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Measuring the Value of the CSU

Contributions to the Public Good

California State University, Bakersfield

The information provided in this section addresses many important institutional contributions to California. This small collection of data is designed to ensure that many of our public universities are recognized for their societal contributions as well as demonstrating greater accountability to individual students, parents, and the public-at-large.

 
Degrees Granted 2012-13
Total Degree Awards Bakersfield % of CSU CSU % of State
Bachelor's 1,4802%81,80347%
Master's3802%19,07227%
Doctoral00%3342%
Total1,8602%101,20939%

Bachelor's Degree Awards 2012-13
by Racial and Ethnic Background Bakersfield % of CSU CSU % of State
African American / Black903%3,60247%
American Indian / Alaskan Native82%41443%
Asian991%13,41338%
Hispanic5963%21,68662%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander41%59753%
White4181%28,99045%
Two or More Races331%2,50669%
Race and Ethnicity Unknown2063%7,57644%
Non-Resident Alien261%3,01942%
Total1,4802%81,80347%
in High Demand Fields Bakersfield % of CSU CSU % of State
Criminal Justice1435%3,01180%
Nursing873%2,68549%
Business and Professional Services2682%16,45254%
Life Science1432%9,25741%
Information Technology191%1,48630%
Media/Culture/Design1101%9,37744%

Regular and Internship Credentials 2011-12
Bakersfield % of CSU
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Single Subject924%
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Multiple Subject1295%
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Educ. Specialist995%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), and Commission on Teacher Credentialing

Economic Diversity: Access & Completion
Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients (2011-12)
Bakersfield Undergraduates6,964
Bakersfield Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients4,634
Bakersfield Pell Percentage of Undergraduates67%
System Pell Percentage of Undergraduates49%
National Pell Percentage of Public Four-Year Undergraduates35%
National Pell Percentage of Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Undergraduates31%
Bachelor's Degree Pell Grant Recipients (2012-13)
Bakersfield Bachelor's Degrees1,480
Bakersfield Pell Grant Bachelor's Degree Recipients888
Bakersfield Pell Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees60%
System Pell Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees49%
Source: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), College InSight

Sticker and "Net" Tuition & Fees
Average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to
public four-year full-time instate undergraduates in AY 2012-13
$8,245
Average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to
private four-year (not-for-profit) full-time undergraduates in AY 2012-13
$28,404
Bakersfield average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to all full-time undergraduates in AY 2012-13$6,709
Bakersfield average tuition and fee "net" paid by full-time undergraduates in AY 2012-13$2,041
Bakersfield "Net" percent of "Sticker" Tuition & Fees for full-time undergraduates in AY 2012-1330%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) IPEDS Data Center

Loan Debt of Baccalaureate Recipients
Percent of 2011-12 Baccalaureate Recipients who
Started as Freshmen and Assumed Loans
Bakersfield Percentage15%
State Percentage52%
National Public Four-Year Percentage58%
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Percentage65%
Average Loan Debt of 2011-12 Baccalaureate
Recipients who Started as Freshmen and Assumed Loans
Bakersfield Average$16,868
State Average$20,269
National Public Four-Year Average$24,443
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Average$29,309
Loan Debt Default Rate
Bakersfield Default Rate6.6%
CSU Default Rate5.1%
National Public Four-Year Default Rate6.8%
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Default Rate5.1%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), "The Project on Student Debt" of The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS), U.S. Department of Education, and The Institute for College Access & Success, College InSight

Salaries of Baccalaureate Recipients -- PayScale (2013)
National average starting median salary of graduates from public universities$42,670
Bakersfield graduates' median starting salary$43,700
National average mid-career median salary of graduates from public universities$72,026
Bakersfield graduates' mid-career median salary$70,300
Source: "Top State Universities by Salary Potential", PayScale Inc.