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California State University-Bakersfield is a Public school located in Bakersfield, CA. California State University-Bakersfield has a total enrollment of 9,228 with a graduation rate of 39% and a student/faculty ratio of 27:1.

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School information

School typeDegree granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Institutional categoryPublic
Avg. price for students receiving grants$6,376
Avg. price for students living on campus$25,577
Avg. price for students living off campus$25,459


Total applicants8,432
Total admissions5,797
Admission rate69%
Application fee$55
Average staff salary$76,095

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Both the SAT and ACT scores are used for college admissions and generally contain the same types of content. The SAT score is derived by combining two sections with a low of 400 to a maximum score of 1600. The two sections are 200 to 800 for SAT Math and 200 to 800 for SAT Reading. The ACT composite score is derived by combining English, Math, Reading and Science with a range from 1 to 36.

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