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California State University-Sacramento

Sacramento, CA
University Website: www.csus.edu
Apply Online: www.csumentor.edu/AdmissionApp/
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California State University, Sacramento (Sacramento State, Sac State, informally CSUS), founded in 1947 as Sacramento State College, is the only public comprehensive university in the city of Sacramento, California, and is the tenth oldest campus in the California State University. With a student body of 29,000, it is one of the largest universities in California. Sac State has an alumni base of 215,000 and awards 7,000 degrees annually. The university offers 151 different Bachelor's degrees, 69 Master's degrees, 28 types of teaching credentials, and 7 Doctoral degrees including Ed.D, DPT, Ph.D, and J.D. programs in conjunction with UCSB and UOP. Sac State offers the second most amount of Doctorates in the CSU. The university also has extensions in Singapore, offering a unique IMBA (International Master's in Business Administration). Sac State is the first and only of the 23 CSUs to have an international program, and is the only California university to establish itself in Singapore.

The campus is consistently one of the top three destinations amongst all universities in the state for California Community College students, welcoming over 4,000 new transfers each academic year.

Sacramento State is designated as a "Center of Academic Excellence" by the Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency (NSA). Each year the university sponsors multiple faculty and student Fulbright Scholars, both abroad and in-residence. Sac State is also member of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities and the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities. The university has over 30 research centers & institutes. Sac State contributes close to $1 billion annually, on average, to the Sacramento Region.

The Center for California Studies' Capital Fellows Program is ranked one of the top 10 internships in the nation. With nearly 2,000 students, its School of Nursing is the second largest in the CSU, graduating nearly 800 skilled nurses annually achieving 100% pass rate on the NCLEX. The school's Division of Criminal Justice one of the largest programs in all of North America enrolling nearly 1,800 students in the department. Sac State also has the largest Co-Op program in the State of California, offering various paid or credit-earned internship opportunities for students. The University is an American Heart Association designated training campus, boasting their own ambulance and a specialized curriculum for nursing and Pre-Med students. The campus houses the United States Geological Survey Water Division.

Sacramento State's main campus sits on over 300 acres, covered with over 3,500 trees from building to building and over 1,200 resting in the unique University Arboretum (formerly the Goethe Arboretum). The University is the site of two National Register of Historic Places, the Julia Morgan House and the Pony Express. The Arbor Day Foundation officially declared the university "Tree Campus USA" in 2012. The university has been distinguished as a U.S. President's National & Community Service Honor Roll member in 2013.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $16,632.00 avg tuition

6000 J St
Sacramento, CA 95819-2694
(916) 278-6011

Apply online Admissions:
www.csus.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:
https://webapps1.csus.edu/faid_ge..

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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California State University-Sacramento

Statistics:
Applied 17,557
Admitted 12,440 71%
Enrolled total 2,732
Full Time: 2,625
Part Time 107
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 410 530
SAT Math 430 540
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 17 23
ACT English 15 23
ACT Math 17 24
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 83%
4-year graduation rate 10%
6-year graduation rate 44%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline 2014-11-30
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Recommended
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

California State University-Sacramento

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $5,472.00 $5,472.00 $16,632.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,101.00 $1,101.00 $1,101.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $372.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,738.00 $6,738.00 $15,666.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $1,101.00 $1,101.00 $1,101.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $372.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $11,518.00 $11,970.00 $4,054.00
Other Expenses $3,590.00 $4,034.00 $4,054.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $55.00
Graduate Application Fee $55.00
Books and Supplies $1,746.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 71%
Percent receiving grant aid 57%
Avg amount of grant aid $10,012.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 38%
Avg amount of student loan aid $5,205.00

California State University-Sacramento

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
Asian Studies/Civilization X
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other X
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business Administration and Management, General X X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Journalism X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X X
EDUCATION
Business Teacher Education X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X X
Education, General X
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education X
ENGINEERING
Civil Engineering, General X X
Computer Engineering, General X X
Computer Software Engineering X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Mechanical Engineering X X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician X
Engineering Technology, General X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
French Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General X X
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General X
Physical Therapy/Therapist X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
HISTORY
History, General X X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Humanities/Humanistic Studies X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Gerontology X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X X
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies X X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X
Social Work X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X X
Economics, General X X
Geography X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Social Sciences, General X
Sociology X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X X
Cinematography and Film/Video Production X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X X
Graphic Design X
Interior Design X
Music Performance, General X X
Music, General X
Photography X

California State University-Sacramento Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Stanley B. Fowler Memorial Fund Scholarship Varies March 03, 2017

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