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California State University - Bakersfield

Bakersfield, California

USA

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About

California State University is a prime university started in 1947 and located in the heart of Los Angeles. It was founded through the Act of the California legislature. CSU is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and is affiliated with the California State University System. 

California State University system includes 23 campuses across California. Twenty-one of these campuses are located in the greater Los Angeles area, while one campus is in San Francisco. There are four types of CSUs: CSU Community Colleges; California State Universities; Sacramento Area CSUs; and San Francisco Area CSUs.

California State University provides undergraduate and master's degree programs in several disciplines like Business, Accounts, Arts, Engineering, Communication, Sciences, Nursing, Economics, Computer Science, and Philosophy. It considers applications with an acceptance rate of nearly 76%. CSU is home to more than 23,000 students, out of which 20% of the students' population comes from foreign soil.  The Princeton Review has recognized the university for having one of the finest MBA programs in the country.

The university has competed in solar car races in the United States and Australia, winning in 1997. The university has received international recognition for its Hydrogen Research and Fueling Facility, the first station in the United States to be certified to sell fuel by kilogram to the public. CSU aims to prepare students to meet the challenges of today's world. Career Development Center of the university empowers students to make wise career decisions, connects them with top employers, and transforms them personally and professionally.

Ranking & Accolades

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    1. California State University is ranked in the range "#401-500" in "U.S. College Rankings 2022" by "Times Higher Education."
    2. California State University is ranked "#23" in "Regional Universities West" and "#6" in "Best Value Schools" by "U.S. News & World Report."

Admission

Here's what The California State University looks for in a student during the selection process. Learn about The California State University's admission criteria, rate, and requirements below.

Acceptance Rate61 %

Undergraduate

Application Fee

70 USD

Minimum GPA

3.3

SAT Range

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ACT Range

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IELTS Range

6

TOEFL Range

173 (cBT) , 500 (pBT) , 61 (iBT)

PTE Range

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Graduate

Application Fee

70 USD

Minimum GPA

2.5

GRE Range

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GMAT Range

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IELTS Range

7

TOEFL Range

79 (iBT)

PTE Range

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Courses

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Agricultural Business

Bachelors

Degree

4 years

Tenure

21,564 USD

Tuition Fee

Anthropology

Bachelors

Degree

4 years

Tenure

21,564 USD

Tuition Fee

Art - Art Education

Bachelors

Degree

4 years

Tenure

21,564 USD

Tuition Fee

Art - Art History

Bachelors

Degree

4 years

Tenure

21,564 USD

Tuition Fee

Fees

The cost is an important aspect of choosing your dream college. Get detailed information about California State University’s tuition fees, living expenses and financial aid opportunities below. 

Note: All the costs mentioned below are average costs annually

Undergraduate

Tuition Fee

17,032 USD

Cost of Attendance

36,005 USD

Scholarships

11,027 USD

Accomodation

12,900 USD

Graduate

Tuition Fee

13,714 USD

Cost of Attendance

32,687 USD

Scholarships

11,027 USD

Accomodation

12,900 USD

Highlights

Find miscellaneous information about students, campus and faculty of California State University below.

Total Students

11000

International Students

2%

Student Gender Distribution

Male

Male

39%

Female

Female

61%

Student Faculty Ratio

Students

21

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Faculty

1

Graduation Rate

38 %

Avg. Earning after Graduation (annually)

46,967 USD

Accomodation for Undergrad

Available (On-Campus)

Accomodation for Grad

Available (On-Campus)

Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education

Not Approved

Additional Info

California State University is ranked first in the US for the upward mobility of its students.

Application Process

Online

International Email

admissions@csub.edu

International Phone

+1 6616543036

Website

https://www.csub.edu/bpa/

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Frequently Asked Questions

Most asked questions related to the university

What is California State University known for?
California State University is a top-ranked institution in the United States of America for the upward mobility of its students. Some of the globally recognized programs at CSU include Arts, Business, Engineering, Education, Nursing, Criminal Justice, and the Humanities.
Does California State University have dorms?

California State University operates on 23 campuses. All the campuses offer residential services to the students. More newcomers are required to avail themselves of the on-campus housing facilities.

Does California State University offer scholarships?

A broad range of scholarships offered by generous donors are provided by California State University. Any student who applies to a study abroad program can also apply for these scholarships.

Will CSU require SAT for 2023?

CSU has momentarily suspended the use of SAT/ACT exams for the admission process. This change of admission eligibility criteria applies only for fall 2022, winter, and spring 2023 admission cycles.

Is an essay required for a CSU application?
Admissions to California State University do not include an essay. It requires general documents such as transcripts, test scores, citizenship status, etc., to keep a uniform criterion for all the campuses.