Apply to CSU Bakersfield

Application Fee
$55
Graduate Application Fee
$55
Acceptance Rate
81%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)
15%
Freshmen Enrollment
1,561

2020 Acceptance Rate

A total of 12,935 students have applied and 10,440 students have allowed to admit to California State University-Bakersfield (Acceptance rate: 80.71%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 14.95 % where 1,561 students have finally enrolled out of 10,440 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is higher (easier to admit) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as California Baptist University and California Lutheran University, its acceptance rate is higher (easy to get in) (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 65.40%).
The yield of the school is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is average (average yield is 19.20%).

Admission Statistics Charts

2020 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average SAT score is 0 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of California State University-Bakersfield is lower than the schools (average score is 1,162). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
California State University-Bakersfield00
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,13923
All U.S. Colleges112368
Public, 4-Years Colleges111267
4-Years Colleges112468
Public, 4-Years Colleges in California116770

SAT Score by Subject

At California State University-Bakersfield, 0 students submitted SAT scores (0% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 0 and it is lower than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing00
Mathematics00
Total00
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Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to California State University-Bakersfield. The school requires 3 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and Completion of college-preparatory program and 1 items are recommended to submit - Admission test scores and .
Admission Requirements for Applying to California State University-Bakersfield
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRecommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended