|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||27:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,713 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
California State University-Sacramento is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 23,942 applications and 17,224 students were granted admission. California State University-Sacramento is at the #70 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 32% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 87% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||830 to 1050|
|ACT||17 to 22|
California State University-Sacramento charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $16,632 and in-state students paid $5,472.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 82% of California State University-Sacramento's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 54% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,824 (which is 8.8% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at California State University-Sacramento in 2016-2017, was 1,274, which is 35% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,936 (which is 6.9% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, California State University-Sacramento has enrolled a total of 30,510 students (24,811 students full-time and 5,699 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 30,510 students, 3,876 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and 27,951 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 2,559 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 118 students for distance studies.
Two or more races: 6%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%
Black/African American: 6%
Non-resident alien: 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at California State University-Sacramento.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||14%||153|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||13%||144|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||10%||109|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||8%||88|
|Visual And Performing Arts||3%||31|
|English Language And Literature/letters||3%||31|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||2%||25|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||2%||24|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of California State University-Sacramento full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of California State University-Sacramento graduates 6 years after enrollment is $35,900. Last year, out of the total 7,071 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 6,435 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 7,269 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 6,469 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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