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 serves more than 18,000 students 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.
Classes are offered on a traditional 16-week semester calendar as well as in a variety of non-traditional scheduling options such as evenings, weekends, short-term vocational programs, instructional television and online.
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 ENROLLMENT 2013-2014
DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES AWARDED IN 2013-2014
* CHANCELLOR’S OFFICE APPROVED AWARDS
Degrees - 1024;
Certificates - 294 *
GENDER PERCENTAGE 2013-2014
Females - 13252;
Males - 11031;
Unknown - 140
PARTICIPATION BY RACE/ETHNICITY