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California State University Sacramento, founded in 1947, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 282-acre campus is located on the eastern edge of Sacramento, along the American River.

Website: www.csus.edu/

Public
Co-ed
28,064
Undergraduate
Students
(55.7%) 15,625 Women
(44.3%) 12,439 Men
2,606
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
68% of 24,137 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
November 30

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.42
SAT Math
470-570 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
470-570 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
17-23 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $25,472
Out-of-state: $37,352
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,934
Out-of-state: $18,814
Room and Board
$14,396
Average Percent of Need Met
61%
Average Freshman Award
$10,662
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$20,052
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
690
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 4% of classes
10-19 students: 13% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 24% of classes
40-49 students: 13% of classes
50-99 students: 12% of classes
Over 100 students: 3% of classes
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Campus Life

Sacramento Population
475,516
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
7% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Hornet
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
21.5% Asian
6.1% Black/African-American
31.9% Hispanic/Latino
6.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.7% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
26.7% White
6.4% Unknown
International Students
3.0%
First-Year Students Returning
83.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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