Bakersfield College, located in California’s agriculturally rich San Joaquin Valley, has the history and resources to move Ag students in the right direction.
The Bakersfield College Agriculture Department first began in 1915 making this one of the first community college agriculture programs in the nation.
Since then, as it is now, Bakersfield College continues to educate students for a career in the agricultural industry and transfers many students to agricultural study programs at four year universities.
A few of Bakersfield Colleges Agricultural Departments great qualities:
- Bakersfield Community College is the leading community college agricultural program in the United States to send students to California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo is the leading four year agricultural studies university in California and ranked tenth in the United States.
- The Bakersfield College’s close interrelationship with the farming industry has helped to provide scholarships and grants to students interested in agriculture studies.
- Bakersfield College, based in one of the largest farming industry counties in the the United States (Ranked 3rd), is able to provide hands on knowledge to students taking agriculture study courses.