California State University – Sacramento: Ranking & Review

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Sacramento Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 261 836
Top 5%

California State University - Sacramento Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate68%66%69%
Applicants24,13210,06914,063
Admissions16,3526,6219,731
Enrolled undergraduates3,5901,5702,020
Enrolled total (including graduate students)31,25513,52617,729

11,659 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

286 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $55. Application fee for graduates - $55.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither required nor recommended

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores3,269
Percent of students submitting SAT scores91%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
520
Math
520

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,000
Percent of students submitting ACT scores28%
ACT Composite
20
ACT English
19
ACT Math
20

California State University - Sacramento Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $25,742 $37,622
Off-campus $25,036 $36,916
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $11,856 and other expenses per full academic year.

California State University - Sacramento provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,129 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $5,742 $17,622
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,462 $1,462
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $396
Tuition for Full-time graduates $7,176 $16,680
Fees for full-time graduates $1,462 $1,462
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $396

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 871 162 1,033
Social Sciences 682 25 707
Health Professions and Related Programs 606 70 29 705
Education 427 163 14 604
Engineering 467 108 575
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 524 8 532
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 451 8 459
Psychology 383 15 398
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 357 11 368
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 199 119 318
Visual and Performing Arts 279 17 296
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 272 13 285
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 222 222
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 141 44 185
English Language and Literature & Letters 149 26 175
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 147 3 150
History 98 23 121
Physical Sciences 94 5 99
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 92 3 95
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 93 93
Mathematics and Statistics 58 5 63
Natural Resources and Conservation 53 53
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 34 11 45
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 36 36
Philosophy and Religious Studies 19 19
Grand Total6,754839437,636

A total of 6,754 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at California State University - Sacramento.

At the master's and doctor's level 882 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate48%43%51%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%
  • Part-time retention rate - 66%

General info

Alternative namesCSUS
Sacramento State
Founded1947
MottoLeadership Begins Here
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsgreen, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,436
Instructional FTE1,056
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.csus.edu
Address6000 J St
Sacramento, California, 95819-2694
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population250,000 - 500,000
Phone9162786566
Fax+1 (916) 278 6853

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