FINANCIAL AID RATE84%
STUDENT TEACHER RATIO30:1
FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.$3,325
Average Grants + Scholarship Aid Awarded to Undergraduate Students
Percent of Full-Time Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid
Percent of Students Paying In-State Tuition vs Out-of-State Tuition
901 E Alosta, Azusa, CA
Bakersfield is well known as one of the top community colleges in California. Over 15,000 students are enrolled on the main campus in northeast Bakersfield, at the Weill Institute, and at the Delano Center north of Bakersfield.The college follows a 16-week semester calendar as wells as offering classes on evenings and weekends. The cost of tuition for California residents is $46 per credit.
The college is well known for its outstanding programs in industrial and manufacturing technology. Bakersfield College offers programs in Basic Machine Tool Operations-Lathe, Computer Numerical Control Programming, Control Systems Technology, Industrial Technology: Manufacturing Technology, and Manufacturing Technology. The college also offers associate degree programs in French and Spanish.
Bakersfield College offers outstanding health services. Child care is also offered which is great for parents who would like to further their education.
Bakersfield is a great location for international students. Bakersfield College is home to 82 majors that are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Small classes are another outstanding feature of the college. It also is home to excellent English as a Multi-Language Program (EMS) courses that help students transition into academic life in the United States. Students can earn an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree or transfer to a four-year institute. Bakersfield College is very economical. Tuition for international students is $195 per credit.
Bakersfield College is also an excellent choice for veterans and their dependents. The college grants credit for training received while in the military. Evaluation of military training is carried out by the Office of Admissions and Records.
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the applicants Bakersfield College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $6,800. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition estimates per year:
- State Residents: $1,300-$1,500
- Out-of-State: $7,700-$9,240
- Part-time students are charged:
- In-State: $46-$55 per unit
- Out-of-State: $280-$330 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||84%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||84%||$5,542|
|Receiving Student Loans||1%||$5,696|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, Bakersfield College may offer services to students like those listed below:
- Online classes
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Student employment
- Assistance to find work
- Day care for children
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Radiology Technician Program
- * Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1972)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Bakersfield College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Natural Resources and Conservation
Personal and Culinary Services
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Bakersfield College.
- Porterville College in Claremont, CA (44 miles away)
- College of the Sequoias in Claremont, CA (66 miles away)
- Antelope Valley College in Sacramento, CA (68 miles away)
- College of the Canyons in Redwood City, CA (73 miles away)
- Cerro Coso Community College in Norwalk, CA (74 miles away)
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