2017 Student Success Scorecard

Bakersfield College

Bakersfield College, founded in 1913, is one of the nation's oldest community colleges and is part of the Kern Community College District. The college is located on the 153-acre main campus in northeast Bakersfield, and operates two satellite campuses: the Weill Institute in downtown Bakersfield and at the Delano Center 35 miles north of Bakersfield. The college offers programs to help students earn an associate degree, transfer to a four-year institution, gain new job skills or explore lifelong learning opportunities.

College Profile
Remedial / ESL
Transfer Level Achievement
Persistence
30 Units
Degree Transfer
Career Technical Education
Career Development/College Preparation
SkillsBuilder
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College Profile

The student population and course sections offered described in the tables are based on the 2015-16 academic year. Students represented differ from those included for calculation of Scorecard metrics, which are based on first-time students enrolled in 2010-11.

Total Students
27,627

Gender Rate
Female 53.8%
Male 45.6%
Unknown 0.6%
Age Rate
Less than 20 years old 31.7%
20 to 24 years old 34.0%
25 to 39 years old 26.0%
40 or more years old 8.3%
Unknown 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race Rate
African American 4.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.4%
Asian 2.1%
Filipino 1.7%
Hispanic 66.3%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
White 21.2%
Two or more Races 3.0%
Unknown 1.0%
Institutional Information Rate
Full Time Equivalent Students 14,820.6
Credit Sections 3,766
Non-Credit Sections 27
Median Credit Section Size 29
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 67.8%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 53.9%
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 979:1
* Insufficient Data ** No Data

Profile - Historical Trend


Year2011-122012-132013-142014-152015-16
Students**23,28824,42325,32127,627
Gender
Female**54.1%54.3%54.3%53.8%
Male**45.2%45.2%45.1%45.6%
Unknown**0.7%0.6%0.6%0.6%
Age
Less than 20 years old**27.7%28.9%29.2%31.7%
20 to 24 years old**35.5%35.4%35.4%34.0%
25 to 39 years old**27.0%26.1%26.0%26.0%
40 or more years old**9.9%9.6%9.3%8.3%
Unknown**0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
African American**6.0%4.9%4.2%4.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native**0.6%0.4%0.4%0.4%
Asian**2.6%2.4%2.2%2.1%
Filipino**2.3%2.0%1.8%1.7%
Hispanic**56.4%61.6%65.1%66.3%
Pacific Islander**0.2%0.1%0.1%0.1%
White**27.3%23.9%21.7%21.2%
Two or more Races**3.2%3.3%3.0%3.0%
Unknown**1.4%1.4%1.3%1.0%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students**12,515.213,162.514,367.014,820.6
Credit Sections**3,2763,3433,5063,766
Non-Credit Sections**29302727
Median Credit Section Size**29303029
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty**71.8%69.8%65.8%67.8%
Percentage of First-Generation Students****52.6%53.3%53.9%
Student Counseling Ratio**1,214:11,151:11,044:1979:1
 
* Insufficient data
** No data

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Remedial / ESL

Percentage of credit students tracked for six years through 2010-11 who first enrolled in a course below transfer level in English, mathematics, and/or ESL during 2015-16 and completed a college-level course in the same discipline.

Remedial Math

28.8% N=2,236
Gender Rate N
Female 32.0 1,293
Male 24.4 935
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 32.2 1,144
20-24 27.3 534
25-39 25.1 434
40 OR OVER 17.7 124
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 20.3 138
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 19.0 21
ASIAN 37.5 32
FILIPINO 40.5 42
HISPANIC 28.2 1,310
PACIFIC ISLANDER 16.7 *
WHITE 31.8 588

Remedial English

30.8%
N=2,465
Gender Rate N
Female 33.2 1,474
Male 27.2 980
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 34.2 1,403
20-24 25.5 552
25-39 26.7 397
40 OR OVER 28.3 113
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 15.3 170
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 30.8 26
ASIAN 44.4 27
FILIPINO 44.0 50
HISPANIC 29.8 1,505
PACIFIC ISLANDER 33.3 *
WHITE 36.3 587

Remedial English As Second Language (ESL)

37.6%
N=410
Gender Rate N
Female 36.7 264
Male 38.6 145
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 40.7 189
20-24 33.3 102
25-39 35.4 82
40 OR OVER 37.8 37
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 25.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 52.1 48
FILIPINO 50.0 26
HISPANIC 34.6 309
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 46.2 13

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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Transfer Level Achievement

The percent of first-time students in 2014-15 who complete 6 units and attempt any Math or English in their first year who complete a transfer-level course in Math or English in their first or second year.

Transfer Level Achievement Math

  1-Year 2-Year
  10.2% N=2,198 16.7% N=2,198
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 9.7 1,230 15.0 1,230
Male 11.0 968 18.8 968
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 11.4 1,885 17.9 1,885
20-24 3.3 211 7.6 211
25-39 4.9 82 12.2 82
40 OR OVER 0.0 20 10.0 20
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 0.0 56 7.1 56
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 * 16.7 *
ASIAN 25.0 48 35.4 48
FILIPINO 16.7 48 29.2 48
HISPANIC 8.8 1,535 13.2 1,535
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 * 0.0 *
WHITE 14.5 422 26.5 422

Transfer Level Achievement English

  1-Year 2-Year
  27.2% N=2,198 41.2% N=2,198
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 27.3 1,230 42.1 1,230
Male 27.0 968 40.0 968
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 28.3 1,885 42.8 1,885
20-24 19.0 211 29.4 211
25-39 24.4 82 37.8 82
40 OR OVER 15.0 20 25.0 20
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 12.5 56 25.0 56
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 16.7 * 16.7 *
ASIAN 39.6 48 60.4 48
FILIPINO 41.7 48 50.0 48
HISPANIC 23.3 1,535 37.1 1,535
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 * 100.0 *
WHITE 38.6 422 55.0 422

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Persistence

Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2010-11 tracked for six years through 2015-16 who enrolled in the first three consecutive terms.

Persistence College Prepared

79.1% N=488
Gender Rate N
Female 84.5 233
Male 73.5 249
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 81.4 451
20-24 44.4 18
25-39 56.3 16
40 OR OVER 66.7 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 66.7 15
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 66.7 18
FILIPINO 81.8 11
HISPANIC 79.0 224
PACIFIC ISLANDER 66.7 *
WHITE 80.6 186

Persistence Unprepared For College

74.9%
N=2,222
Gender Rate N
Female 76.2 1,306
Male 73.0 901
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 76.7 1,814
20-24 61.0 210
25-39 70.9 148
40 OR OVER 78.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 78.9 128
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 76.2 *
ASIAN 78.6 28
FILIPINO 84.2 57
HISPANIC 76.3 1,353
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 71.5 533

Persistence Overall

75.6%
N=2,710
Gender Rate N
Female 77.5 1,539
Male 73.1 1,150
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 77.7 2,265
20-24 59.6 228
25-39 69.5 164
40 OR OVER 77.4 53
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 77.6 143
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 72.0 25
ASIAN 73.9 46
FILIPINO 83.8 68
HISPANIC 76.7 1,577
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 73.9 719

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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30 Units

Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2010-11 tracked for six years through 2015-16 who achieved at least 30 units.

30 Units College Prepared

74.0% N=488
Gender Rate N
Female 77.7 233
Male 71.1 249
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 74.9 451
20-24 55.6 18
25-39 68.8 16
40 OR OVER 66.7 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 60.0 15
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 88.9 18
FILIPINO 90.9 11
HISPANIC 73.7 224
PACIFIC ISLANDER 33.3 *
WHITE 74.2 186

30 Units Unprepared For College

60.8%
N=2,222
Gender Rate N
Female 62.5 1,306
Male 58.6 901
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 62.8 1,814
20-24 46.2 210
25-39 56.1 148
40 OR OVER 66.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 50.0 128
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 61.9 *
ASIAN 89.3 28
FILIPINO 82.5 57
HISPANIC 59.7 1,353
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 63.8 533

30 Units Overall

63.2%
N=2,710
Gender Rate N
Female 64.8 1,539
Male 61.3 1,150
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 65.2 2,265
20-24 46.9 228
25-39 57.3 164
40 OR OVER 66.0 53
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 51.0 143
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 60.0 25
ASIAN 89.1 46
FILIPINO 83.8 68
HISPANIC 61.7 1,577
PACIFIC ISLANDER 25.0 *
WHITE 66.5 719

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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Degree Transfer - Completion

Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2010-11 tracked for six years through 2015-16 who completed a degree, certificate or transfer-related outcomes.

Degree Transfer College Prepared

63.1% N=488
Gender Rate N
Female 70.0 233
Male 57.0 249
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 65.0 451
20-24 38.9 18
25-39 37.5 16
40 OR OVER 66.7 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 73.3 15
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 61.1 18
FILIPINO 81.8 11
HISPANIC 57.1 224
PACIFIC ISLANDER 66.7 *
WHITE 69.4 186

Persistence Unprepared For College

32.2%
N=2,222
Gender Rate N
Female 33.1 1,306
Male 30.9 901
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 34.4 1,814
20-24 20.0 210
25-39 23.6 148
40 OR OVER 28.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 30.5 128
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 38.1 *
ASIAN 35.7 28
FILIPINO 43.9 57
HISPANIC 30.6 1,353
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 34.9 533

Persistence Overall

37.7%
N=2,710
Gender Rate N
Female 38.7 1,539
Male 36.5 1,150
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 40.5 2,265
20-24 21.5 228
25-39 25.0 164
40 OR OVER 30.2 53
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 35.0 143
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 40.0 25
ASIAN 45.7 46
FILIPINO 50.0 68
HISPANIC 34.4 1,577
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 43.8 719

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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Career Technical Education

Percentage of students completing more than eight units in courses classified as career technical education (or apprenticeship ) in a single discipline for the first time in 2010-11 tracked for six years through 2015-16 who completed a degree, certificate, apprenticeship or transfer-related outcomes.

Career Technical Education College Overall

46.0% N=1,383
Gender Rate N
Female 49.6 710
Male 42.3 672
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 53.8 567
20-24 48.3 315
25-39 34.9 344
40 OR OVER 37.6 157
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 41.7 115
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 10
ASIAN 50.0 30
FILIPINO 58.6 29
HISPANIC 44.7 631
PACIFIC ISLANDER 33.3 *
WHITE 47.6 508

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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Career Development and College Preparation (Non-credit)

Percentage of students tracked for six years through 2015-16, who started first time in 2010-11 in a Career Development and College Preparation course and completed a degree, certificate or transfer-related outcomes.

Career Development and College Preparation (Non-credit) Overall

33.3% N=Less Than 10
Gender Rate N
Female 33.3 *
Male N/A N/A
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 N/A N/A
20-24 100.0 *
25-39 0.0 *
40 OR OVER 0.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN N/A N/A
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN N/A N/A
FILIPINO N/A N/A
HISPANIC 33.3 *
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE N/A N/A

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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SkillsBuilder

The median percentage change in wages for students who completed higher level CTE coursework in 2013-2014 and left the system without receiving any type of traditional outcome such as transfer to a four year college or completion of a degree or certificate.

Career Builder - Mediam Earnings Change

+34.9% N=1,382
Disciplines with the highest enrollment Median percentage change Total N
Corrections 64.2% 187
Child Development/Early Care and Education 53.6% 187
Fire Technology 25.4% 186
Police Academy 65.6% 162
Nutrition, Foods, and Culinary Arts 43.8% 136
Business and Commerce, General 15.1% 75
Administration of Justice 49.3% 73
Health Occupations, General 43.4% 65
Software Applications 42.0% 64
Accounting 15.1% 57

*: Cohort fewer than 10 students

Skills Builder - Demographics

Gender Median Percentage Change Total N
Female 31.5% 618
Male 34.8% 735
Age Median Percentage Change Total N
UNDER 20 187.2% 137
20-24 56.0% 477
25-39 18.9% 561
40 OR OVER 10.7% 207
Ethnicity/Race Median Percentage Change Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 58.2% 56
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7% 11
ASIAN 17.0% 18
FILIPINO 17.2% 22
HISPANIC 37.3% 753
PACIFIC ISLANDER 264.2% *
WHITE 27.0% 401

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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