.5%10.2%24.1%
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