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California State University, Sacramento

  • Sacramento, CA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 56%44%
    student ratio
  • 26,012
    total students
  • $5,472 | $16,632
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Not Reported
    fall application deadline
  • 70%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • Not
    Reported

    sat math
  • Not
    Reported

    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • Not
    Reported

    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • Asian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mass Communication/Media
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Construction Engineering Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • American Sign Language (ASL)
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Family and Consumer Economics Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Child Development
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Humanities
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Gerontology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Parks, Recreation and Leisure
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Physical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Social Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Dance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Interior Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Graphic Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Photography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Professions Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

70% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied20,803
    • Accepted14,696
    • Acceptance Rate70%
    • Enrolled26,012
    • Female Applicants11,959
    • Females Accepted8,692
    • Female Acceptance Rate72%
    • Male Applicants8,844
    • Males Accepted6,004
    • Male Acceptance Rate67%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Minimum high school GPA of 2
    • Required for Some Transcript of high school record
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.25
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading
    • SAT Math 420 540
    • SAT Writing 410 520
    • ACT Composite 17 23
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$5,472
    • Out-of-state tuition *$16,632
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,130.00
    • Room and board *Not Reported
    • Room only *$6,538.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNot Reported
    • Tuition pre-payment planNot Reported
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students26,012
    • Male Student Percentage44%
    • Female Student Percentage56%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino21.3%
    • Black or African American6.16%
    • White or Caucasian36.4%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.83%
    • Asian21.62%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1.29%
    • Two or more races5.42%
    • Unknown5.09%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students1% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing , Special housing for disabled
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 4%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Not Reported
    • Drama / theater group Not Reported
    • Student-run radio station Not Reported
    • Student-run television station Not Reported
    • Marching band Not Reported
    • Choral groups Not Reported
  • Student Services
    • Legal services Not Reported
    • Health clinic Not Reported
    • Personal / psychological counseling Not Reported
    • Women's center Not Reported
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Not Reported
    • Greek sororities Not Reported
    • Local fraternities Not Reported
    • Local sororities Not Reported
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Not Reported
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division I
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Division 1 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Bowling No Division C No
    • Cheerleading No Division 1 No
    • Crew Yes Division X Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Football Yes Division B Yes
    • Golf Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Gymnastics No No No
    • Ice hockey Yes Division C No
    • Lacrosse No Division C No
    • Racquetball No Division C No
    • Rugby No Division C No
    • Skiing Yes Division C No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track No Division 1 Yes
    • Volleyball Yes Division C No
    • Water polo Yes No No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Bowling No Division C No
    • Cheerleading No Division 1 No
    • Crew Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes Division 1 No
    • Gymnastics No Division 1 Yes
    • Ice hockey No No No
    • Lacrosse No Division C No
    • Racquetball No Division C No
    • Rugby No No No
    • Skiing Yes Division C No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track No Division 1 Yes
    • Volleyball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Water polo Yes No No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty1,401
    • Full-time Percentage46%
    • Part-time Percentage54%
    • Female Percentage51%
    • Male Percentage49%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio28:1 or 22,693 students to 820 faculty

Location & Contact

California State University, Sacramento

6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819
USA

Mr.Emiliano Diaz

Director of University Outreach Services

Phone: 916-278-3901
Fax: 916-278-5603
Email: admissions@csus.edu



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