California State University-Bakersfield Graduate Schools

California State University-Bakersfield (referred to as CSU Bakersfield) is a Public, 4 years school located in Bakersfield, CA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - other. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at California State University-Bakersfield is $9,013 for California residents and $18,517 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,448 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 10,816 including undergraduate students.

California State University-Bakersfield Graduate School Overview

California State University-Bakersfield (referred to as CSU Bakersfield) is a Public, 4 years school located in Bakersfield, CA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - other.
The school is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (6/30/1970 - Current).
CSU Bakersfield Directory Information
School NameCalifornia State University-Bakersfield (CSU Bakersfield)
Address9001 Stockdale Hwy, Bakersfield, CA 93311-1099
Phone661-654-2782
Webhttps://www.csub.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www2.calstate.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.csub.edu/FinAid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at California State University-Bakersfield is $9,013 for California residents and $18,517 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,448 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 10,816 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 18 graduate programs through Master's, Doctorate (Other). Among them, 2 programs are available online classes.
CSU Bakersfield Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$18,517
$9,013 for California Residents
Student Population1,448
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Doctorate (Other)
Number of Programs18 graduate programs
(2 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio24 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at California State University-Bakersfield is $9,013 for California residents and $18,517 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is -$1 for California residents and $396 for out-of-state students. California State University-Bakersfield offers the alternative tuition plans.
CSU Bakersfield 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
California Residents$9,013
Out-of-State$18,517
Tuition per Credit Hour
California Residents-$1
Out-of-State$396
California State University-Bakersfield offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at CSU Bakersfield
Distance Learning (Online Classes)2 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of California State University-Bakersfield is $9,013 for California residents and $18,517 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.43% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 16, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$7,176$1,405$16,680$1,405
2018-2019$7,176$1,567$16,680$1,567
2019-2020$7,176$1,677$16,680$1,677
2020-2021$7,176$1,757$16,680$1,757
2021-2022$7,176$1,837$16,680$1,837
The graduate school tuition & fees of CSU Bakersfield is average compared to public graduate schools in California. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,187 and the California graduate tuition is $21,959 (public) / $23,736 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
California State University-Bakersfield$9,013$18,517
All Graduate Schools$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
California Graduate Schools$11,285$22,237
Public$11,285$21,959
Private$23,736
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $17,374 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at California State University-Bakersfield. On-campus living costs are decreased by -0.12% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $19,938. Off-campus living costs are increased by 9.50% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Costs
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$13,968$2,903$13,061$2,974
2018-2019$13,746$2,952$13,530$3,024
2019-2020$12,900$2,654$13,215$3,283
2020-2021$12,900$3,152$13,844$4,364
2021-2022$12,900$3,132$15,464$4,474
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $396 at California State University-Bakersfield. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$396
2018-2019$396
2019-2020$396
2020-2021$396
2021-2022$396

Graduate Programs at CSU Bakersfield

California State University-Bakersfield offers 19 graduate programs for Master's and Doctorate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 360 students have completed their study at California State University-Bakersfield.
Offered Degrees at California State University-Bakersfield
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree182360
Doctor's degree - professional practice100
Total192360
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at California State University-Bakersfield by award level.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Education program with 127 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the program with 0 completers.
California State University-Bakersfield offers 19 programs through Master's and Doctorate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 360 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 360 students have earned/completed Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 35 completers$65,500
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services34$49,300
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)1-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 2 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Spanish Language and Literature2-
English Language And Literature [+] 3 completers-
English Language and Literature3-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences6-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 2 completers-
Mathematics2-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 1 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)1-
Physical Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Geology/Earth Science6-
Psychology [+] 17 completers-
Psychology0-
Counseling Psychology17-
Human Services [+] 91 completers-
0-
Public Administration17$51,100
Social Work74$57,600
Social Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology1-
Sociology1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 34 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management18-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse16-
Business [+] (2 completers) 33 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management33$71,600
History [+] 1 completers-
History1-
Total360
Doctorate (Other) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at CSU Bakersfield

For academic year 2021-2022, total 1,766 students enrolled into California State University-Bakersfield graduate schools where it has total 10,816 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,321 full-time and 445 part-time graduate students. By gender, 446 male and 1,320 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,7664461,320
Full-time1,321328993
Part-tme445118327
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 419 White (23.73%), 55 Black/African American (3.11%), 964 Hispanic (54.59%), 83 Asian (4.70%), and 245 students with other races. 44 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,7664461,320
American Indian/Native American725
Asian833647
Black/African American551441
Hispanic964208756
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White419128291
Two More531439
Un-Known14132109
Non-resident Alien441232
California State University-Bakersfield offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,698 graduate students (96.15% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 59 graduate students (3.34% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,766
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,698
Enrolled Some Online Courses59
Not in Online Courses9

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