California Aeronautical University

1450 Boughton Drive
Bakersfield, CA 93308
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School Highlights

California Aeronautical University serves 274 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 2:1 is lower than the state community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 74%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 274 students
  • In-state tuition: $13,663
  • Out-state tuition: $13,663
  • Acceptance Rate: 45%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 2:1
  • Minority enrollment: 79%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

California Aeronautical University ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 110 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
California Aeronautical University
(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
110 staff
312 staff
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Student Body

The student population of California Aeronautical University has grown by 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 2:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The California Aeronautical University diversity score of 0.80 is more than the state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment
274 students
7,900 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
2:1
21:1
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# Full-Time Students
274 students
1,661 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
6,239 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
273 students
302 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
269 students
1,646 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
5 students
54 students
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CA All Graduation Breakdown
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
6,288 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
10 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
140 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
4%
n/a
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% Asian
4%
13%
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% Hispanic
21%
45%
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% Black
13%
5%
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% White
21%
26%
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% Hawaiian
8%
n/a
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% Two or more races
n/a
4%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
3%
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% Unknown races
29%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.80
0.71
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
39%
27%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
0.17%
1.92%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$35,200
$34,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $13,663 is more than the state average of $1,993. The in-state tuition has declined by 55% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $13,663 is more than the state average of $7,120. The out-state tuition has declined by 55% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$13,663
$1,993
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$13,663
$7,120
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
96%
86%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$26,540
$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$7,094
$6,239
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Acceptance Rate
45%
80%
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Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does California Aeronautical University cost?
California Aeronautical University's tuition is approximately $13,663 for In-State students and $13,663 for Out-State students.
What is the acceptance rate of California Aeronautical University?
The acceptance rate of California Aeronautical University is 45%, which is lower than the state average of 80%.
What is California Aeronautical University's ranking?
California Aeronautical University ranks among the top 20% of community college in California for: Diversity in US community colleges and Percent of students receiving financial aid.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 274 students
  • In-state tuition: $13,663
  • Out-state tuition: $13,663
  • Acceptance Rate: 45%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 2:1
  • Minority enrollment: 79%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Kern County, CA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.61, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Kern County, CA is California Aeronautical University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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