California State University, Sacramento

Sacramento, CA

California State University, Sacramento

Sacramento, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$7,418

$19,298

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
470
75th
560
25th
460
75th
23
25th
15
75th
23
25th
16
75th
23
25th
17
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

25

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 21,383
Declined 4,351
Total Received 25,734
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Public

32,212

undergraduate students

3,741

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

California State University--Sacramento, founded in 1947, is a public, coeducational college. Its campus is located in Sacramento, CA.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 35,953
Established in 1947
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

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

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
36%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
0%
Top 1/4
0%
Top 1/2
100%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
470
75th
560
25th
460
75th
23
25th
15
75th
23
25th
16
75th
23
25th
17

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) October 1
Application deadline (final deadline) November 30
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 21,383
Declined 4,351
Total Received 25,734

Admissions Factors

Required

Completion of college-prepatory program
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Admissions Right Now

Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

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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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 916 278-6554
F: 916 278-6082
finaid@csus.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Beach volleyball
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

ice hockey, rowing, rugby, volleyball, weight lifting

Club Sports - Women's

rugby, volleyball, weight lifting

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, flag football, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big Sky Conference (Football I-AA), Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, Western Athletic Conference (Football I-A), Pacific Coast Softball Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Anthropology, General.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Asian Studies/Civilization.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
Civil Engineering, General.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer Software Engineering.
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Deaf Studies.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General.
French Language and Literature.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Gerontology.
Graphic Design.
History, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Interior Architecture.
Interior Design.
International Relations and Affairs.
Journalism.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Performance, General.
Music, General.
Nutrition Sciences.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies.
Philosophy.
Photography.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public/Applied History.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Women's Studies.
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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

35,953

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

90%

32,212
students

Female
55%
17,824

Male
45%
14,388

10%

3,741
students

Female
65%
2,435

Male
35%
1,306

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

26,005
students

Female
56%
14,568

Male
44%
11,437

19%

6,207
students

Female
52%
3,256

Male
48%
2,951

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
19%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
33%
Hispanic/Latino
25%
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

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: November 30

Spring: August 31

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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