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California State University - Sacramento

2,973 reviews
  1. Sacramento, CA
  2. 4 Year
B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    B+
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    A-
  9. Dorms
    C+
  10. Campus Food
    B+
  11. Student Life
    B+
  12. Safety
    B
California State University - Sacramento is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-AA
Athletic Conference
Big Sky Conference
Address
6000 J St
Sacramento, CA 95819
Website

California State University - Sacramento Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
73%
SAT Range
830-1050
ACT Range
17-22
Application Fee
$55
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Application Website

Cost

Net Price
$7,446/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $5,691/ year
  • $30-48k
    $7,057/ year
  • $49-75k
    $11,040/ year
  • $76-110k
    $16,787/ year
  • $110k+
    $17,972/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
27:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.142 responses
28%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.136 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.136 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
21,352Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
19%
Pell Grant
59%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 84 responses
  • Earger to learn and ready to listen
    14%
  • Smart and hard working
    23%
  • Subjective, some are hardworking others aren't
    60%
  • The people who take out loans work harder.
    1%
  • You reap what you sow
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
Poll
20%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.202 responses
Poll
3%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports.246 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 79 responses
  • Awesome
    5%
  • Beautiful Campus
    13%
  • Commuter school
    23%
  • Convenient
    27%
  • Educational
    25%
  • No parking
    8%

After California State University - Sacramento

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,500/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
44%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
76%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.85 responses

Reviews

2,973 reviews
  • Excellent
    356
  • Very Good
    1182
  • Average
    1235
  • Poor
    151
  • Terrible
    49
Awesome campus and beautiful surroundings. The overall environment is friendly and there are many awesome teachers.
  • Recent Alumnus
  • 24 days ago
There are always options available for students, students must take the initiative to do something whether it's looking for job opportunities or internships.
  • College Student
  • 26 days ago
Professors are willing to help, students are social and easy to talk to, class sizes differ. There are a variety of courses offered but as a student I am more focused on my major/career.
  • College Student
  • 26 days ago