California State University, Bakersfield is a continuously growing comprehensive regional university. It is committed to transforming the lives of its students and community through its established excellence in academia, diversity, service, and community engagement since its founding in 1965. The faculty across the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) fully accredited university is world-class, with nearly 75% holding terminal degrees in their respective fields.
An NCAA Division I school, CSUB has competed successfully in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) since 2012. NCAA Division I competition is but one important aspect of a growing and vibrant student-life experience.