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Earn Your Degree at CSUB

Earn your degree while enjoying all the best California has to offer

Choosing to pursue a degree at CSU Bakersfield is a smart choice. Smart because of our numerous degree offerings. Smart because of our central California location and mild climate. Smart because of our small size and personal access to faculty. Smart because of the value of a CSUB education, consistently recognized by publications across the country.

From first inquiry to graduation, we’re here to help you succeed as a student on our campus in your career. 

Degree Offerings

CSUB has more than 60 undergraduate and graduate programs across a multitude of disciplines. We’ll help you find the program that’s right for you!

Central Location

CSUB in Bakersfield, California, which is conveniently located near many of California’s entertainment and natural attractions. Bakersfield enjoys more than 300 days of sunshine annually - so your plans will rarely be rained out.

Access to Faculty

About 10,000 students are currently enrolled at CSUB. Each student is afforded access to faculty and facilities that simply aren’t available at larger universities.

CSUB Value

Washington Monthly recently named CSUB the #2 “Best Bang for the Buck” among western U.S. schools. Time Magazine ranks CSUB #39 on its “Accessibility, Affordability and Completion” list. And the New York Times ranks CSUB #3 in terms of upward social mobility

*Undergraduate tuition calculation based on 15 unit enrollment per term; graduate tuition calculation based on 6 unit enrollment per term.

At A Glance

Number of CSUB Students


Degree Programs

60+ Undergrad and Graduate

Undergraduate Tuition

$19,188 per year*

Undergraduate Test Scores

61 TOEFL (ibt) or 6.0 IELTS

Graduate Tuition

$10,482 per year*

Graduate Test Scores

79 TOEFL (ibt) or 7.0 IELTS