2022 Acceptance Rate

A total of 12,334 students have applied and 10,484 students have allowed to admit to California State University-Bakersfield (Acceptance rate: 85.00%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 11.00 % where 1,153 students have finally enrolled out of 10,484 admitted students.
CSU Bakersfield acceptance rate 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 slightly higher than the average (relatively easy to get in) (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 73.00%).
CSU Bakersfield enrollment rate (yield) 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 16.10%).
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)

How to Apply to California State University-Bakersfield

The following table summarizes the contact and directory information to apply CSU Bakersfield. CSU Bakersfield offers benefits for veterans, service member, or qualified family members. You may need to prepare certificate of eligibility (COE ) from the Veterans Affairs .
Admissionwww.csub.edu/Admissions/
Online Applicationhttps://www2.calstate.edu/apply
Financial Aidwww.csub.edu/FinAid/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www2.calstate.edu/attend/paying-for-college/Pages/csu-costs.aspx
Veterans Tuitionwww.csub.edu/veterans/
Athleticwww.csub.edu/irpa/_files/Student and Campus Data/CSUB graduation rates reported to NCAA GSR 2006-07 Cohort.pdf
Disability Servicewww.csub.edu/ssd/

Admission Statistics Charts

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.
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 scoresNeither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended