California State University, Sacramento

Sacramento, CA

California State University, Sacramento

Sacramento, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$7,368

$19,248

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
16%
500-599
45%
400-499
35%
300-399
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
47%
400-499
31%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
30-36
1%
24-29
16%
18-23
47%
12-17
35%
6-11
0
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

24

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 22,685
Declined 4,891
Total Received 27,576
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Public

28,251

undergraduate students

2,905

graduate students

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300-acre, suburban campus in Sacramento (population: 501,901). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to local student apartment complexes. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Sacramento Metropolitan

California State University, Sacramento
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA
95819-2694

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
7%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
16%
500-599
45%
400-499
35%
300-399
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
47%
400-499
31%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
30-36
1%
24-29
16%
18-23
47%
12-17
35%
6-11
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $55
Application deadline November 30
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.39

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 22,685
Declined 4,891
Total Received 27,576

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Considered

state residency

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Crew
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

ice hockey, rowing, rugby, volleyball, weight lifting

Club Sports - Women's

rugby, volleyball, weight lifting

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Crew, Football, Golf, Ice hockey, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Water polo, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Crew, Football, Golf, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Water polo, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
American Sign Language (ASL)
Anthropology
Art/Art Studies, General
Asian Studies/Civilization
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Child Development
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Family and Consumer Economics and Related Services, Other
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
French Language and Literature
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
Gerontology
Graphic Design
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Interior Design
Journalism
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Music, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Philosophy
Photography
Physical Sciences
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional

31,156

total students

99.2%

in-state

0.8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

91%

28,251
students

Female
55%
15,543

Male
45%
12,708

9%

2,905
students

Female
66%
1,903

Male
34%
1,002

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

23,907
students

Female
57%
13,397

Male
43%
10,510

16%

4,344
students

Female
50%
2,146

Male
50%
2,198

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 83%
Student 4 year graduation rate 12%
Student 5 year graduation rate 29%
Student 6 year graduation rate 14%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
19%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
33%
Hispanic/Latino
26%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

3,823

Transfer students enrolled

12%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: November 30

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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