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Details for Kern County

Colleges and

Click on the name of the College or University for more information.

University of California
• UC Merced

California State University
• CSU Bakersfield

California Community Colleges
• Bakersfield College
• Cerro Coso Community College
• Taft College

WASC-Accredited Non-public 4-Year Institutions
• Fresno Pacific University
• National University
• Point Loma Nazarene University
• University of La Verne
• Vanguard University of Southern California

State-Approved Institutions
• Santa Barbara Business College
• Webster University

Institutions Exempt from State Approval
• Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

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Educational and

Click on the description to see how this county compares with other counties and the statewide average.

• College Going Rate (CGR) to Public
• CGR Map by High School
• CGR to UC
• CGR to CSU
• CGR to CCC
• Median Household Income
• Median Income by Educational Attainment
    (Compared to State)
• Percent with a High School Diploma
• Percent with a Bachelor's Degree
• Percent with an Advanced Degree
• Adult Literacy
• Percent in Poverty
• Unemployment Rate


• 30 - David G. Valadao
• 32 - Shannon L. Grove
• 34 - Connie Conway

• 20 - Jim Costa
• 22 - Kevin McCarthy

• 16 - Michael J. Rubio
• 18 - Jean Fuller


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