California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB), founded in 1970, is a regional, comprehensive university serving the southern San Joaquin Valley of California. CSUB's service area covers nearly 25,000 square miles and is home to a socially and ethnically diverse population of over 11,000 students. CSUB is the only four-year degree-granting institution within a 100-mile radius. Due to this, CSUB has a vital role in educational obtainment, economic development, and quality of life within the region. The accolades CSUB has received include Washington Monthly's #2 Best Bang for the Buck for Western Colleges (2018), Washington Monthly's #6 Best Affordable Elite Colleges and# 17 out of 200 for Graduate Schools, and "A Top Public School" by US News and World Report (2019). CSUB serves 9,800 undergraduate students and 1,400 graduate, credential, and post-baccalaureate students. 63.5% of CSUB’s students are Hispanic/Latinx, 4.9% are African American, 0.2% are Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, 0.5% are American Indian/Alaskan Native, 7.1 % are Asian, and 2.3% are multiracial. CSUB is a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI).
Commitment to Diversity: The Department of Athletics w...ithin the Division of Student Affairs at CSUB is committed to academic and inclusive excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.
School Information: The University enrolls approximately 11,000 students and is in the Southern San Joaquin Valley with a surrounding population of nearly 450,000.
Department Information: CSUB Athletics develops Champions for Life through a commitment to Academic Excellence, an outstanding student-athlete experience, competitive success, and community engagement.