2021 Student Population

A total of 11,745 students have enrolled at California State University-Bakersfield - 9,979 undergraduate and 1,766 graduate.
By gender, 3,993 male and 7,752 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 9,753 full-time students and 1,992 part-time students.
The number of students at California State University-Bakersfield is small compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as California Baptist University and California Lutheran University, its population is small (average population is 19,041).
California State University-Bakersfield offers online degree/certificate programs and 10,742 students enrolled in online programs.

Enrollment Chart

Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status

By gender, there are 3,993 male and 7,752 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.52 to 1 and the ratio is very lower (more women students at the school) (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.

Gender Distribution Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total9,9798,4321,547
Men3,5472,947600
Women6,4325,485947
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total1,7661,321445
Men446328118
Women1,320993327

Gedner Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, there are 7,160 Hispanic students (60.96%) and 1,799 White students (15.32%) at California State University-Bakersfield(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at California State University-Bakersfield.

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Race/Ethnicity at California State University-Bakersfield
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native28820
Asian642295347
Black or African American437161276
Hispanic6,1962,0134,183
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander221012
White1,380542838
Two or More Races21683133
Race/Ethnicity Unknown633251382
Total 9,9793,5476,432
Population by Race/Ethnicity at California State University-Bakersfield
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native725
Asian833647
Black or African American551441
Hispanic964208756
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White419128291
Two or More Races531439
Race/Ethnicity Unknown14132109
Total 1,7664461,320

Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Student Age

By age, there are 8,140 students whose age under twenty five and 1,706 students whose age is over thirty years old at California State University-Bakersfield.
Especially, 155 students are younger than eighteen and 11 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at California State University-Bakersfield.

Enrollment by Student Age Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Student Age at California State University-Bakersfield
TotalMenWomen
Total9,979 3,5476,432
Under 18155 42113
18-192,569 8241,745
20-212,587 8921,695
22-242,386 9371,449
25-291,319 547772
30-34440 151289
35-39231 73158
40-49218 56162
50-6467 2245
65 and over7 34
Total 9,979 3,5476,432
Population by Student Age at California State University-Bakersfield
TotalMenWomen
Total1,766 4461,320
20-2120 119
22-24423 88335
25-29580 153427
30-34311 83228
35-39156 42114
40-49178 49129
50-6494 2767
65 and over4 31
Total 1,766 4461,320

Student Age Distribution Chart

Online Student Population

At California State University-Bakersfield, 11,718 students (99.77% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 10,742 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 10,524 students live in California where California State University-Bakersfield is located in and 89 students have enrolled from other states.

Online Enrollment Table

Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total11,7459,9791,766
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes10,7429,0441,698
Enrolled Some in Online Classes97691759
Not Enrolled in Online Classes27189
Online Student Population by Student Location
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total (Enrolled Excl.)10,7429,0441,698
California Residents10,5248,8441,680
Other State in U.S.897712
Outside of U.S.1291236
Unknown000

Online Enrollment Chart