Statement of Accreditation Status
California State University, Bakersfield

9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022
United States
Telephone: 
OPEID

The OPEID number is used by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE) to identify schools that have Program Participation Agreements (PPA) for purposes of eligibility to participate in Federal Student Financial Assistance programs under Title IV.

007993
Current Accreditation Status

Accredited- Indicates that the Commission has found that an institution has met or exceeded the expectations of the Standards and the Core Commitments to Institutional Capacity and Educational Effectiveness. Initial accreditation is for a period of five to seven years before the next comprehensive review. Reaffirmation is granted for a period of seven to ten years and may be accompanied by a request for interim reports and/or special visits, or a formal Notice of Concern.

Accredited
Most Recent Commission Action: 
Friday, February 24, 2012
Granted Candidacy

Candidacy is a status of preliminary affiliation with the Senior College and University Commission, awarded for a maximum of four years following a procedure for institutional review that includes self-study and on-site visitation. Candidacy indicates that the institution meets all or nearly all the Standards at a minimum level. Candidacy is not accreditation and does not ensure eventual accreditation; it means that an institution is progressing toward accreditation. This is the date that the institution was first granted the status of Candidacy with WSCUC. Not all institutions have become accredited with WSCUC through the Candidacy process.

1900
First Accredited

Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC.

1970
Undergraduate FTE: 
7,574
Graduate FTE: 
573
Financial Structure Type

Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported.

Public
Sponsorship

Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy.

Multi-institution System
Academic Calendar

The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system.

Semester
Distributes Federal Financial Aid: 
No
 
Accreditation documents for this institution are not yet available.
Rolesort descending Name Title E-mail
Accreditation Liaison Officer Vernon Harper AVP Academic Programs vharper [at] csub.edu
Board of Directors Chair Rebecca Eisen Chair of the Board of Trustees of the CSU trusteesecretariat [at] calstate.edu
Chief Academic Officer Jenny Zorn Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs jzorn [at] csub.edu
Chief Executive Officer Horace Mitchell President hmitchell [at] csub.edu
Chief Financial Officer Thom Davis Vice President for Business and Administrative Services tdavis31 [at] csub.edu
Director Institutional Research Sathasivam Krishnan Assistant Vice President for Institutional Research Planning and Assessment skrishnan [at] csub.edu
OPEID Location Namesort descending City Location Type Status
00799301 Antelope Valley Lancaster Branch Campus Active
00799300 California State University Bakersfield Bakersfield Main Campus Active
00799302 College of the Canyons Santa Clarita Additional Active
Degreesort descending Degree Level Year Implemented Modality
Administration Masters 1974 On-Site
Administration Masters 2002 Distance Education
Agricultural Business Bachelors 2014 On-Site
Anthropology Bachelors 1972 On-Site
Applied Studies Bachelors 2013 On-Site
Art Bachelors 1989 On-Site
Biochemistry Bachelors 2013 On-Site
Biology Bachelors 1973 On-Site
Biology Masters 2006 On-Site
Business Administration Bachelors 1973 On-Site
Business Administration Masters 1976 On-Site
Chemistry Bachelors 1973 On-Site
Child Adolescent & Family Studies Bachelors 1978 On-Site
Communications Bachelors 1998 On-Site
Computer Engineering Bachelors 2011 On-Site
Computer Science Bachelors 1987 On-Site
Counseling Masters 1989 On-Site
Counseling Psychology Masters 1998 On-Site
Criminal Justice Bachelors 1974 On-Site
Economics Bachelors 1970 On-Site
Education Masters 1973 On-Site
Education Masters 2003 Distance Education
Educational Leadership Professional Doctorate 2014 On-Site
Electrical Engineering Bachelors 2012 On-Site
Engineering Sciences Bachelors 2012 On-Site
English Bachelors 1970 On-Site
English Masters 1974 On-Site
Environmental Resource Management Bachelors 1998 Distance Education
Environmental Resource Management Bachelors 1999 On-Site
Geology Bachelors 1981 On-Site
Geology Masters 1989 On-Site
Global Intelligence and National Securtiy Bachelors 2011 On-Site
History Bachelors 1970 On-Site
History Masters 1973 On-Site
Human Biological Sciences Bachelors 2011 On-Site
Interdisciplinary Studies Masters 2000 On-Site
Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelors 1973 On-Site
Liberal Studies Bachelors 1995 On-Site
Mathematics Bachelors 1973 On-Site
Music Bachelors 1993 On-Site
Natural Science Bachelors 1999 On-Site
Nursing Bachelors 2010 Distance Education
Nursing Bachelors 1973 On-Site
Nursing Masters 1987 On-Site
Philosophy Bachelors 1970 On-Site
Physical Education & Kinesiology Bachelors 1978 On-Site
Physics Bachelors 1983 On-Site
Political Science Bachelors 1970 On-Site
post-baccalaureate certificate in Petroleum Engineering Non-degree 2015 On-Site
Psychology Bachelors 1970 On-Site
Public Administration Bachelors 1973 On-Site
Public Administration Masters 1978 On-Site
Religious Studies Bachelors 1989 On-Site
Science Education Masters 2011 On-Site
Social Work Masters 2000 On-Site
Sociology Bachelors 1970 On-Site
Spanish Bachelors 1970 On-Site
Spanish Masters 2003 On-Site
Theatre Bachelors 1993 On-Site
Season Year Review Type
Spring 2019 Offsite Review
Fall 2019 Accreditation Visit

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