California State University Bakersfield: Admission & Tests

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Here is a quick overview of California State University Bakersfield general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
California State University Bakersfield admission requirements are somewhat competitive, in 2015/16 the school accepted 69% of those who apply.

This school doesn't require you to submit reference letters with your application and does not require admission test scores.

CSUB typically will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$55
California State University Bakersfield requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at CSUB is $55.00. The graduate application fee is $55.00.

SAT Test Scores

Taking Scholastic Ability Test is a really important element of the application procedure. 87% of applicants at CSUB submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 370 to 520 on Critical Reading and from 380 to 540 on Math. Taking these numbers into account, if you have got above 480 in SAT Critical Reading and 500 in SAT Math - that gives good chances to get accepted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
350
450
480

SAT Math
360
460
500

ACT Test Scores

Taking American College Test is common bit of the application at California State University Bakersfield. 31% of applicants submitted results of their ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 15 to 22 on Composite, from 13 to 22 on English, and from 15 to 23 on Math. Judging from these numbers, if you scored above 20 in ACT Composite, 20 in ACT English, and 21 in ACT Math - this will be good enough to get admitted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
14
19
20

ACT English
12
18
20

ACT Math
14
19
21

Contact Admissions

Phone
(661)
654-2782
To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to California State University Bakersfield, please contact this college directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (661) 654-2782 or check California State University Bakersfield Website

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