C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    B-
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    C+
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    NG
  10. Campus Food
    NG
  11. Student Life
    C
  12. Safety
    B
Bakersfield College is ...
Public
Athletic Division
CCCAA
Athletic Conference
Address
1801 Panorama Dr
Bakersfield, CA 93305
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Bakersfield College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
ACT Range
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
High School GPA
Early Decision/Early Action

Cost

Net Price
$4,409/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $2,907/ year
  • $30-48k
    $3,625/ year
  • $49-75k
    $6,173/ year
  • $76-110k
    $7,463/ year
  • $110k+
    $9,627/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
32:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.129 responses
41%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.117 responses
60%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.118 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,603Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
18%
Pell Grant
60%
Varsity Athletes
6%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$29,500/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
17%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
82%
National
83%

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Bakersfield College Reviews

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A good start to one's college education for the price! I was able to obtain my AA-T in two years. The professors are overall pretty good! While attending the school I played for the tennis team, therefore allowing me to get priority registration for classes which was a huge help because getting classes can be difficult.
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I started Bakersfield College after high school which was 2013, it is now 2018 and I will be graduating Bakersfield College with a AA. Bakersfield College has been great to me! The four years that I have attended to Bakersfield College it has been fun and stressful. It was the school that I change majors three time and helped me find the major I want to fully succeed.
Bakersfield College (Delano Campus) is small but has enough classrooms to fulfill your college experience. The classrooms can fit 20-30 people. There is enough parking space to get parking every time if you have a parking permit. Overall, the Delano Campus is great!