Kern County Community Colleges

  • There are 6 community colleges in Kern County, California, serving 30,963 students.
  • Kern County, CA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.53, which is lower than the national average of 0.66 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), and the student:teacher ratio is 40:1.

Kern County Community Colleges

  • College Location Students
  • 1801 Panorama Drive
    Bakersfield CA  93305
    6613954011

    19,428 students
  • 3000 College Heights Blvd
    Ridgecrest CA  93555
    (760)384-6100

    4,731 students
  • Kaplan College-Bakersfield
    Pivate, for profit
    1914 Wible Road
    Bakersfield CA  93304
    (661)836-6300

    393 students
  • 201 New Stine Rd.
    Bakersfield CA  93309
    (661)834-0126

    632 students
  • 5300 California Avenue
    Bakersfield CA  93309
    (661)835-1100

    562 students
  • 29 Cougar Court
    Taft CA  93268
    (661)763-7700

    5,217 students
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May 20, 2017
A recent report revealed that many California community college students take twice as long to get an associate’s degree as is normally required. While community college is less expensive than attending a four-year institution, students who drag out their degree programs lose much of that savings in additional tuition, fees, textbooks, and lost wages. In this article, we examine the reasons why some students take so long to graduate.
May 20, 2017
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