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Located in Bakersfield, California, Bakersfield College is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

160 Undergraduate Degrees

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Bakersfield College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Bakersfield College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#95 Best Nursing Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Bakersfield College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#140 Most Popular Nursing Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Bakersfield College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#100 Highest Paid Registered Nursing Graduates College Factual
#112 Highest Paid Nursing Graduates College Factual

Where Is Bakersfield College?


Contact details for Bakersfield College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1801 Panorama Dr, Bakersfield, CA 93305-1299
Phone: 661-395-4011

How Do I Get Into Bakersfield College?

You can apply to Bakersfield College online at:

As long as you submit the requested materials to Bakersfield College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Bakersfield College?

10.4% Loan Default Rate

The student loan default rate at Bakersfield College is 10.4%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Bakersfield College Undergraduate Student Diversity

7,388 Full-Time Undergraduates
59% Women
81% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 24,903 undergraduate students at Bakersfield College, with 7,388 being full-time and 17,515 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 7,388 full-time undergraduates at Bakersfield College, 41% are male and 59% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Bakersfield College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 349
Black or African American 296
Hispanic or Latino 5,031
White 1,326
International Students 29
Other Races/Ethnicities 357

Over 32 countries are represented at Bakersfield College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, India, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at Bakersfield College

23,951 Took All Classes Online
24,266 Took At Least One Class Online
211.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 24,266 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Bakersfield College has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Bakersfield College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Bakersfield College was 211.6%. This is the #150 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Bakersfield College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Bakersfield College Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Registered Nursing 133 0 133
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 27 27
TOTAL 133 27 160


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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