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California State University-Bakersfield

Bakersfield, CA
University Website: www.csub.edu
Apply Online: www.csumentor.com/
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California State University, Bakersfield (often abbreviated CSUB or shortened to CSU Bakersfield or Cal State Bakersfield) is a public university located in Bakersfield, California, United States which was founded in 1965. CSUB opened in 1970 on a 375-acre (152 ha) campus, becoming the 19th school in the California State University system. The university offers 91 different Bachelor's degrees, 30 types of Master's degrees, and 12 teaching credentials. The university does not confer Doctoral degrees.

In the Winter 2013 academic quarter, 8,111 undergraduate and graduate students attended CSUB, at either the main campus in Bakersfield or the satellite campus, Antelope Valley Center in Lancaster, California. The university is a heavily-dominated commuter campus serving the city of Bakersfield. CSU Bakersfield's petroleum geology program is the only one offered by a public university west of the Rockies.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $16,632.00 avg tuition

9001 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1099
(661) 654-2782

Apply online Admissions:
www.csub.edu/Admissions/
Financial Aid:
www.csub.edu/FinAid/

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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California State University-Bakersfield

Statistics:
Applied 5,301
Admitted 3,513 66%
Enrolled total 1,035
Full Time: 1,013
Part Time 22
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 400 510
SAT Math 410 530
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 16 22
ACT English 14 21
ACT Math 16 23
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 71%
4-year graduation rate 13%
6-year graduation rate 38%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Recommended
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

California State University-Bakersfield

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $5,472.00 $5,472.00 $16,632.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,210.00 $1,210.00 $1,210.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $248.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,738.00 $6,738.00 $15,666.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $1,210.00 $1,210.00 $1,210.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $248.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $7,872.00 $10,452.00 $3,834.00
Other Expenses $4,083.00 $4,416.00 $3,834.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $55.00
Graduate Application Fee $55.00
Books and Supplies $1,746.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 83%
Percent receiving grant aid 73%
Avg amount of grant aid $9,682.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 34%
Avg amount of student loan aid $4,433.00

California State University-Bakersfield

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business Administration and Management, General X X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X
EDUCATION
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Education, General X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Spanish Language and Literature X X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
HISTORY
History, General X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X X
Natural Sciences X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Counseling Psychology X
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X X
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X X
Economics, General X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Music, General X

Scholarships for Students in California

Name Amount Deadline
Ronald D. Lunceford Scholarship $4,000 January 13, 2017
Clinton E. Phillips Scholarship $4,000 January 13, 2017
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016

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