Top Kern County Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 6 top community colleges in Kern County, California, serving 30,963 students.
  • The average community college acceptance rate in California is 84% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), and the student:teacher ratio is 40:1.

Top Kern County Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • 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
    Private, 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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