2021 Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduatePer Credit HourEarning After Graduation
For the academic year 2020-2021, the undergraduate tuition & fees at Bakersfield College is $1,418 for California residents and $9,908 for out-of-state students.
The undergraduate 2021-2022 estimated tuition & fees is $1,518 for California residents and $12,688 for out-of-state students.
The 2021 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 7.02% for California residents and increased by 28.06% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. Off-campus living costs increased by 12.41% from the previous year. Its in-state undergraduate tuition and fees are much lower than the average amount ($3,072) and its out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees are higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($7,708 - Public Associate's - Public Suburban-serving Single Campus).
2020-2021 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOFF Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2019-2020$1,325 $7,737$18,879
2020-2021$1,418$9,908$21,222
Change % 2020-20217.02%28.06%12.41%
2021-2022$1,518$12,688$23,856
***Updated with 2021 tuition data from NCES (National Center for Education Statistics) . The estimated 2021-2022 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
The below table describes the cost per credit hour for part-time students and/or full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours at Bakersfield College.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2020-2021)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2019-2020$46$275
2020-2021$46$283
2021-2022$46$291
The next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation from the school. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $27,000 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $36,000 for Bakersfield College graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$27,000$31,300$23,700
7 Years After Graduation$28,500--
8 Years After Graduation$31,300--
9 Years After Graduation$32,900--
10 Years After Graduation$36,000$44,200$31,000

Tuition & Fees for 4 Years

Tuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid

How Much is the tuition for 4 years at Bakersfield College?

For the students who were admitted in Fall 2021, the estimated tuition for 4 years is $5,908 for California residents and $46,706 for out-of-state students.
The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4-year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. The next table shows the estimated 4-years tuition & fees for the next 5 admission years. The estimation is based on 4-years changes in tuition & fees at the school.
4 Years of Tuition & Fees
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$1,441$1,465$1,489$1,513$5,908
Out-of-State$10,570$11,276$12,029$12,832$46,706
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$1,465$1,489$1,513$1,538$6,005
Out-of-State$11,276$12,029$12,832$13,689$49,826
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$1,489$1,513$1,538$1,563$6,104
Out-of-State$12,029$12,832$13,689$14,604$53,154
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$1,513$1,538$1,563$1,589$6,204
Out-of-State$12,832$13,689$14,604$15,579$56,704
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$1,538$1,563$1,589$1,615$6,305
Out-of-State$13,689$14,604$15,579$16,619$60,491
The table shows the 4-years estimation of total costs of attendance (COA). It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses.
For the students who were admitted in Fall 2021, the estimated 4-years COA is $103,127 for California residents and $143,926 for out-of-state students.
The next table shows the 4-year COA estimation for the next 5 admission years at Bakersfield College.
4 Years of Costs of Attendance
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$24,472$25,299$26,326$27,398$103,127
Out-of-State$33,600$35,109$36,736$38,480$143,926
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$25,299$26,196$27,268$28,386$106,847
Out-of-State$35,109$36,736$38,480$40,342$150,667
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$26,196$27,161$28,279$29,444$110,832
Out-of-State$36,736$38,480$40,342$42,325$157,883
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$27,161$28,191$29,357$30,572$115,077
Out-of-State$38,480$40,342$42,325$44,431$165,577
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$28,191$29,284$30,500$31,768$119,576
Out-of-State$40,342$42,325$44,431$46,665$173,762
Last year, 62% of enrolled undergraduate students have received grants or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from the federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes federal/private student loans.
After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 years of attending the school is $89,827 for California residents and $130,626 for out-of-state students.
The next table shows the 4-year COA estimation with financial aid for the next 5 admission years at Bakersfield College.
4 Years Costs of attendance after Financial Aid
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$21,147$21,974$23,001$24,073$89,827
Out-of-State$30,275$31,784$33,411$35,155$130,626
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$21,974$22,871$23,943$25,061$93,547
Out-of-State$31,784$33,411$35,155$37,017$137,367
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$22,871$23,836$24,954$26,119$97,532
Out-of-State$33,411$35,155$37,017$39,000$144,583
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$23,836$24,866$26,032$27,247$101,777
Out-of-State$35,155$37,017$39,000$41,106$152,277
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$24,866$25,959$27,175$28,443$106,276
Out-of-State$37,017$39,000$41,106$43,340$160,462

2021 Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2021 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years' costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for the last five years. Use the left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at Bakersfield College.
Tuition & Fees | Financial Aid
Bakersfield College 2021 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$1,418$1,080$21,222$9,908$1,080 $21,222

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