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California State University Bakersfield (CA): Merit Aid, Financial Aid Data, Offer Data & More

Public10,816 StudentsIn State: $25,847/yrOut of state: $37,727/yr

California State University Bakersfield offers 5% of incoming freshmen merit aid. The average merit aid award is $2,415. California State University Bakersfield is a public college located in Bakersfield, California. Its student population is 10,816. It is a four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential campus. It has an acceptance rate of 23%. California State University Bakersfield 4 year graduation rate is 14% .


Merit Aid Stats For California State University Bakersfield


FRESHMAN W/O NEED, RECEIVING MERIT AID

$2,415

AVG. MERIT AID AWARD

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% of freshman
with need

$5,111

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Admission Data


  • Admission rate 23%
  • Avg. high school GPA 3.3
  • Avg. ACT 18
  • Avg. SAT 980
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Recent Financial Aid Offers For the 2019 Admissions Year

Parents who completed the admissions process in 2019 submitted their offer data as presented here.


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Recent Financial Aid Offers For the 2019 Admissions Year

Colleges with Similar Merit Aid Award Percentages and Award Amounts


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Merit
Match
California State University Bakersfield $37,727 5% $2,415 23%
Oklahoma State University Institute Of Technology $22,578 5% $2,526 n/a%*
University Of North Carolina Wilmington $37,951 7% $2,495 61%
The University Of Texas At Austin $53,476 1% $2,345 39%
Governors State University $40,887 9% $2,250 38%
Colleges with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges in Far West Region with similar merit aid awards levels


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
California State University Bakersfield $37,727 5% $2,415 23%
West Los Angeles College $8,946 n/a * n/a * 0%
Tacoma Community College $10,777 n/a * n/a * 0%
Fresno Pacific University $44,177 n/a * n/a * 85%
The Evergreen State College $42,110 5% $1,813 95%
Columbia Basin College $9,558 n/a * n/a * 0%
California College San Diego $7,800 n/a * n/a * 0%
Samuel Merritt University $1,370 n/a * n/a * 0%
Portland State University $43,347 1% $4,300 90%
California State University Los Angeles $36,456 3% $5,280 42%
California State University Long Beach $36,944 n/a * na 31%
University Of California Irvine $49,778 3% $7,771 29%
University Of Hawaii West Oahu $21,584 n/a * n/a * 75%
California State University San Marcos $34,624 n/a * $4,331 58%
Pomona College $75,080 0% $0 8%
Hawaii Pacific University $50,274 n/a * n/a * 75%
Pierce College Fort Steilacoom n/a * n/a * n/a * 0%
Cornish College Of The Arts $50,624 n/a * n/a * 77%
California State University East Bay $36,768 n/a * n/a * 72%
Menlo College $62,182 n/a * n/a * 45%
Brigham Young University Hawaii $18,700 n/a * n/a * 45%
Colleges in Far West Region with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years


Name
Acceptance
Rate
10 Year
Salary
California State University Bakersfield 23 $90,900
Skidmore College 27 $99,700
University Of Miami 32 $99,600
Scripps College 24 $98,600
Smith College 31 $98,200
Colorado College 15 $97,900
Jefferson College Of Health Sciences 30 $97,600
Grinnell College 24 $96,500
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance


College
Acceptance
Rate
Attendance
Cost
California State University Bakersfield 23 $37,727
Texas A&m University San Antonio 30 $34,648
New Mexico Institute Of Mining And Technology 23 $36,078
California State University Long Beach 31 $36,944
Davidson College 19 $37,886
Central Methodist University College Of Graduate And Extended Studies 21 $39,750
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo 30 $40,220
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates


Name
Acceptance
Rate
4 year
graduation
California State University Bakersfield 23 14%
California State University Long Beach 31 16%
Purdue University Northwest 31 12%
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates

Comparing merit aid in colleges with similar acceptance rates.


Name
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
California State University Bakersfield 5% $2,415
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