Bakersfield College is a public community college with an open admissions policy. The institution houses the William M. Thomas Planetarium, a 36-foot dome with a Chronos star projector, and the Levan Center, which focuses on research that promotes the humanities. BC provides the Umoja ASTEP program, the African-American Success Through Excellence and Persistence program, which provides attentive counselors to ensure degree attainment. They also welcome DACA students.
the college serves 15,000 students on the 153-acre main campus in northeast bakersfield, at the weill institute in downtown bakersfield, and at the delano center 35 miles north of bakersfield. classes are offered on a traditional 16-week semester calendar as well as in a variety of non-traditional scheduling options.
Student from Bakersfield, CA
BC offers an amazing culinary and nursing program. The class sizes are manageable and every professor I have had are always willing to help students. The campus community is very good.