Kaplan College-Bakersfield

School Highlights
  • Kaplan College-Bakersfield serves 393 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 44:1 is same as the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 68%.
  • Kaplan College-Bakersfield is one of 6 community colleges within Kern County, CA.
  • The nearest community college is San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield (1.70 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 35% over five years.
Kaplan College-Bakersfield (CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Public
Total Faculty 9 staff 86 staff
Kaplan College-Bakersfield Total Faculty (2007-2016)
Number of Programs Offered 4 10

Student Body

  • The student population of 393 has declined by 13% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 44:1 has increased from 39:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has declined by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment 393 students 7,105 students
Kaplan College-Bakersfield Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 44:1 44:1
Kaplan College-Bakersfield Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 393 students 1,483 students
Kaplan College-Bakersfield Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Kaplan College-Bakersfield Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Kaplan College-Bakersfield Asian (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
Kaplan College-Bakersfield Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Kaplan College-Bakersfield Black (2007-2016)
% White
Kaplan College-Bakersfield White (2007-2016)
% Non Resident races
Kaplan College-Bakersfield Non Resident (2013-2016)
% Unknown races
Kaplan College-Bakersfield Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.39 0.73
Kaplan College-Bakersfield Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Kaplan College-Bakersfield Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2008-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $28,400 $34,900
Kaplan College-Bakersfield Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 89% 78%
Kaplan College-Bakersfield % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates $9,450 $9,500
Kaplan College-Bakersfield Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $4,750 $5,500
Kaplan College-Bakersfield Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
Kern County, CA community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.53, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Kern County, CA is Taft College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.