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 50% over five years.
Kaplan College-Bakersfield(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty9 staff97 staff
Kaplan College-Bakersfield Total Faculty (2007-2016)
Number of Programs Offered410

Student Body

  • The student population of 393 has declined by 22% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 44:1 has stayed the same 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 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment393 students7,516 students
Kaplan College-Bakersfield Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio44:144:1
Kaplan College-Bakersfield Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students393 students1,613 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 Score0.390.73
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 Aid89%80%
    Kaplan College-Bakersfield % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Graduates$9,449$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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