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Bakersfield, California

CSU Bakersfield Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into California State University Bakersfield

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
61.1%
Admission Difficulty for California State University Bakersfield
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into CSU Bakersfield and can I get accepted? The school has a 61% acceptance rate ranking it #58 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,429 out of 8,882 applicants were admitted making CSU Bakersfield a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. California State University Bakersfield typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 26% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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CSU Bakersfield SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

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SAT Scores for California State University Bakersfield
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SAT Reading 75th N/A
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CSU Bakersfield ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.2
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into California State University Bakersfield. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at California State University Bakersfield was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #58 in California for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as CSU Bakersfield accepts 61% of students who apply.

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Admission Statistics

California State University Bakersfield admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 5,255 3,627 8,882
Accepted 3,390 2,039 5,429
Acceptance Rate 65% 56% 61%
Enrolled 873 563 1,436
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 26% 28% 26%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Mar 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
167

Applicants have 167 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to CSU Bakersfield before the Mar 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Oct 5 Oct 18
Nov 2 Nov 15
Dec 7 Dec 20
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Oct 26 Nov 14
Dec 14 Dec 24
Feb 8 Feb 19

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to California State University Bakersfield and what considerations affect admission decisions?

California State University Bakersfield Admission Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at California State University Bakersfield
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=110486 IPEDS survey data for California State University Bakersfield.