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 2011-12
Total Degree Awards Bakersfield % of
CSU
CSU % of
State
Bachelor's 1,4902%76,42745%
Master's3622%19,51728%
Doctoral00%2081%
Total1,8522%96,15238%

BACHELOR'S DEGREE AWARDS 2011-12
By Racial and Ethnic Background Bakersfield % of
CSU
CSU % of
State
African American / Black491%3,40246%
American Indian / Alaskan Native71%47041%
Asian631%12,18935%
Hispanic5603%18,63757%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander20%62059%
White2591%28,01843%
Two or More Races261%1,77174%
Race and Ethnicity Unknown5026%8,45847%
Non-Resident Alien221%2,86244%
Total1,4902%76,42745%
In High Demand Fields Bakersfield % of
CSU
CSU % of
State
Criminal Justice1134%2,58770%
Nursing954%2,57553%
Information Technology262%1,28428%
Business and Professional Services2972%16,11950%
Public Administration242%1,42952%
Life Science1332%8,22439%

REGULAR AND INTERNSHIP CREDENTIALS 2010-11
  Bakersfield % of
CSU
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Single Subject1384%
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Multiple Subject1514%
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Educ. Specialist734%
Source: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics(NCES), and Commission on Teacher Credentialing (.pdf)

Economic Diversity: Access & Completion
Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients (Fall 2010)
Bakersfield Undergraduates 6,651
Bakersfield Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients 3,975
Bakersfield Pell Percentage of Undergraduates 60%
System Pell Percentage of Undergraduates 42%
National Pell Percentage of Public Four-Year Undergraduates 36%
National Pell Percentage of Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Undergraduates 35%
Bachelor's Degree Pell Grant Recipients (2011-12)
Bakersfield Bachelor's Degrees 1,490
Bakersfield Pell Grant Bachelor's Degree Recipients 955
Bakersfield Pell Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees 64%
System Pell Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees 49%
Source: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES)

Sticker and "Net" Tuition & Fees
Average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to public four-year full-time instate undergraduates in AY 2011-12 $7,897
Average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to private four-year (not-for-profit) full-time undergraduates in AY 2011-12 $27,252
Bakersfield average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to all full-time undergraduates in AY 2011-12 $6,682
Bakersfield average tuition and fee "net" paid by full-time undergraduates in AY 2011-12 $2,360
Bakersfield "Net" percent of "Sticker" Tuition & Fees for full-time undergraduates in AY 2011-12 35%
Source: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) IPEDS Data Center

Loan Debt of Baccalaureate Recipients
Percent of 2010-11 Baccalaureate Recipients who Started as Freshmen and Assumed Loans
Bakersfield Percentage 33%
State Percentage 51%
National Public Four-Year Percentage 57%
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Percentage 65%
Average Loan Debt of 2010-11 Baccalaureate Recipients who Started as Freshmen and Assumed Loans
Bakersfield Average $16,247
State Average $18,879
National Public Four-Year Average $29,059
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Average $23,065
Loan Debt Default Rate
Bakersfield Default Rate 4.1%
CSU Default Rate 5.1%
National Public Four-Year Default Rate 6%
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Default Rate 5.2%
Source: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), "The Project on Student Debt (.pdf)" 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 (2012)
National average starting median salary of graduates from public universities $41,392
Bakersfield graduates' median starting salary $42,000
National average mid-career median salary of graduates from public universities $70,407
Bakersfield graduates' mid-career median salary $62,800
Source: "Top State Universities by Salary Potential", PayScale Inc.