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CSU Bakersfield Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

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

Can I get into CSU Bakersfield? The school has a 61% acceptance rate. 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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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
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SAT Scores for California State University Bakersfield
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SAT Reading 75th N/A
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ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
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Estimated GPA Requirements

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. 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 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Mar 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 1, 2019.

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.