K-12 Education
School Districts 49
Elementary Schools 159
Junior High/Middle Schools 44
High Schools 35
Total Enrollment (K-12) 185,236
Average Class Size 24
Source: Ed-Data, 2016-2017



Four Year Universities

California State University, Bakersfield

Undergraduate and Graduate Degrees

CSUB accolades include:

  • The Economist – #10 Best Economic Value of Degree 99th Percentile
  • Carnegie Foundation – Elective Community Engagement Classification, 2015 and 2016
  • Top Nursing Schools;, 2014 – #5 Nursing School in California
  • TIME – #39 Top Colleges and Universities
  • Hispanic Outlook – Top 100 Colleges for Degrees Granted to Hispanic Students – #54
  • Washington Monthly – Best Bang-for-the-Buck Colleges (#8), 2015 and 2016
  • Washington Monthly – Master’s Universities, 2016
  • Brookings Institute – 95th Percentile for Expected Student Earnings
  • Best Colleges – Best Colleges for Hispanic Students, Most Affordable Online RN to BSN
  • Hispanic Outlook – Publisher’s Picks Top 50 Colleges and Universities
  • Bicycle Friendly University The League with American Bicyclists 2015-2019 (Bronze)
  • Ranked No. 1 for “Best Bank for the Buck” in the Western United States (Washington Monthly College Guide, 2016)


(661) 654-CSUB
9001 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield, CA 93311

Enrollment: 9,320

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Edwards AFB
World’s largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace

Fresno Pacific University – Bakersfield Center
Teaching certification, undergraduate and graduate degrees

University of LaVerne – Bakersfield Campus
Undergraduate and graduate degrees

University of Phoenix – Bakersfield Center
Teaching certification, undergraduate and graduate degrees

Community Colleges And Trade Schools

Bakersfield College
Certificate and associates degrees

California Aeronautical University
Certificates and training

Cerro Coso Community College
Certificate and associates degrees, honor programs

National University – Bakersfield  Center
Certificates, undergraduate and graduate degrees

San Joaquin Valley College
Certificate and associates degrees

Santa Barbara Business College
Certificate and associates degrees

Taft College
Certificate and associates degrees

Safety certifications


Employment and Training Centers

America’s Job Center of California

Bakersfield Adult School

Delano Adult School

Employers’ Training Resource

Kern County Regional Occupational Program