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Colleges / California State University, Sacramento

California State University, Sacramento

Sacramento, CA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate94%

About CSU Sacramento

California State University, Sacramento is a public, state university in the city of Sacramento, California. CSU Sacramento was founded in 1947. The university enrolls around 31,549 students per year, including 28,881 undergraduates.

CSU Sacramento Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into CSU Sacramento. The acceptance rate at CSU Sacramento is 94%. Out of 22,624 applications received in 2022, 21,213 students were offered admission.

California State University, Sacramento Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 94%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.4
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 11.1%

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California State University, Sacramento is located in the city of Sacramento, California,.

If you want to see CSU Sacramento for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 50 to Sacramento, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Sacramento Metropolitan.

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College Info

6000 J Street Sacramento, CA 95819

Campus Setting: Urban

CSU Sacramento Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Nov 30

Transfer Applications are Due

Nov 30

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to CSU Sacramento is Nov 30.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to CSU Sacramento is Nov 30.

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CSU Sacramento SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

880 - 1100


Math SAT Range

440 - 550


Reading SAT Range

450 - 540

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1100 and Above


880 to 1100


880 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for CSU Sacramento students is 1035. Applicants with SAT scores of 1100 and above have a good chance of being admitted to CSU Sacramento, while applicants with SAT scores between 880 to 1100 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 880 have a low chance of being offered a spot at CSU Sacramento.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at CSU Sacramento is like? There are approximately 31,549 students enrolled at CSU Sacramento, including 28,881 undergraduate students and 2,668 graduate students. 80% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from CA and 1% percent of students are from other states.


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