College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.
College Factual ranked Bakersfield College as #1,167 out of 2,238 colleges and universities in the country on its 2024 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Bakersfield College held the #1,413 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.
Bakersfield College also holds the #130 spot on the Best Colleges in California ranking.
Bakersfield College has an open admissions policy, so you should not have much trouble being accepted by the school. Still, it is important to fill out the application completely and submit any requested materials, which may include proof that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.
At Bakersfield College, the student to faculty ratio is 28 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.
In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.
The full-time faculty percentage at Bakersfield College is 50%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 24,903 undergraduates at Bakersfield College with 7,388 being full-time and 17,515 being part-time.
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Bakersfield College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
The student loan default rate at Bakersfield College is 10.4%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.
Contact details for Bakersfield College are given below.
|Address:||1801 Panorama Dr, Bakersfield, CA 93305-1299|
|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|Electromechanical Engineering Technology||17||NA|
|Agricultural Economics & Business||0||NA|
|Architectural Sciences & Technology||0||NA|
|Business Administration & Management||0||NA|
|Business Support & Assistant Services||0||NA|
Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.
In 2020-2021, 16,680 students took at least one online class at Bakersfield College. This is a decrease from the 24,266 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
*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.
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