Bakersfield College

Bakersfield, CA, USA
2.90 Average Rating

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.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
99%

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
23,195
Total Number of Undergrads
23,195
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
Student:Faculty Ratio
31:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$6,645
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$1,325
Out-of-State Tuition
$7,261
Students Receiving Financial Aid
72%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,313
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
46%
54%
Student Organizations
80
Size of Town
City: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Bakersfield
Los Angeles
San Francisco
San Diego
Sacramento
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$29,800
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What Students Are Saying

2.90 Average Rating
bakersfield college is a diverse school where most professors care about the students. the education level is good, and they are opening a writing center for helping students when writing papers. the campus is of a good size and there are many extracurricular activities for students; bakersfield college is a good school.
Joselin from Bakersfield, CA
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

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