Learn More About BC!


Create Your Future!

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Programs & Services

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Steps to Enroll

  • Step One: Apply to BC through CCCApply
  • Step Two: Apply For Financial Aid
    • Complete a FAFSA or CA Dream ACt application
  • Step Three: Orientation
    • Complete our online orientation
  • Step Four: Placement & Education Plan
  • Step Five: Register For Classes
    • Use your CSEP to register for classes in Inside BC

We have support in person and virtually! Visit the Welcome Center or join virtually using our Student Information Desk (SID)

Why Choose BC?

  • 170+ Degrees and Certificates
  • Flexible methods of instructions to meet your needs
  • New state of the art facilities and locations
  • Fully integrated student support services and resources to keep you on track to succeed
  • It pays to attend college!

Earning Ranges by Education Attainment, 2021

Median Usual Weekly Earnings
Bachelor’s Degree $1,334
Associate’s Degree $963
High School Diploma $809
No high school diploma $626

Note: Data are for persons age 25 and over. Earnings are for full-time wage and salary workers. Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Population Survey.

Financial Aid

Apply for Financial Aid to potentially cover your educational costs! Complete an application in less than 15 minutes, today!

Financial Aid Awards

  • California College Promise Grant (CCPG)waives $46 per unit enrollment fee
  • Federal and State Grants available
  • Scholarships available for Bakersfield College students
  • Federal Work Study - work at BC!

Cost Comparison

Get started with BC and save in the long run! The list below shows the cost of 1 academic year using a 12 unit workload and does not include books, supplies, or personal expenses.

  • Bakersfield College: $1,104
  • CSU: $5,742
  • UC: $13,104
  • Private: $32,279
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We have 10 pathways available for you! Each pathway offers degrees and certificates for you to choose from.
  • Agriculture, Nutrition and Culinary Arts
  • Arts, Communication and Humanities
  • Business
  • Education
  • Health Sciences
  • Industrial Technology and Transportation
  • Public Safety Training
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • STEM
  • Personal and Career Exploration

Campus Locations

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Panorama Campus
1801 Panorama Drive
Bakersfield, CA 93305
(661) 395-4011
Delano campus learning center
Delano Campus
1450 Timmons Ave.
Delano, CA 93215
(661) 720-2000
BC Southest main building
BC Southwest
9400 Camino Media
Bakersfield, CA 93311
(661) 541-1500
Weill Institue building
Weill Institute (Downtown)
2100 Chester Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93301
(661) 395-4104