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California State University - Bakersfield Cost

Net Price

Net Price
$6,376/ year
National
$15,403
Net Price Calculator
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $4,005/ year
  • $30-48k
    $4,813/ year
  • $49-75k
    $8,321/ year
  • $76-110k
    $12,993/ year
  • $110k+
    $15,064/ 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
$6,857/ year
Out-of-State Tuition
$18,017/ year
Average Housing Costs
$13,968/ year
Average Meal Plan Cost
$4,965/ year
Books & Supplies
$1,898/ year
Tuition Guarantee Plan
No
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan
No

Loans

Students Taking Out Loans
29%
Average Loan Amount
$4,412/ year
National
$6,857

Financial Aid

Any Financial Aid
88%
Average Total Aid Awarded
$9,616/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Aid
  • Federal Grant Aid
    66%
  • State Grant Aid
    64%
  • Institution Grant Aid
    67%
  • Pell Grant
    66%
Average Aid Awarded
  • Federal Grant Aid
    $4,919
  • State Grant Aid
    $2,373
  • Institution Grant Aid
    $5,243
  • Pell Grant Amount
    $4,835
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
B+
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
39%
National
48%
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