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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
28,251
Undergraduate
Students
(55.0%) 15,543 Women
(45.0%) 12,708 Men
2,905
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
82% of 27,576 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
 
Early Decision Offered
 
Regular Admission Deadline
November 30

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.39
SAT Math
520 average
470-570 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
520 average
470-570 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
19 average
16-22 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $27,130
Out-of-state: $39,010
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,368
Out-of-state: $19,248
Room and Board
$15,224
Average Percent of Need Met
61%
Average Freshman Award
$10,331
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$23,460
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
830
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
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
7% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Hornet
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
19.9% Asian
6.0% Black/African-American
34.8% Hispanic/Latino
6.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.9% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
27.1% White
4.8% Unknown
International Students
2.2%
First-Year Students Returning
83.4%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
12.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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