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Study at California State University Bakersfield

California State University, Bakersfield is a public university founded in 1965. It is often referred to as CSUB or CSU Bakersfield or Cal State Bakersfield. The university offers Enrolment to over 7, 000 students every year. It is built on a 375 acre campus and there are more than 30 bachelor's and 20 master's degree programs. CSU Bakersfield also offers doctoral programs. The CSU Bakersfield sports teams are called the Roadrunners. The softball team has won quite a few championships for the university. The men's basketball, wrestling, soccer, and swimming and diving teams and the women's volleyball team have been the winners of a number of national championships. The list of alumni of CSU Bakersfield is quite impressive and includes names like Roy Ashburn, California State Senator, Stephen Neal, the New England Patriot, NCAA and World Champion Wrestler, and athletes Tito Ortiz, Lyle Martin, Josh Wicks and Kebu Stewart.

Profile of California State University BakersfieldBakersfield, California is home to Cal State Bakersfield. Bakersfield is a large city. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Cal State Bakersfield go up to the Master's degree.

Course Topics

Students commonly pursue studies in liberal arts.

Cal State Bakersfield Selectivity

Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 400. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 410 and 540.

Cal State Bakersfield has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

Cal State Bakersfield has 7, 700 enrolled students . The school has a large minority student population.

Student Life
Cal State Bakersfield offers students meal plans. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the California Collegiate Athletic Association.

Cal State Bakersfield Tuition and AffordabilityCal State Bakersfield is a relative bargain, with lower tuition and fees than most schools offering similar degrees.

Cal State Bakersfield Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts560liberal arts and sciences, sociology, English, history, economics, political science, Spanish language, anthropology
Business and Management265business management
Education and Teaching218education, early childhood education, school Counselling
Therapy and Counselling112psychology, organizational psychology
Security and Law Enforcement103criminal justice and safety
Family and Social Work75public administration, social work
Nursing and Emergency Medicine74registered nursing
Media61communication studies
Science56biology, chemistry, natural sciences, physics, geology
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy24health and physical Education
Computer Science and Engineering16computer science
Art Studies13art studies
Conservation and Resource Management11natural resources policy
Religion and Philosophy10philosophy, religion
Drama and Performing Arts4drama
Contact: Cal State BakersfieldCalifornia State University Bakersfield

9001 Stockdale Hwy

Bakersfield, California 93311-1099

General Phone: (661) 654-2782


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