2018 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 2016-17 academic year. Students represented differ from those included for calculation of Scorecard metrics, which are based on first-time students enrolled in 2011-12.

Total Students
31,290

Gender Rate
Female 53.5%
Male 45.1%
Unknown 1.4%
Age Rate
Less than 20 years old 38.8%
20 to 24 years old 30.2%
25 to 39 years old 23.6%
40 or more years old 7.4%
Unknown 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race Rate
African American 4.0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.4%
Asian 2.4%
Filipino 2.1%
Hispanic 66.7%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
White 19.4%
Two or more Races 3.0%
Unknown 1.8%
Institutional Information Rate
Full Time Equivalent Students 15,701.1
Credit Sections 4,177
Non-Credit Sections 27
Median Credit Section Size 28
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 67.3%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 55.7%
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 977:1
* Insufficient Data ** No Data

Profile - Historical Trend


Year2012-132013-142014-152015-162016-17
Students23,28824,42325,32127,62731,290
Gender
Female54.1%54.3%54.3%53.8%53.5%
Male45.2%45.2%45.1%45.6%45.1%
Unknown0.7%0.6%0.6%0.6%1.4%
Age
Less than 20 years old27.7%28.9%29.2%31.7%38.8%
20 to 24 years old35.5%35.4%35.4%34.0%30.2%
25 to 39 years old27.0%26.1%26.0%26.0%23.6%
40 or more years old9.9%9.6%9.3%8.3%7.4%
Unknown0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
African American6.0%4.9%4.2%4.1%4.0%
American Indian/Alaska Native0.6%0.4%0.4%0.4%0.4%
Asian2.6%2.4%2.2%2.1%2.4%
Filipino2.3%2.0%1.8%1.7%2.1%
Hispanic56.4%61.6%65.1%66.3%66.7%
Pacific Islander0.2%0.1%0.1%0.1%0.1%
White27.3%23.9%21.7%21.2%19.4%
Two or more Races3.2%3.3%3.0%3.0%3.0%
Unknown1.4%1.4%1.3%1.0%1.8%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students12,515.213,162.514,367.014,820.615,701.1
Credit Sections3,2763,3433,5063,7664,177
Non-Credit Sections2930272727
Median Credit Section Size2930302928
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty71.8%69.8%65.8%67.8%67.3%
Percentage of First-Generation Students**52.6%53.3%53.9%55.7%
Student Counseling Ratio1,214:11,151:11,044:1979:1977:1
 
* Insufficient data
** No data

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Remedial / ESL

Percentage of credit students tracked for six years through 2011-12 who first enrolled in a course below transfer level in English, mathematics, and/or ESL during 2016-17 and completed a college-level course in the same discipline.

Remedial Math

37.1% N=1,958
Gender Rate N
Female 38.6 1,185
Male 35.1 767
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 40.1 999
20-24 33.6 518
25-39 37.5 331
40 OR OVER 25.5 110
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 23.1 121
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 43.8 16
ASIAN 51.5 33
FILIPINO 46.5 43
HISPANIC 37.7 1,133
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 38.4 557

Remedial English

37.5%
N=2,074
Gender Rate N
Female 40.5 1,204
Male 32.9 860
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 41.5 1,181
20-24 31.8 494
25-39 32.2 289
40 OR OVER 33.6 110
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 24.6 175
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 20.0 15
ASIAN 62.1 29
FILIPINO 40.0 45
HISPANIC 36.8 1,268
PACIFIC ISLANDER 33.3 *
WHITE 43.2 479

Remedial English As Second Language (ESL)

36.8%
N=383
Gender Rate N
Female 40.6 234
Male 30.6 147
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 35.3 156
20-24 44.9 107
25-39 35.6 87
40 OR OVER 21.2 33
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 20.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 47.7 44
FILIPINO 35.7 14
HISPANIC 36.6 306
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 20.0 10

*: 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 2015-16 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
  7.5% N=2,300 15.3% N=2,300
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 6.2 1,264 12.3 1,264
Male 9.1 1,035 18.9 1,035
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 8.2 1,960 16.4 1,960
20-24 3.9 229 10.0 229
25-39 2.3 88 6.8 88
40 OR OVER 4.3 23 4.3 23
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 6.8 73 9.6 73
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 * 0.0 *
ASIAN 34.6 52 55.8 52
FILIPINO 15.9 44 31.8 44
HISPANIC 5.5 1,654 11.9 1,654
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 * 0.0 *
WHITE 11.9 402 24.1 402

Transfer Level Achievement English

  1-Year 2-Year
  29.3% N=2,300 44.6% N=2,300
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 31.6 1,264 47.7 1,264
Male 26.6 1,035 40.7 1,035
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 30.7 1,960 45.3 1,960
20-24 23.1 229 38.9 229
25-39 15.9 88 39.8 88
40 OR OVER 21.7 23 60.9 23
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 20.5 73 34.2 73
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 * 50.0 *
ASIAN 42.3 52 69.2 52
FILIPINO 22.7 44 40.9 44
HISPANIC 26.7 1,654 41.5 1,654
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 * 33.3 *
WHITE 39.8 402 55.0 402

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Persistence

Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2011-12 tracked for six years through 2016-17 who enrolled in the first three consecutive terms.

Persistence College Prepared

81.9% N=404
Gender Rate N
Female 80.4 189
Male 83.3 215
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 84.1 370
20-24 63.6 22
25-39 42.9 *
40 OR OVER 60.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 90.0 10
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 66.7 18
FILIPINO 61.5 13
HISPANIC 88.8 169
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE 78.4 171

Persistence Unprepared For College

76.1%
N=1,942
Gender Rate N
Female 76.5 1,154
Male 75.3 778
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 77.7 1,575
20-24 64.8 210
25-39 72.9 *
40 OR OVER 78.7 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 70.4 108
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 71.4 *
ASIAN 79.5 44
FILIPINO 83.7 43
HISPANIC 76.4 1,202
PACIFIC ISLANDER 80.0 *
WHITE 74.7 459

Persistence Overall

77.1%
N=2,346
Gender Rate N
Female 77.1 1,343
Male 77.0 993
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 78.9 1,945
20-24 64.7 232
25-39 70.9 103
40 OR OVER 77.3 66
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 72.0 118
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 75.0 *
ASIAN 75.8 62
FILIPINO 78.6 56
HISPANIC 77.9 1,371
PACIFIC ISLANDER 80.0 *
WHITE 75.7 630

*: 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 2011-12 tracked for six years through 2016-17 who achieved at least 30 units.

30 Units College Prepared

77.7% N=404
Gender Rate N
Female 76.2 189
Male 79.1 215
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 80.5 370
20-24 50.0 22
25-39 42.9 *
40 OR OVER 40.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 100.0 10
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 66.7 18
FILIPINO 76.9 13
HISPANIC 81.7 169
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE 74.3 171

30 Units Unprepared For College

64.3%
N=1,942
Gender Rate N
Female 65.2 1,154
Male 62.6 778
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 66.6 1,575
20-24 50.5 210
25-39 58.3 *
40 OR OVER 60.7 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 52.8 108
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 57.1 *
ASIAN 65.9 44
FILIPINO 81.4 43
HISPANIC 63.6 1,202
PACIFIC ISLANDER 80.0 *
WHITE 64.7 459

30 Units Overall

66.6%
N=2,346
Gender Rate N
Female 66.7 1,343
Male 66.2 993
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 69.3 1,945
20-24 50.4 232
25-39 57.3 103
40 OR OVER 59.1 66
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 56.8 118
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 62.5 *
ASIAN 66.1 62
FILIPINO 80.4 56
HISPANIC 65.8 1,371
PACIFIC ISLANDER 80.0 *
WHITE 67.3 630

*: 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 2011-12 tracked for six years through 2016-17 who completed a degree, certificate or transfer-related outcomes.

Degree Transfer College Prepared

68.1% N=404
Gender Rate N
Female 68.8 189
Male 67.4 215
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 71.4 370
20-24 36.4 22
25-39 14.3 *
40 OR OVER 40.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 90.0 10
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 66.7 18
FILIPINO 92.3 13
HISPANIC 68.6 169
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE 66.1 171

Persistence Unprepared For College

36.4%
N=1,942
Gender Rate N
Female 37.8 1,154
Male 34.1 778
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 38.6 1,575
20-24 21.4 210
25-39 29.2 *
40 OR OVER 41.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 35.2 108
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 28.6 *
ASIAN 45.5 44
FILIPINO 39.5 43
HISPANIC 34.4 1,202
PACIFIC ISLANDER 40.0 *
WHITE 39.2 459

Persistence Overall

41.8%
N=2,346
Gender Rate N
Female 42.1 1,343
Male 41.3 993
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 44.8 1,945
20-24 22.8 232
25-39 28.2 103
40 OR OVER 40.9 66
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 39.8 118
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 37.5 *
ASIAN 51.6 62
FILIPINO 51.8 56
HISPANIC 38.6 1,371
PACIFIC ISLANDER 40.0 *
WHITE 46.5 630

*: 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 2011-12 tracked for six years through 2016-17 who completed a degree, certificate, apprenticeship or transfer-related outcomes.

Career Technical Education College Overall

46.4% N=1,367
Gender Rate N
Female 54.9 614
Male 39.2 744
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 60.5 509
20-24 47.6 359
25-39 33.9 330
40 OR OVER 25.4 169
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 39.2 74
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 45.5 11
ASIAN 61.8 34
FILIPINO 55.0 20
HISPANIC 43.1 724
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 51.8 456

*: 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 2016-17, who started first time in 2011-12 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

N/A N=Less Than 10
Gender Rate N
Female N/A *
Male N/A *
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 N/A *
20-24 N/A *
25-39 N/A *
40 OR OVER N/A *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN N/A *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN N/A *
FILIPINO N/A *
HISPANIC N/A *
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE 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 2014-2015 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

+34.3% N=1,312
Disciplines with the highest enrollment Median percentage change Total N
Corrections 49.0% 189
Child Development/Early Care and Education 38.5% 185
Nutrition, Foods, and Culinary Arts 36.9% 149
Police Academy 74.6% 136
Fire Technology 25.4% 123
Business and Commerce, General 54.2% 83
Administration of Justice 88.5% 80
Wildland Fire Technology 33.8% 62
Software Applications 43.8% 58
Health Occupations, General 58.7% 57

*: Cohort fewer than 10 students

Skills Builder - Demographics

Gender Median Percentage Change Total N
Female 30.7% 586
Male 35.5% 684
Age Median Percentage Change Total N
UNDER 20 167.5% 150
20-24 62.3% 425
25-39 19.6% 534
40 OR OVER 14.9% 203
Ethnicity/Race Median Percentage Change Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 14.3% 46
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE -0.3% *
ASIAN 42.3% 21
FILIPINO 35.6% 14
HISPANIC 40.8% 773
PACIFIC ISLANDER 5.9% *
WHITE 25.4% 351

*: 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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