International Students

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Welcoming the World to Bakersfield College!

Students from around the world are eligible to attend and enroll at Bakersfield College.

The International Student Affairs (ISA) office at Bakersfield College is committed to student success and provides excellent open-access educational opportunities in a variety of disciplines.

The focus of ISA is student success and academic achievement. The ISA office provides counseling and advising in academic, advocacy, cross-cultural, and personal matters. ISA office supports an environment conducive to international education and intercultural awareness through educational, social, and cross-cultural programs.

At Bakersfield College, we offer:

  • Strong academic programs that provide a top education
  • World-class faculty with real-world experiences
  • Transfer opportunities to the University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU)
  • Classes are smaller in size and taught by leading professors in their field
  • Strong student support services
  • A campus in a perfect location, only a few hours away from key California attractions and destinations, such as San Francisco, Los Angeles, coastal beaches, and more, students save by visiting these places and returning to Bakersfield to live and study.

Find Your Path

We're excited to welcome you to the Renegade family! The following links have important information that will help you navigate your journey here at Bakersfield College. The International Student Program staff are also here to assist you; please contact us with any questions you have.

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