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California State University Bakersfield, founded in 1965, is a public university. Programs are offered through the Schools of Arts and Sciences, Business and Public Administration, and Education. Its 375-acre campus is located in Bakersfield.

Website: www.csub.edu/

Public
Co-ed
9,796
Undergraduate
Students
(62.4%) 6,110 Women
(37.6%) 3,686 Men
1,203
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Noncompetitive
Overall Admission Rate
79% of 10,931 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
 

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.35
SAT Math
440-540 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
440-540 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
15-21 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not reported
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
66%
Average Freshman Award
$11,917
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$18,941
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Not reported
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
309
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 21% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 18% of classes
40-49 students: 15% of classes
50-99 students: 6% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Bakersfield Population
358,597
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
 
Students in College Housing
4% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Roadrunner
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.1% Asian
4.7% Black/African-American
62.6% Hispanic/Latino
2.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
15.5% White
8.2% Unknown
International Students
2.0%
First-Year Students Returning
77.1%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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