Enrollment & Aid

Upcoming Deadlines

Last day to withdraw from a semester-length class and receive a "W"

03/22/24

Spring Break

03/25/24

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No Matter where you’re coming from, we’re here to help you through – and beyond – the application process. From getting enrolled to finding financial aid to registering for classes, we will support you through it all. Take your first step today.


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Returning Students

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Financial Aid

Paying for College

At Bakersfield College, we strive to make a college education affordable and accessible to all. Explore how we can help you pay for college and beyond.
Our low tuition cost and financial aid help Bakersfield College fit into your budget.
Federal and state aid, work study, and tons of resources to help you pay for school.
We offer over 300 unique scholarships to our students to pay for classes & living expenses.
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Register in One Day

A fast-paced, one-day event to get you through all of the Enrollment steps and leave registered for classes. Brought to you by Outreach.

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Start off right

One-day in-person course that helps new students get a jump start on academic success.


Path to Your Success

Finish in 4. Transfer in 2.

We support your commitment to completing an Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) and transferring within 2 years. The Kern Promise programs offer several perks to help you achieve your transfer goals.

Kern Promise

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We support your commitment to completing an Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) and transferring within 2 years. The Kern Promise programs offer several perks to help you achieve your transfer goals.
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Welcome Center

We are here to answer your questions about enrollment, financial aid, admissions, records, and all of your enrollment needs.