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California State University-Sacramento

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Rating

Public

Type

35,644

Students

$17,622

Tuition

82%

Acceptance

#257

Ranking

Large City

Campus Setting

Sacramento, CA

6000 J St, Sacramento, CA 95819-2694

California State University-Sacramento is a very large public college located in Sacramento, CA ranked 83rdin California. It has a total of 31,969 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, with a 82.26% acceptance rate. California State University-Sacramento offers 103 different majors and is best known for its trade and industrial teacher education, gerontology, and human sciences programs (nationally ranked 7th, 8th, and 27th respectively). With a tuition cost of $5,742 for in-state students and $17,622 for those from out-of-state, California State University-Sacramento is reasonably priced. 63.15% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, entering the labor force. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $48,900 per year, which is 18% greater than the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$19,248/Year
Above Average

California State University-Sacramento

$19,248

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$39,010/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$30,347/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

82%Acceptance
Not Very Selective

California State University-Sacramento

82%

National

69%
Sat

940 - 1140

94% of students submit

Admissions Yield

18%

ACT

16 - 22

26% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$70

Students

31,969Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

3,695

Part-Time

62
Male

45%

In-state

83%

Female

55%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

22%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
14% Business Administration and Management, General6% Criminal Justice/Safety Studies6% Speech Communication and Rhetoric73% Others

14% Business Administration and Management, General

6% Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

6% Speech Communication and Rhetoric

73% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

14%

1182 Graduates

Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

6%

524 Graduates

Speech Communication and Rhetoric

6%

518 Graduates

Early Childhood Education and Teaching

6%

507 Graduates

Psychology, General

6%

490 Graduates

Social Work

4%

331 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General

4%

314 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

4%

298 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors26:126:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

26

Number of Library Books

889,140

Academic Spend per Student

$7,572

Full-time Retention Rate

82%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$38,600/Year

California State University-Sacramento

$38,600

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$38,600

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$48,900

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

63%