The city of Bakersfield offers an incredible opportunity for international students to experience American culture to the fullest!

Located in Central California, Bakersfield is a fast growing city. Bakersfield is one of the most productive oil producing and agricultural cities in the United States. Bakersfield also is the home of many corporate offices for some of the largest energy and food producing companies in the world. Many other corporations have moved their headquarters to Bakersfield given the low taxes and costs of living in Bakersfield. 

Bakersfield is a safe family oriented city with a rich history in commerce, sports and music. The most notable musicians from the Bakersfield area are Buck Owens and Merle Haggard. It is also the hometown of many professional athletes, especially in American football. 

Bakersfield is centrally located to all of the California tourist destinations. Los Angeles is a 2 hour drive away and San Francisco and Las Vegas, NV is a 4 hour drive away. Disneyland and Universal Studios are a 2.5 hours drive away. Natural sites such as Yosemite National Park, Sequoia Parks, and coastal beaches are a 2 to 3 hour drive away. In addition, the Bakersfield airport is a 25 minute drive from CSUB Campus.

Come to Bakersfield, and we will show you
"Life as it should be!"