Bakersfield College

Established in 1913, Bakersfield College is one of the nation’s oldest continually-operating community colleges. The college serves 33,000 students annually on the 153-acre main campus in northeast Bakersfield, at the Delano Campus 35 miles north of Bakersfield, the Weill Institute in downtown Bakersfield, and BC SouthWest in southwest Bakersfield. We also offer classes at several alternative locations, including Shafter Learning Center 18 miles northwest of Bakersfield, Arvin/Lamont, McFarland, Olive Drive Training Facility in northwest Bakersfield, Wasco and other community locations.

Bakersfield College provides opportunities for students from diverse economic, cultural, and educational backgrounds to attain Associate and Baccalaureate degrees and certificates, workplace skills, and preparation for transfer. Our rigorous and supportive learning environment promotes equity and fosters students’ abilities to think critically, communicate effectively, and demonstrate competencies and skills in order to engage productively in their communities and the world.

Available Programs

  • Agriculture Business
  • Animal Science
  • Auto Brakes & Wheel
  • Auto Engine Overhaul
  • Auto Power Trains
  • Auto Tune-Up & Emissions Systems
  • Automotive HVAC
  • Automotive Management
  • Bookkeeping
  • Brake Systems
  • Child Nutrition Management
  • Commercial Music
  • Construction Technology
  • Culinary Arts
  • Dietetic Services Supervisor Program
  • Electrical & Electronic Systems
  • Electronics Technology
  • Engine Overhaul & Repair
  • Engine Performance
  • Engineering Technology
  • Environmental Horticulture
  • Fire Fighter Academy
  • Fire Technology
  • Forestry
  • Graphic Design
  • Heavy Equipment
  • Industrial Drawing
  • Light Duty Diesel Performance
  • Manual Drive Train & Axles
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Media Arts
  • Paramedic Program
  • Photography
  • Plant Science
  • Process Technology
  • Retail Management
  • Suspension & Steering
  • Transitional Kindergarten
  • Vocational Nursing
  • Web Design & Development
  • Welding
  • Woodworking/Cabinetmaking

Bakersfield College Locations

  • Bakersfield, CA 
  • Delano, CA
  • Wasco, CA