FAST FACTS
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Location:Bakersfield
Setting:Urban
Population:370,000
Enrollment:8,520
On Campus:5%
Language:English
Calendar:Quarter
Approximate:
  • Fall 09/15-11/26
  • Winter 01/05-03/21
  • Spring 03/30-06/13

Tuition & Payments
PLAN A: UNEVEN
You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
UNEVEN - Host campus accepts a few more students than it sends out.

PLAN B: UNEVEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
UNEVEN - Host campus accepts a few more students than it sends out.

Estimated Per Quarter
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees:
$2,259

Estimated Per Quarter
Costs For Room And Meals:
$2,996

Additional Information
Receive From Canada
PLAN A, PLAN B

Campus Diversity
24%Caucasian
7%African American
43%Hispanic
6%Asian American
0%Native American
0%International
20%Other


Campus Links
Home Page
Catalog

NSE Links
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links

How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office


CSUB is a comprehensive regional University and is committed to excellence in its four schools - Arts and Humanities, Business and Public Administration, Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Engineering, Social Sciences and Education.

The campus is located on 375-acre site in metropolitan Bakersfield. The university is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, with six programs accredited by national accrediting organizations. More than 90% of the faculty has doctoral degrees in their fields of study.

The university operates on a quarter system from September to June with two summer sessions. CSUB has majors in 31 undergraduate degree programs, seven credential programs in education, and 17 graduate degree programs.

CSUB athletics has been a source of continuing pride for the university and community. CSUB's 17 sports programs have won 30 national championships. NCAA Division I University.

Campus Location - California State University, Bakersfiled opened in September 1970 as the 19th member of the 23 campus California State University system. Bakersfield is located in one of the nation's fastest-growing cities.




Helpful Information - For campus information and overview, please refer to our online view-book at http://www.csub.edu/viewbook.

Programs
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Anthropology: Anthropology

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Theater Art

Athletics: Physical Education

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science

Business: Business Administration, Public Administration

Chemistry: Chemistry

Communications: Communication

Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice

Earth Sciences: Geology

Economics: Economics

Education: Music, Physical Education

Engineering: Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering

English: English

Environmental Studies: Environmental Management

Foreign Language: Spanish

General Studies: Individualized Degree Program, Individualized Studies, Liberal Studies, Natural Sciences

Geology: Geology

History: History

Information Studies: Computer Science

Mathematics: Mathematics

Performing Arts: Music, Theater Arts/Drama

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy, Religious Studies

Physics: Physics

Political Science: Political Science

Psychology: Psychology

Sociology/Social Work: Sociology



Closed Programs
Nursing Education

Limitations
Business and Public Administration and Psychology

Conditions
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • No students accepted from NSE members within my own state
  • 2.5 GPA
  • None.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • No graduate students
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
Tuition/Fees
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees Per Quarter - Plan A Students
  • Figures are current as of 10/10/2014.
  • Estimated cost: $2,259.
  • Expect 5-15% increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on 15 hours. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your actual enrollment.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan A students.
Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan B students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Quarter
  • Plan A: 18
  • Plan B: 18
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Quarter
Figures are current as of 10/10/2014.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Housing Deposit: $350 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Parking Fee: $45 Quarter Plan A & B Optional

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $0 per quarter.

Financial Aid
Plan A
For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.

For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

  • Pell
  • CWS
  • Perkins
  • SEOG
  • DL
  • Plus
Use FAFSA CODE: 007993

Plan B
For Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Canada
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
Room/Meals
  • Figures are current as of 10/10/2014.
  • Expect 5% or more increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on the average room and meal plan selected by NSE students. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your selected room type and meals.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
On-Campus Housing Per Quarter
  • Double: $2,996 (includes meals)
  • Full-year contract required for a full-year exchange
  • On campus living encouraged
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $1,200
  • Proximity to campus: 5
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Notes About Housing
Housing is not guaranteed. It is available on a first come, first served basis. Early application is strongly suggested. Students coming for the fall quarter or fall and winter quarters will be assessed an additional $400 residence hall fee since this does not constitute a full-year contract.

Meal Plans Per Quarter

  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
Notes About Meal Plans
Total housing cost includes the cost of the room and mandatory meal plan.



All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.