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Founded in 1947, California State University-Sacramento. is a Public college. Located in California, which is a city setting in California, the campus itself is Urban. The campus is home to 27,951 full time undergraduate students, and 2,559 full time graduate students.
The California State University-Sacramento Academic calendar runs on a Semester basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 27:1. There are 725 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at California State University-Sacramento include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.
Admissions at CSUS are considered Selective, with ,153% of all applicants being admitted.
In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only 16 of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.
100% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 0% were in the top quarter, and 0% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.
We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at California State University-Sacramento.
264 Students rated on-campus housing 3.4 stars. 15 % gave the school a 5.0.
304 Students rated off-campus housing 3.6 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.
496 Students rated campus food 3.7 stars. 23 % gave the school a 5.0.
524 Students rated campus facilities 4 stars. 31 % gave the school a 5.0.
523 Students rated class size 3.7 stars. 24 % gave the school a 5.0.
521 Students rated school activities 3.9 stars. 29 % gave the school a 5.0.
519 Students rated local services 4.1 stars. 43 % gave the school a 5.0.
524 Students rated academics 3.7 stars. 31 % gave the school a 5.0.
125 Students rated California State University-Sacramento
Extremely diverse campus, including students, staff, and faculty. Great representation of the struggles first-gen, low-income students encounter. Amazing resources to help students, including first year experience classes, accessible academic and career advising as students and graduates, free counseling, and amazing opportunities for growth. Everybody around is just extremely supportive.
Overall, my college experience was awesome. I was able to successfully achieve my bachelors degree at this amazing campus! I was able to experience living in Northern California and met so many students of different diversity. I am so grateful to have attended this campus because the student and campus life felt very welcoming. If I ever needed help it was easily accessible and there was always opportunities. The campus is beautiful and a nice environment to be around.
In my opinion, I agree Sacramento State University is a great College that accepts any race, ethnicity, & color no matter what or who they are based on appearance or personality. I also like that Sacramento State is a big community of 22,000+ students and is a public college.
I cannot stress this enough, this university desperately needs to have more extracurricular clubs in which to join. As of writing, the only things available are a handful of sports and fraternities. That's it! I would like to be more involved with the students here but it is impossible to know what others are interested in as there are barely any clubs and most people just spend all day on their phones with their ears plugged one way or another.
As for the academic side of things, it could stand to be a lot better. Most of the time, being in class consists of a professor reading off of a powerpoint while everyone just stares ahead in dead silence. The material is at least mostly accurate but the environment begs to be more engaging. Overall this university did not deliver on the college experience that one would expect after being charged a lot of money just to apply, and hopefully after graduating life will be a lot less disappointing. Hopefully.
The fall 2020 acceptance rate for California State University-Sacramento is 71%. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.
The most valuable college experience I got out of attending Sacramento State was the process of growing up into my own woman and realizing which career was most suited for my personality. I went through three majors - Nursing, Physical Therapy, and Health Science until I discovered my passion, which is Social Work and I would love to thank the school for that. The school has a richness of discourse communities and it's been fun to jump around and see how people are both different and similar regarding their career paths. Sacramento State is located in the capitol and it's been great to see such political activity and care for the community we love here. I thought attending this school would not help me become more academically inclined, but it has by pushing my limits and showing me that I can be good in any field I try.
My classmates in the BSN program are helpful, selfless, courageous, and determined.
I would have to say the worst thing is the amount of classes that are being offered. With the current economic state our campus has been forced to drop classes so it has become very difficult to enroll in the classes that you need to graduate on time.
CSUS allows you to make your education, social life, and campus interaction anything you would like it to be.
I do not think there should be a specific kind of person to attend this school. I think that as long as a student tries his or her best to engage in activities provided by the campus that are prevalent to their interests, then he or she will get the most out of their college experience. In other words, any kind of person can attend this school.
And CSUS there is something for everyone, it doesnt matter what you are interested in there is a class or a club for you. And if you can't find what you're looking for they encourage you to make an organization for yourself and your peers. The professors are challenging but fair and are willing to help if you seek it. The campus is not only up to date and modern but it is also breathtakingly beautiful. A wonderful place to attend school.
I would have loved to have known to get my parking pass the week before school. I would also have liked to have known exactly what classes I needed to gradute.
I believe that any kind of person should attend this school. As a student from CSU Sacramento, it is understandable that some people may be tired of education or not care about it much, but this school has professors, student activities, clubs and programs that will give those people an opportunity to learn something about themselves. It has been an given opportunity for a poor Southeast Asian woman like me to build more confidence in myself and to learn about my fellow peers. So any one should attend this school!
diverse, hundreds of trees,
The most frustrating thing about CSUS is that most teachers act like they're your only teacher and give a lot of homework.
Personally, this school is close to my house so I save a lot of money from having to drive out to UC Davis, where I used to go before. Since everyone likes to save money, they're somewhat envious that I get to live at home and go to a college that is so close. I'm also proud as to what goes on our campus. We're always involved in different projects and have guest speakers come from all different types of backgrounds.
Sacramento State is best known for it's beautiful scenery, diverse student population, good personal class experiences, the WELL, and career opportunities available after graduation within the city of Sacramento.
Absolutely not. Sac State is a very competitive campus and its education level is not than then other universities. I have competed and won against students from UCs.
Sac. State or "slack state" is known as just a bigger school that people drive to school for and then drive home. There is no school pride, and the majority of students could care less about what athletic team is playing. Also, the fraternity guys are viewed as stupid, cocky, and immature.
One of the best courses I have taken in sac state is Ethnic Studies 11 with professor Sobredo. This professor made the class fun, exciting and taught very well. I believe that some of the professors lack the use of conversations and discussions in class. Most of the them lecture for too long and make the class boring and not interesting. I believe that students do not have intellectual conversations outside of the class. Most of the time I just hear them make comments such as " C's get you degrees". I believe that Sac State can gear a person to getting a job, its up to the individual if they take advantage of it or not.
I am a proud brother of Gamma Zeta Alpha Fraternity incorporated. I love my fraternity and my brothers to me they are my college life. We have three principles which are academic excellence, community service, and the maintenance of the Latino Culture through brotherhood. To me Fraternities are very important because they help students like me who move Sacramento to attend Sac State and dont know anybody. I can honestly say I would not be the leader I am now without being a member of Gamma Zeta Alpha.
The best thing about Sac State is the tuition. We can not get better education or the same for cheaper. One of the changes that I would like to see change in sac state is commuting. I would like sac state to become a college town. There is not enough interaction between students because the majority are commuters. One the experiences i will always remember will be working and giving parking citations.
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82% of students
attending California State University-Sacramento receive some sort of financial aid.
54% were awarded federal grants.
While 35% received federal loans.
Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.
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