(no rates, less than 6 years of data)
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Persistence
Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2009-10 tracked for six years through 2014-15 who enrolled in the first three consecutive terms.
COLLEGE PREPARED
79.0%
N=590
Gender
%
FEMALE
82.5
MALE
75.7
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Age
%
UNDER 20
79.7
20-24
69.2
25-39
66.7
*
40 OR OVER
50.0
*
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
81.8
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
50.0
*
ASIAN
100.0
FILIPINO
66.7
*
HISPANIC
83.8
PACIFIC ISLANDER
N/A
*
WHITE
83.2
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
74.1%
N=2,450
Gender
%
FEMALE
74.7
MALE
73.2
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Age
%
UNDER 20
75.2
20-24
64.5
25-39
70.1
40 OR OVER
85.1
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
72.2
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
53.3
ASIAN
87.5
FILIPINO
84.9
HISPANIC
74.7
PACIFIC ISLANDER
40.0
*
WHITE
74.3
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OVERALL
75.0%
N=3,040
Gender
%
FEMALE
76.0
MALE
73.7
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Age
%
UNDER 20
76.2
20-24
65.0
25-39
69.9
40 OR OVER
84.1
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
73.1
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
52.9
ASIAN
90.4
FILIPINO
83.1
HISPANIC
75.8
PACIFIC ISLANDER
40.0
*
WHITE
77.1
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0%: Cohort with no students attaining an outcome
N/A: Cohort has no students
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
Percentage of Unprepared Students: 81%
COLLEGE PREPARED: Student’s lowest course attempted in Math and/or English was college level
UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE: Student’s lowest course attempted in Math and/or English was remedial level
OVERALL: Student attempted any level of Math or English in the first three years
COLLEGE PREPARED UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE OVERALL
Students 590 Students 2,450 Students 3,040
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 286 Female 1,421 Female 1,707
Male 304 Male 1,029 Male 1,333
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 553 Less than 20 years old 1,985 Less than 20 years old 2,538
20 to 24 years old 26 20 to 24 years old 234 20 to 24 years old 260
25 to 39 years old * 25 to 39 years old * 25 to 39 years old 173
40 or more years old * 40 or more years old * 40 or more years old 69
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American 11 African American 97 African American 108
American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native 17
Asian 12 Asian 40 Asian 52
Filipino * Filipino * Filipino 59
Hispanic 148 Hispanic 1,107 Hispanic 1,255
Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander *
White 191 White 428 White 619
*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
Percentage of Unprepared Students: 81%
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Remedial/ESL
Percentage of credit students tracked for six years through 2014-15 who first enrolled in a course below transfer level in English, mathematics, and/or ESL during 2009-10 and completed a college-level course in the same discipline.
REMEDIAL MATH
26.6%
N=2,073
Gender
%
FEMALE
29.0
MALE
23.1
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Age
%
UNDER 20
30.6
20-24
23.3
25-39
21.7
40 OR OVER
21.2
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
14.3
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
25.0
ASIAN
50.0
FILIPINO
29.6
HISPANIC
28.2
PACIFIC ISLANDER
0.0
*
WHITE
25.9
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REMEDIAL ENGLISH
30.4%
N=2,466
Gender
%
FEMALE
32.9
MALE
26.9
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Age
%
UNDER 20
32.9
20-24
29.3
25-39
26.0
40 OR OVER
16.8
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
13.6
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
43.8
ASIAN
48.9
FILIPINO
43.5
HISPANIC
28.9
PACIFIC ISLANDER
28.6
*
WHITE
34.2
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ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)
29.5%
N=420
Gender
%
FEMALE
32.8
MALE
24.6
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Age
%
UNDER 20
29.7
20-24
33.0
25-39
26.2
40 OR OVER
27.5
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
37.5
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
0.0
*
ASIAN
48.4
FILIPINO
33.3
*
HISPANIC
27.1
PACIFIC ISLANDER
50.0
*
WHITE
25.0
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0%: Cohort with no students attaining an outcome
N/A: Cohort has no students
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
REMEDIAL MATH REMEDIAL ENGLISH ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)
Students 2,073 Students 2,466 Students 420
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 1,218 Female 1,412 Female 253
Male 852 Male 1,053 Male 167
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 1,066 Less than 20 years old 1,478 Less than 20 years old 182
20 to 24 years old 511 20 to 24 years old 498 20 to 24 years old 103
25 to 39 years old 378 25 to 39 years old 377 25 to 39 years old 84
40 or more years old 118 40 or more years old 113 40 or more years old 51
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American 84 African American 103 African American *
American Indian/Alaska Native 12 American Indian/Alaska Native 16 American Indian/Alaska Native *
Asian 26 Asian 45 Asian 31
Filipino 27 Filipino 46 Filipino *
Hispanic 947 Hispanic 1,270 Hispanic 284
Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander *
White 402 White 374 White 12
*: 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 2009-10 tracked for six years through 2014-15 who achieved at least 30 units.
COLLEGE PREPARED
73.1%
N=590
Gender
%
FEMALE
74.1
MALE
72.0
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Age
%
UNDER 20
74.5
20-24
57.7
25-39
33.3
*
40 OR OVER
50.0
*
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
72.7
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
50.0
*
ASIAN
91.7
FILIPINO
66.7
*
HISPANIC
69.6
PACIFIC ISLANDER
N/A
*
WHITE
72.8
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
60.0%
N=2,450
Gender
%
FEMALE
61.6
MALE
57.6
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Age
%
UNDER 20
62.5
20-24
42.3
25-39
52.4
40 OR OVER
65.7
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
45.4
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
40.0
ASIAN
77.5
FILIPINO
83.0
HISPANIC
56.9
PACIFIC ISLANDER
20.0
*
WHITE
60.3
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OVERALL
62.5%
N=3,040
Gender
%
FEMALE
63.7
MALE
60.9
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Age
%
UNDER 20
65.1
20-24
43.8
25-39
51.4
40 OR OVER
65.2
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
48.1
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
41.2
ASIAN
80.8
FILIPINO
81.4
HISPANIC
58.4
PACIFIC ISLANDER
20.0
*
WHITE
64.1
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0%: Cohort with no students attaining an outcome
N/A: Cohort has no students
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
Percentage of Unprepared Students: 81%
COLLEGE PREPARED: Student’s lowest course attempted in Math and/or English was college level
UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE: Student’s lowest course attempted in Math and/or English was remedial level
OVERALL: Student attempted any level of Math or English in the first three years
COLLEGE PREPARED UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE OVERALL
Students 590 Students 2,450 Students 3,040
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 286 Female 1,421 Female 1,707
Male 304 Male 1,029 Male 1,333
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 553 Less than 20 years old 1,985 Less than 20 years old 2,538
20 to 24 years old 26 20 to 24 years old 234 20 to 24 years old 260
25 to 39 years old * 25 to 39 years old * 25 to 39 years old 173
40 or more years old * 40 or more years old * 40 or more years old 69
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American 11 African American 97 African American 108
American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native 17
Asian 12 Asian 40 Asian 52
Filipino * Filipino * Filipino 59
Hispanic 148 Hispanic 1,107 Hispanic 1,255
Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander *
White 191 White 428 White 619
*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
Percentage of Unprepared Students: 81%
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Completion
Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2009-10 tracked for six years through 2014-15 who completed a degree, certificate or transfer-related outcomes.
COLLEGE PREPARED
66.8%
N=590
Gender
%
FEMALE
70.6
MALE
63.2
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Age
%
UNDER 20
68.4
20-24
46.2
25-39
33.3
*
40 OR OVER
50.0
*
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
81.8
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
50.0
*
ASIAN
75.0
FILIPINO
83.3
*
HISPANIC
56.8
PACIFIC ISLANDER
N/A
*
WHITE
63.9
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
30.7%
N=2,450
Gender
%
FEMALE
30.3
MALE
31.3
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Age
%
UNDER 20
32.8
20-24
15.4
25-39
28.7
40 OR OVER
26.9
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
27.8
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
20.0
ASIAN
45.0
FILIPINO
37.7
HISPANIC
24.2
PACIFIC ISLANDER
0.0
*
WHITE
35.0
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OVERALL
37.7%
N=3,040
Gender
%
FEMALE
37.1
MALE
38.6
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Age
%
UNDER 20
40.6
20-24
18.5
25-39
28.9
40 OR OVER
27.5
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
33.3
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
23.5
ASIAN
51.9
FILIPINO
42.4
HISPANIC
28.0
PACIFIC ISLANDER
0.0
*
WHITE
43.9
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0%: Cohort with no students attaining an outcome
N/A: Cohort has no students
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
Percentage of Unprepared Students: 81%
COLLEGE PREPARED: Student’s lowest course attempted in Math and/or English was college level
UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE: Student’s lowest course attempted in Math and/or English was remedial level
OVERALL: Student attempted any level of Math or English in the first three years
COLLEGE PREPARED UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE OVERALL
Students 590 Students 2,450 Students 3,040
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 286 Female 1,421 Female 1,707
Male 304 Male 1,029 Male 1,333
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 553 Less than 20 years old 1,985 Less than 20 years old 2,538
20 to 24 years old 26 20 to 24 years old 234 20 to 24 years old 260
25 to 39 years old * 25 to 39 years old * 25 to 39 years old 173
40 or more years old * 40 or more years old * 40 or more years old 69
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American 11 African American 97 African American 108
American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native 17
Asian 12 Asian 40 Asian 52
Filipino * Filipino * Filipino 59
Hispanic 148 Hispanic 1,107 Hispanic 1,255
Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander *
White 191 White 428 White 619
*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
Percentage of Unprepared Students: 81%
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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 2009-10 tracked for six years through 2014-15 who completed a degree, certificate, apprenticeship or transfer-related outcomes.
OVERALL
42.2%
N=1,528
Gender
%
FEMALE
50.2
MALE
34.8
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Age
%
UNDER 20
53.8
20-24
37.8
25-39
34.2
40 OR OVER
31.8
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
33.9
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
50.0
ASIAN
60.9
FILIPINO
66.7
HISPANIC
41.9
PACIFIC ISLANDER
0.0
*
WHITE
45.8
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0%: Cohort with no students attaining an outcome
N/A: Cohort has no students
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
OVERALL
Students 1,528
GENDER
Female 735
Male 792
AGE
Less than 20 years old 573
20 to 24 years old 397
25 to 39 years old 404
40 or more years old 154
ETHNICITY/RACE
African American 56
American Indian/Alaska Native 14
Asian 23
Filipino 21
Hispanic 570
Pacific Islander *
White 369
*: 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 2014-15, who started first time in 2009-10 in a Career Development and College Preparation course and completed a degree, certificate or transfer-related outcomes.
OVERALL
100.0%
N=Less than 10
Gender
%
FEMALE
100.0
*
MALE
N/A
*
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Age
%
UNDER 20
N/A
*
20-24
N/A
*
25-39
N/A
*
40 OR OVER
100.0
*
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
N/A
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
N/A
*
ASIAN
N/A
*
FILIPINO
N/A
*
HISPANIC
100.0
*
PACIFIC ISLANDER
N/A
*
WHITE
N/A
*
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0%: Cohort with no students attaining an outcome
N/A: Cohort has no students
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
OVERALL
Students *
GENDER
Female *
Male *
AGE
Less than 20 years old *
20 to 24 years old *
25 to 39 years old *
40 or more years old *
ETHNICITY/RACE
African American *
American Indian/Alaska Native *
Asian *
Filipino *
Hispanic *
Pacific Islander *
White *
*: 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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College Profile
The student population and course sections offered described in the tables are based on the 2014-15 academic year. Students represented differ from those included for calculation of Scorecard metrics, which are based on first-time students enrolled in 2009-10.
STUDENT INFORMATION
Students 25,321
GENDER ETHNICITY/RACE
Female 54.3% African American 4.2%
Male 45.1% American Indian/Alaska Native 0.4%
Unknown 0.6% Asian 2.2%
AGE Filipino 1.8%
Less than 20 years old 29.2% Hispanic 65.1%
20 to 24 years old 35.4% Pacific Islander 0.1%
25 to 39 years old 26.0% White 21.7%
40 or more years old 9.3% Two or more Races 3.0%
Unknown 0.0% Unknown 1.3%
OTHER INFORMATION
Full Time Equivalent Students 14,367.0
Credit Sections 3,506
Non-Credit Sections 27
Median Credit Section Size 30
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 65.8%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 53.3%
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 1,044:1
* Insufficient data
** No data

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.

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District: Kern

Students: 25,321

County: Kern

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Skills Builder
The median percentage change in wages for students who completed higher level CTE coursework in 2012-2013 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.
Median Earnings Change
+19.3%
N=1,352
Disciplines with the highest enrollment
Median % Change
Total N
Corrections
Fire Technology
Police Academy
Child Development/Early Care and Education
Nutrition, Foods, and Culinary Arts
Administration of Justice
Software Applications
Business and Commerce, General
Accounting
Welding Technology
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16.8%
244
17.8%
226
35.5%
148
13.7%
137
30.2%
96
61.7%
93
13.0%
73
9.9%
66
13.6%
46
44.8%
43
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
Median Earnings Change
+19.3%
N=1,352
Gender
Median % Change
Total N
FEMALE
MALE
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14.1%
544
21.8%
771
Age
Median % Change
Total N
Under 20
20-24
25-39
40 OR OVER
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187.3%
106
52.7%
391
14.0%
610
4.2%
245
Ethnicity/Race
Median % Change
Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE
ASIAN
FILIPINO
HISPANIC
PACIFIC ISLANDER
WHITE
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44.5%
63
8.6%
15
25.3%
22
18.5%
28
19.1%
680
4.6%
*
15.3%
436
N/A: Cohort has no students
*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.