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California State University - Bakersfield Cost

Net Price

Net Price
$5,690/ year
National
$15,431
Net Price Calculator
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $4,152/ year
  • $30-48k
    $4,902/ year
  • $49-75k
    $8,131/ year
  • $76-110k
    $12,835/ year
  • $110k+
    $15,219/ year

Net price is the average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Sticker Price

In-State Tuition
$6,811/ year
Out-of-State Tuition
$17,971/ year
Average Housing Costs
$12,561/ year
Average Meal Plan Cost
$5,050/ year
Books & Supplies
$1,860/ year
Tuition Guarantee Plan
No
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan
No

Loans

Students Taking Out Loans
32%
Average Loan Amount
$4,555/ year
National
$7,033

Financial Aid

Any Financial Aid
86%
Average Total Aid Awarded
$10,303/ year
National
$7,271
Students Receiving Aid
  • Federal Grant Aid
    69%
  • State Grant Aid
    53%
  • Institution Grant Aid
    67%
  • Pell Grant
    68%
Average Aid Awarded
  • Federal Grant Aid
    $4,815
  • State Grant Aid
    $2,451
  • Institution Grant Aid
    $5,252
  • Pell Grant Amount
    $4,718
Poll
Which statement best describes your financial aid experience at this school?
Based on 113 responses
  • It went smoothly, and I received the financial aid I needed.
    43%
  • The process was a hassle, but I received the financial aid I needed.
    23%
  • It was an absolute headache, and it took multiple attempts to receive any aid.
    13%
  • It is an ongoing process that I am still dealing with.
    13%
  • I did not apply for financial aid.
    7%
Financial Aid Website

Overall Value

Value
A-
Based on average net price, earnings potential, student and alumni reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
67%
of students feel like they are getting their money's worth out of their program.30 responses
Graduation Rate
41%
National
47%
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