Graduate Programs Overview

California State University-Bakersfield is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Bakersfield, California. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $8,933 for California residents and $18,437 for other students in average.

It offers twenty-one graduate programs: 19 Master's, 2 Doctorate programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 422 students have been conferred Master's degree and 7 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameCalifornia State University-Bakersfield
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address9001 Stockdale Hwy, Bakersfield, CA
Graduate School Students1,766 students
1,698 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$8,933
Out-of-State$18,437
Student to Faculty23:1 (4.35%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 21 Graduate Programs
19 Master's

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at California State University-Bakersfield with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For California residents, the tuition & fees are $8,933 and $18,437 for non-California residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $396.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$7,176$16,680
Fees$1,757$1,757
Cost per Credit-$1$396
Books & Supplies$1,244
Room & Board$12,900 (On-Campus) / $13,844 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,152 (On-Campus) / $4,364 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$26,229$35,733
Off-Campus Total$28,385$37,889
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$8,123$8,581$8,743$8,853$8,933
Out-of-State$17,051$18,085$18,247$18,357$18,437

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

California State University-Bakersfield offers Masters, Doctorate graduate degree/certificate programs through 61 major areas - 18 Master's , 1 Doctorate . The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total4227--
Men1061--
Women3166--
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Education
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Physical Sciences
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Education
English Language And Literature
Education
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Education
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Education
History
Education
Business
Education
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Social Sciences
English Language And Literature
Social Sciences
Human Services
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Human Services
Mathematics And Statistics
Psychology
Physical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies

Graduate Student Population

Total 11,745 students enrolled in California State University-Bakersfield including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,766 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 446 male and 1,320 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,321 full-time and 445 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,698 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 59 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total1,766
Men Students446
Women Students1,320
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total1,766
Full-time Students1,321
Part-time Students445
By race/ethnicity 419 White, 55 Black, and 83 Asian students are attending at California State University-Bakersfield. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total1,766
American Indian /
Native American
7
Asian83
Black55
Hispanic964
White419
Two or more races53
Un-Known141
20 students are younger than 22 and 276 students are older than 65. The school has 1,003 students aged between 22 and 30 and 467 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total1,766
21 & Under20
22-24423
25-29580
30-34311
35-39156
40 & Over276
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At California State University-Bakersfield, 1,698 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 59 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,766
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,698
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses59
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses9
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,698
California Resident1,680
Other State In U.S.12
Outside of U.S.6



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