California State University-Sacramento

Sacramento, California

Overview

Address6000 J St
School Websitewww.csus.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Large

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

California State University-Sacramento is a large public, 4-year college based in Sacramento, California that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 27,108 students applied to California State University-Sacramento. Of those students, 17,312 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in California State University-Sacramento was $5,742, in addition to fees of $1,568. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend California State University-Sacramento.

California State University-Sacramento has a 51% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The California State University-Sacramento acceptance rate is 64%. To put this into perspective, 17,312 of the 27,108 students who applied to California State University-Sacramento in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in California State University-Sacramento is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into California State University-Sacramento had an SAT score between the range of 940 and 1,130. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for California State University-Sacramento was between 16 and 22 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to California State University-Sacramento as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At California State University-Sacramento, the tuition for in-state residents is $5,742. Combined with fees of $1,568, room and board costs of $14,900, other expenses of $2,326 and the $1,918 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $26,454.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $19,190 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in California State University-Sacramento to $38,334 for out-of-state students.

Students at California State University-Sacramento are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at California State University-Sacramento was $5,099 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 58%.

California State University-Sacramento Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio26:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to California State University-Sacramento.

California State University-Sacramento has a good gender split, with 55% of undergraduates being female and 45% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are California residents; in fact, 98% of all students reside in California. However, 1% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international.

The student to faculty ratio at California State University-Sacramento is 26:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from California State University-Sacramento to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 20% students enroll at California State University-Sacramento part-time; the other 25,467 students enrolled full-time.

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