Bakersfield College

Bakersfield College Demographics & Diversity Report

Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual analyzed the data to discover how diverse the average college campus really is, taking into account race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Keep reading the Bakersfield College diversity report to see how they stack up against the average.

Bakersfield College Student Population

26,380 Total Students

How Many Students Attend Bakersfield College?

Bakersfield College total enrollment is approximately 26,380 students.

Bakersfield College Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Bakersfield College undergraduate population is made up of 56% women, and 44% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Bakersfield College Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 5,338
White 1,287
Asian 341
Black or African American 334
Multi-Ethnic 273
International 50
Unknown 24
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 8

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Bakersfield College achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,738 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1738 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  50.56 out of 100
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Some schools are more diverse in different categories, some are less. This school ranks close to average in overall diversity, and some categories may be more diverse than others. The diversity categories measured on this page are student race/ethnicity, gender, age, and location.

How Does Bakersfield College Diversity Compare to National Averages?


Bakersfield College is considered middle of the road when it comes to overall diversity. Some aspects of diversity may be stronger than others.

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

82% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Bakersfield College is ranked 1,697 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  1697 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  55.24 out of 100
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Many students are seeking college campuses with plenty of diversity. Does Bakersfield College offer enough racial/ethnic diversity for you?

Bakersfield College Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 18,339
White 4,185
Black or African American 1,149
Asian 1,118
Multi-Ethnic 815
Unknown 605
International 58
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 26

Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Bakersfield College ranks 882 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  882 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  76.75 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 14,849 female students and 11,531 male students at Bakersfield College.

International Students at Bakersfield College

Students from 32 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Saudi Arabia, India, and Vietnam.

Learn more about international students at Bakersfield College.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
41.64% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  88.17 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Bakersfield College, 41.64% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 5,814
20-21 3,845
22-24 3,431
25-29 3,105
35 and over 2,515
30-34 1,607
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*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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