Cal State Bakersfield Ranking Profile

Founded in 1965, California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB or Cal State Bakersfield) is a comprehensive public university located in Bakersfield, California (USA). It is the 19th member of the 23-campus California State University system.

The university has four schools:
- School of Humanities and Social Sciences
- School of Business and Public Administration
- School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
- School of Education

Nearly 90% of the tenured faculty hold doctorate degrees in their fields of study. CSUB has the highest percentage of faculty in the CSU with terminal degrees.

Extended University Division of CSUB offers a wide range of professional development courses and online degrees. Online programs include the Master of Arts in Education, Bachelor of Science in Environmental Resource Management, Master of Science in Administration, Project Management Certificate Program, Online classes for educators, Online Enrichment Courses and Online Business Courses.

Accreditation and Ranking:

- Placed in the Tier 3 among the Best Master’s Universities in the West ("America's Best Colleges" 2010 edition of U.S. News & World Report).

- CSUB  is fully accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

- The Teacher Preparation Program is accredited by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) and the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

- The Nursing Program is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) and accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

- The undergraduate and graduate programs in Business Administration are accredited by the AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business).

- The Master of Public Administration and the Master of Science in Administration, Health Care Management are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA).

* Next: Cal State Northridge Ranking Profile