CSU Bakersfield places student success and academic excellence at the center of all we do. We are guided by a set of core values that shapes our work with students, with each other, and with the region we serve.
CSU Bakersfield will be a model for supporting and educating students to become knowledgeable, engaged, innovative, and ethical leaders in the regional and global community.
CSU Bakersfield is a comprehensive public university offering excellent undergraduate and graduate programs that advance the intellectual and personal development of its students. We emphasize student learning through our commitment to scholarship, ethical behavior, diversity, service, global awareness and life-long learning. The University collaborates with partners in the community to increase the region’s overall educational attainment, enhance its quality of life, and support its economic development.