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Graduation Rates Detail for California State University, Bakersfield

Graduation Rates for Students Starting College in 2000

The data presented below are from a longitudinal report collected by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) through the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) in 2006. Only colleges and universities that reported this data in this year are included. Some schools, such as UC Merced and CSU Channel Islands, are too new.

The report follows a group of full-time, first-time, degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students that started college in 2000, labeled below as the Cohort. The Completions columns indicate how many of the original cohort received their bachelor's degree in 4 years, 5 years, and 6 years.

The completion rates are the percentage of the cohort that completed within 4, 5, or 6 years. To calculate the rate, all completions up to and including that time-frame are used as the numerator. For example, based on a cohort of 100 students, if 25 students complete their bachelor's degree in 4 years, the 4-year completion rate is 25%. If 15 students take 5 years to complete their degree, the 5-year completion rate is 40%; that is 40% of the original cohort completed their degree within 5 years of starting. If 10 students take 6 years to complete, the 6-year completion rate is 50%.

Use the links in the table to view graphs of the trend over time for each gender or ethnicity. The graphs for the ethnicities show the data for both genders and the total; the graphs for the genders show all specific ethnicities and the total. Data for non-resident alien and no response are not included in the graphs.

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  Completions Completion Rate
Ethnicity Gender Cohort 4-Year 5-Year 6-Year 4-Year 5-Year 6-Year
Asian/Pac Is Men 16 0 3 0 0.0% 18.8% 18.8%
  Women 35 2 12 6 5.7% 40.0% 57.1%
Asian/Pac Is Totals 51 2 15 6 3.9% 33.3% 45.1%
Black Men 16 0 1 1 0.0% 6.3% 12.5%
  Women 27 0 5 1 0.0% 18.5% 22.2%
Black Totals 43 0 6 2 0.0% 14.0% 18.6%
Latino Men 70 3 13 10 4.3% 22.9% 37.1%
  Women 126 24 17 16 19.0% 32.5% 45.2%
Latino Totals 196 27 30 26 13.8% 29.1% 42.3%
Nat Amer Women 7 0 0 0 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Nat Amer Totals 7 0 0 0 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
White Men 74 15 8 6 20.3% 31.1% 39.2%
  Women 138 24 33 11 17.4% 41.3% 49.3%
White Totals 212 39 41 17 18.4% 37.7% 45.8%
NonRes Alien Men 4 0 0 1 0.0% 0.0% 25.0%
  Women 1 1 0 0 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
NonRes Alien Totals 5 1 0 1 20.0% 20.0% 40.0%
No Response Men 16 4 1 0 25.0% 31.3% 31.3%
  Women 15 4 3 1 26.7% 46.7% 53.3%
No Response Totals 31 8 4 1 25.8% 38.7% 41.9%
Totals Men 196 22 26 18 11.2% 24.5% 33.7%
Women 349 55 70 35 15.8% 35.8% 45.8%
Grand Totals 545 77 96 53 14.1% 31.7% 41.5%

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