|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Student to faculty ratio||32:1|
Bakersfield College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.
Bakersfield College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $7,196 and in-state students paid $1,288.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 76% of Bakersfield College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 60% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,276 (which is 3.5% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Bakersfield College in 2016-2017, was 16, which is 1% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,291 (which is 0.2% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Bakersfield College has enrolled a total of 22,710 students (6,603 students full-time and 16,107 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 22,710 students, 1,057 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 45% men and 55% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
The institution also enrolled 1,333 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 4%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Bakersfield College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||16%||1,085|
|Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences||11%||721|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||9%||599|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||7%||505|
|Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians||5%||323|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||5%||308|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||4%||284|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||2%||138|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Bakersfield College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Bakersfield College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $22,000. Last year, out of the total 3,996 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 3,277 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 3,923 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 3,099 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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