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Welcome to CSU Bakersfield

Located in central California, more than 10,000 students call CSUB home. Great weather, exciting majors, small classes, and the opportunity to explore California are just a few of the reasons our students love CSUB.

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CSUB Students

More than 10,000 students call CSUB home, including 528 international students from 75 countries across the globe.


Degree Programs

CSUB offers degrees in a wide variety of disciplines, including engineering, computer science, business, geology, education, and the arts.


Washington Monthly

Ranked as the “Best Bang for the Buck” among western U.S. schools.


Annual Sunny Days

Bakersfield's climate of mild winters and warm summers means plenty of time to be active outdoors and explore.


New Campus Housing

CSUB recently opened a $41 million, 500-bed, all-suite residential complex that includes dedicated game and study rooms.


The Economist

CSUB is ranked #10 by The Economist for best economic value in the United States.