2019 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 2017-18 academic year. Students represented differ from those included for calculation of Scorecard metrics, which are based on first-time students enrolled in 2012-13.

Total Students
33,257

Gender Rate
Female 52.5%
Male 46.0%
Unknown 1.5%
Age Rate
Less than 20 years old 39.5%
20 to 24 years old 28.2%
25 to 39 years old 24.7%
40 or more years old 7.6%
Unknown 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race Rate
African American 4.7%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.4%
Asian 2.5%
Filipino 2.3%
Hispanic 65.7%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
White 19.9%
Two or more Races 3.4%
Unknown 1.0%
Institutional Information Rate
Full Time Equivalent Students 16,428.3
Credit Sections 4,662
Non-Credit Sections 38
Median Credit Section Size 27
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 68.6%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 55.3%
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 1,526:1
* Insufficient Data ** No Data

Profile - Historical Trend


Year2013-142014-152015-162016-172017-18
Students24,42325,32127,62731,29033,257
Gender
Female54.3%54.3%53.8%53.5%52.5%
Male45.2%45.1%45.6%45.1%46.0%
Unknown0.6%0.6%0.6%1.4%1.5%
Age
Less than 20 years old28.9%29.2%31.7%38.8%39.5%
20 to 24 years old35.4%35.4%34.0%30.2%28.2%
25 to 39 years old26.1%26.0%26.0%23.6%24.7%
40 or more years old9.6%9.3%8.3%7.4%7.6%
Unknown0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
African American4.9%4.2%4.1%4.0%4.7%
American Indian/Alaska Native0.4%0.4%0.4%0.4%0.4%
Asian2.4%2.2%2.1%2.4%2.5%
Filipino2.0%1.8%1.7%2.1%2.3%
Hispanic61.6%65.1%66.3%66.7%65.7%
Pacific Islander0.1%0.1%0.1%0.1%0.1%
White23.9%21.7%21.2%19.4%19.9%
Two or more Races3.3%3.0%3.0%3.0%3.4%
Unknown1.4%1.3%1.0%1.8%1.0%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students13,162.514,367.014,820.615,701.116,428.3
Credit Sections3,3433,5063,7664,1774,662
Non-Credit Sections3027272738
Median Credit Section Size3030292827
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty69.8%65.8%67.8%67.3%68.6%
Percentage of First-Generation Students52.6%53.3%53.9%55.7%55.3%
Student Counseling Ratio1,151:11,044:1979:1977:11,526:1
 
* Insufficient data
** No data

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Remedial / ESL

Percentage of credit students tracked for six years through 2012-13 who first enrolled in a course below transfer level in English, mathematics, and/or ESL during 2017-18 and completed a college-level course in the same discipline.

Remedial Math

37.3% N=1,912
Gender Rate N
Female 40.4 1,161
Male 32.3 745
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 41.9 1,038
20-24 33.7 472
25-39 31.6 297
40 OR OVER 24.8 105
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 25.9 85
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 33.3 12
ASIAN 43.8 32
FILIPINO 42.5 40
HISPANIC 37.8 1,166
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 38.2 492

Remedial English

42.3%
N=1,717
Gender Rate N
Female 45.8 962
Male 37.6 752
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 43.1 1,053
20-24 41.1 375
25-39 42.0 212
40 OR OVER 37.7 77
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 16.5 91
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 44.4 *
ASIAN 68.0 25
FILIPINO 46.7 30
HISPANIC 41.9 1,072
PACIFIC ISLANDER 66.7 *
WHITE 45.5 415

Remedial English As Second Language (ESL)

44.3%
N=377
Gender Rate N
Female 47.6 246
Male 37.7 130
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 50.6 174
20-24 39.6 96
25-39 37.8 82
40 OR OVER 40.0 25
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 80.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 60.6 33
FILIPINO 53.3 15
HISPANIC 41.3 305
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 57.1 *

*: 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 2016-17 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
  9.2% N=2,403 17.5% N=2,403
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 8.1 1,304 16.1 1,304
Male 10.7 1,033 19.2 1,033
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 10.7 1,996 19.4 1,996
20-24 2.7 225 11.6 225
25-39 0.7 148 4.7 148
40 OR OVER 0.0 34 0.0 34
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 3.8 78 9.0 78
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 28.6 * 28.6 *
ASIAN 13.6 44 36.4 44
FILIPINO 17.5 57 21.1 57
HISPANIC 7.2 1,637 15.5 1,637
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 * 0.0 *
WHITE 15.4 462 24.9 462

Transfer Level Achievement English

  1-Year 2-Year
  37.6% N=2,403 51.3% N=2,403
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 40.1 1,304 54.0 1,304
Male 34.6 1,033 48.2 1,033
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 40.4 1,996 53.3 1,996
20-24 20.4 225 38.2 225
25-39 29.7 148 46.6 148
40 OR OVER 17.6 34 44.1 34
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 25.6 78 30.8 78
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 57.1 * 57.1 *
ASIAN 43.2 44 59.1 44
FILIPINO 45.6 57 59.6 57
HISPANIC 34.9 1,637 48.9 1,637
PACIFIC ISLANDER 33.3 * 66.7 *
WHITE 45.7 462 58.7 462

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Persistence

Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2012-13 tracked for six years through 2017-18 who enrolled in the first three consecutive terms.

Persistence College Prepared

79.9% N=428
Gender Rate N
Female 80.0 190
Male 80.2 237
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 80.0 400
20-24 88.9 18
25-39 57.1 *
40 OR OVER 66.7 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 83.3 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 65.2 23
FILIPINO 68.8 16
HISPANIC 81.3 193
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 81.7 153

Persistence Unprepared For College

73.6%
N=1,834
Gender Rate N
Female 74.4 1,093
Male 72.4 738
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 74.7 1,559
20-24 63.8 160
25-39 68.3 *
40 OR OVER 78.8 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 64.4 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 55.6 *
ASIAN 86.7 30
FILIPINO 84.2 38
HISPANIC 73.8 1,196
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 72.6 402

Persistence Overall

74.8%
N=2,262
Gender Rate N
Female 75.2 1,283
Male 74.3 975
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 75.8 1,959
20-24 66.3 178
25-39 67.4 89
40 OR OVER 77.8 36
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 65.8 79
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 45.5 11
ASIAN 77.4 53
FILIPINO 79.6 54
HISPANIC 74.9 1,389
PACIFIC ISLANDER 60.0 *
WHITE 75.1 555

*: 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 2012-13 tracked for six years through 2017-18 who achieved at least 30 units.

30 Units College Prepared

76.9% N=428
Gender Rate N
Female 80.5 190
Male 74.3 237
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 78.8 400
20-24 66.7 18
25-39 28.6 *
40 OR OVER 0.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 66.7 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 73.9 23
FILIPINO 87.5 16
HISPANIC 75.6 193
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 77.1 153

30 Units Unprepared For College

63.5%
N=1,834
Gender Rate N
Female 65.3 1,093
Male 60.8 738
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 64.6 1,559
20-24 55.6 160
25-39 57.3 *
40 OR OVER 66.7 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 42.5 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 *
ASIAN 80.0 30
FILIPINO 76.3 38
HISPANIC 63.9 1,196
PACIFIC ISLANDER 25.0 *
WHITE 63.4 402

30 Units Overall

66.0%
N=2,262
Gender Rate N
Female 67.6 1,283
Male 64.1 975
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 67.5 1,959
20-24 56.7 178
25-39 55.1 89
40 OR OVER 61.1 36
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 44.3 79
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 63.6 11
ASIAN 77.4 53
FILIPINO 79.6 54
HISPANIC 65.5 1,389
PACIFIC ISLANDER 40.0 *
WHITE 67.2 555

*: 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 2012-13 tracked for six years through 2017-18 who completed a degree, certificate or transfer-related outcomes.

Degree Transfer College Prepared

64.3% N=428
Gender Rate N
Female 67.4 190
Male 61.6 237
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 65.3 400
20-24 55.6 18
25-39 42.9 *
40 OR OVER 33.3 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 66.7 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 87.0 23
FILIPINO 81.3 16
HISPANIC 57.0 193
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 64.7 153

Persistence Unprepared For College

34.3%
N=1,834
Gender Rate N
Female 34.9 1,093
Male 33.3 738
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 35.5 1,559
20-24 27.5 160
25-39 22.0 *
40 OR OVER 39.4 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 19.2 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 22.2 *
ASIAN 63.3 30
FILIPINO 50.0 38
HISPANIC 31.4 1,196
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 40.3 402

Persistence Overall

40.0%
N=2,262
Gender Rate N
Female 39.8 1,283
Male 40.2 975
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 41.6 1,959
20-24 30.3 178
25-39 23.6 89
40 OR OVER 38.9 36
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 22.8 79
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 18.2 11
ASIAN 73.6 53
FILIPINO 59.3 54
HISPANIC 34.9 1,389
PACIFIC ISLANDER 60.0 *
WHITE 47.0 555

*: 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 2012-13 tracked for six years through 2017-18 who completed a degree, certificate, apprenticeship or transfer-related outcomes.

Career Technical Education College Overall

48.3% N=1,257
Gender Rate N
Female 54.2 646
Male 42.8 596
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 53.6 485
20-24 49.4 413
25-39 40.0 280
40 OR OVER 39.2 79
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 49.0 49
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 42.9 *
ASIAN 68.8 32
FILIPINO 59.3 27
HISPANIC 47.2 635
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 48.8 432

*: 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 2017-18, who started first time in 2012-13 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 2015-2016 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

+31.6% N=1,465
Disciplines with the highest enrollment Median percentage change Total N
Child Development/Early Care and Education 33.1% 223
Corrections 31.4% 158
Police Academy 43.3% 155
Nutrition, Foods, and Culinary Arts 30.5% 138
Wildland Fire Technology 24.2% 124
Business and Commerce, General 18.2% 103
Fire Technology 34.3% 96
Administration of Justice 72.8% 91
Health Occupations, General 26.2% 70
Software Applications 19.0% 68

*: Cohort fewer than 10 students

Skills Builder - Demographics

Gender Median Percentage Change Total N
Female 28.7% 642
Male 31.9% 766
Age Median Percentage Change Total N
UNDER 20 176.7% 182
20-24 48.1% 524
25-39 20.2% 565
40 OR OVER 11.5% 194
Ethnicity/Race Median Percentage Change Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 26.8% 51
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 72.1% 10
ASIAN 59.8% 14
FILIPINO 30.6% 19
HISPANIC 32.1% 906
PACIFIC ISLANDER -61.7% *
WHITE 23.4% 343

*: 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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