California State University-Sacramento

Acceptance Rate 83 %
SAT Average 1,030
Tuition & Fees $19,298
Student Population 32,293
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $8,755

Academic Overview

California State University-Sacramento Campus, Sacramento, CA
California State University-Sacramento is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Sacramento, California. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $7,418 for California residents and $19,298 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 32,293 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 83% and the graduation rate is 54% last year.
The salary after graduation from California State University-Sacramento varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $54,200. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of California State University-Sacramento are $7,418 for California residents and $19,298 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $8,852 for in-state students and $18,356 for out-of-state students.
California State University-Sacramento 2021 Tuition & Fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Sacramento State. The acceptance rate of Sacramento State is 83% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 18%. The average graduation rate is 54% and the transfer-out rate is 3%. The average received amount of financial aid is $8,755 and 72% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 32,293 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 26 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for California State University-Sacramento is 83 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for California State University-Sacramento is 54 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for California State University-Sacramento is 3 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for California State University-Sacramento is 81 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for California State University-Sacramento is 32,293
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for California State University-Sacramento is 26 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
26 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,755 at California State University-Sacramento.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Sacramento State offers 103 major programs through online and on-site education where 4 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree552
Post Bachelor's Degree30
Master's Degree402
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship10
Doctor's degree - professional practice20
Doctor's degree - other20

Special Learning Opportunities

California State University-Sacramento offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:2,139)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,764)

Veterans Benefits

California State University-Sacramento has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges