Bakersfield College

International Students at Bakersfield College

Dates & Deadlines

International Student Application Deadlines:

Out of Country Application

  • Fall Semester: June 1
  • Spring Semester: Nov.1

Transfer in Application: (For students currently attending language schools, college or university in the U.S. in F1 status and transferring to Bakersfield College). 

  • Fall Semester: July 15
  • Spring Semester: December 10

 Admission for F-1 visa students already in the US is on a Rolling Admissions (students are admitted as long as classes are available and enroll in 12 minimum units for the semester).


Beginning/Ending Semester Dates

  • Fall Semester 2017: August 19, 2017- Dec 9, 2017

Student must try to arrive to Bakersfield at least two weeks prior to the beginning of semester to arrange for their housing, assessment, and class registration.

All newly admitted F-1 visa students MUST attend the in person-  Orientation on August 9 & 10 , 2017  from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

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