Located in the southern San Joaquin Valley, California State University, Bakersfield is home to the Roadrunners — moving forward at lightning speed and championing intellectual progress. CSUB continuously rises in national rankings for its economic value and its focus on student success.
The `Runner community is a family with a shared goal to transform lives through a world-class education. The university collaborates with community partners to increase the region’s overall educational attainment, enhance residents’ quality of life and support economic development. CSUB regularly hosts special events, lectures, performances and exhibits for the community.
Join the `Runner community. Attend an event, learn about our trailblazing students, apply to a program or donate — with your support, one thing is clear: `Runners are on the rise!
Student, Alumni and Faculty Stories
Dr. Paula Parks