Welcome to CSUB!
Centrally located on a 375-acre site in the southern San Joaquin Valley, California State University, Bakersfield is a continuously growing comprehensive regional university that is committed to transforming the lives of its students and community through its established excellence in academia, diversity, service, and community engagement since its founding in 1965. The faculty across the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) fully accredited University is world-class, with nearly 75% holding terminal degrees in their respective fields.
The University serves more than 10,000 students at either the main campus in Bakersfield or CSUB Antelope Valley and counts over 50,000 alumni from its four schools: Arts and Humanities, Business and Public Administration, Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Engineering, and Social Sciences and Education. The University offers undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate and credential programs, and a doctoral program in Educational Leadership (Ed.D). CSUB’s Extended University serves the community by offering additional professional development, certificate, and degree programs. With over 70 percent of its alumni remaining and working within the Central Valley, CSU Bakersfield supports ongoing social, cultural and economic development in the region.
CSUB offers high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs that advance the intellectual and personal development of its students. The university is committed to scholarship and life-long learning, and currently offers more than 50 different Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs. You really can get a world-class education right here in Bakersfield.
CSUB prepares students to succeed in challenging and rewarding careers in a wide range of fields. Many departments offer internships that give students practical, real-world experience. Graduates have a high rate of employment, with many going straight into prestigious professions where they utilize their CSUB education every day.