See Program Admission for prerequisites and selection process.
Scholastically qualified students prepared for official admission to the upper division program.
March 15 - July 1
Incoming freshmen and continuing sophomore students will be admitted to the Baccalaureate Degree Program pathway cohort until they are scholastically qualified for admission to the upper division program.
March 15 – August 21
Incomplete applications will not be considered for selection. You must follow all of the steps to complete your application. No application fee is required.
Submit either your unofficial or official Bakersfield College transcript showing all prerequisite courses posted.
Bakersfield College transcripts must be received by the Baccalaureate Degree Program office prior to the last day of the appropriate application period.
For Other College Coursework
If you have taken courses from any college other than Bakersfield College, have your college transcript(s) evaluated.
Order an official copy of your transcripts from your previous college(s).
Submit the Official copy of your transcripts along with a “Request for Evaluation” to the office of Admissions and Records in the Administration Building.
Once your transcripts have been evaluated and posted to your Bakersfield College transcripts, either order an official copy to be sent from the Admission and Records office to the Baccalaureate Degree Program or print your unofficial transcript and submit along with Application Form to the Baccalaureate Degree Program during the appropriate application period for your tier.
Transcript evaluation can take up to 24 weeks and must be completed and received by the Baccalaureate Degree Program office prior to the end of the application period.
Bakersfield College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at: www.accjc.org