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Campus & Student Life at California State University - Bakersfield

Home to about 9,979 undergraduates in 2020, CSUB is a large, public university located in Bakersfield, California. This urban setting might be best suited for students who like the fast-paced city life. Should you tire of the campus however, CSUB offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by CSUB can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our CSUB Guide to Distance and Online Learning.

CSUB Has a Disability Services Site

For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit CSUB Disability Services.

CSUB for the Military

While not a "service academy", CSUB does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. There is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit CSUB Veteran Services . For more information, check out our CSUB for Veterans Guide.

CSUB offers On-Campus Day Care

For students with young families, CSUB does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at California State University - Bakersfield

CSUB offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at California State University - Bakersfield

* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.

Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at California State University - Bakersfield

CSUB has a comparatively large, student body. There were 9,979 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 8,432 (84.5%). Part-time attendance was 1,547 (15.5%).


California State University - Bakersfield is Ranked #2,005 for Overall Diversity

Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, CSUB is about average in terms of overall diversity. We rank CSUB #2005 out of 3,451.

The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.

Overall Diversity at California State University - Bakersfield

You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at CSUB by looking closer at the ethnic,  genderage, and geographic diversity metrics from the CSUB Diversity Guide.

California State University - Bakersfield Competes in the NCAA

CSUB has a total of 352 student athletes, 156 men and 196 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.

Athletics Financing

Total Revenue (all teams)$9,409,987
Total Expenses (all teams)$9,409,987

For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to California State University - Bakersfield Athletics

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