- The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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||Private, for profit||Public|
|Total Faculty||9 staff||97 staff|
|Number of Programs Offered||4||10|
|Total Enrollment||393 students||7,516 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||44:1||44:1|
|# Full-Time Students||393 students||1,613 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan|
|% Non Resident races|
|% Unknown races|
|College Completion Rate|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$28,400||$34,600|
|% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid||89%||78%|
|Median Debt for Graduates||$9,449||$9,500|
|Median Debt for Dropouts||$4,750||$5,500|
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- The nearest community college to Kaplan College-Bakersfield is San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield (1.7 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- 632 students | 1.70 Mi201 New Stine Rd.
Bakersfield,  CA  93309
- 562 students | 2.00 Mi5300 California Avenue
Bakersfield,  CA  93309
- 3,446 students | 4.90 MiOne College Drive
Blythe,  CA  92225
- 19,428 students | 6.20 Mi1801 Panorama Drive
Bakersfield,  CA  93305
- 5,217 students | 27.10 Mi29 Cougar Court
Taft,  CA  93268
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