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California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento

(4.4/5 based on 45 reviews on the web)
California State University, Sacramento, founded in 1947 as Sacramento State College, is a public comprehensive university in the city of Sacramento, the capital city of the U.S. state of California. It is the eleventh oldest school in the 23 campus California State University system. The university enrolls approximately 29,000 students annually, 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 2 Doctoral degrees. The university also has extensions in Singapore, offering a unique IMBA .The campus is consistently one of the top three destinations among all universities in the state for California Community College students, welcoming over 4,000 new transfers each academic year.The campus sits on 300 acres, covered with over 3,500 trees and over 1,200 resting in the University Arboretum . The university is the site of two National Register of Historic Places, the Julia Morgan House and the terminus of 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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  • Not sure why CSUS is on TA's list, it's not really a tourist destination. CSUS is an average state university and worth a visit if you or a relative is thinking of attending. Otheerwise, no special at...  more »
  • California State University, Sacramento is one university that will always remain in my memory. Before it became a university, it was just a college called Sacramento State College. My husband and I m...  more »
  • This would be a good place to go to school to learn but relax on the weekends. its not much of a party school its probably great fit for you.  more »
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  • Perfect university (so far for me...) and great professors here!
  • Very nice campus. Its country-like surroundings offer a relaxing atmosphere. Have had positive learning experiences.
  • Thought it was a terrible school when I went there...I finished my undergrad and got a master's somewhere else. Parking is terrible, tickets are frequent, professors/education is low quality, Lassen Hall (admin/records + financial aid) are a pain to deal with. Not really professional IMO and the instructors don't seem to care much about their students or prepare them for success. It's also tiring to see so many of the five star posters espousing illiterate crap like "Drugs", or "Best collage eva", "verv nice", and some posters who have yet to even attend the school. There are some substantive reviews that are positive, but many of these flippant five star reviews really make me question the quality of the education obtained here.
  • I graduated from this school back in 2000. I transferred from SCC in Solano County. Graduated with a BA in Communications. Found this a very nice campus and a good education. Although, in hindsight, wish I'd went for a more demanding major. Overall A beautiful campus and some great professors. I would recommend, especially if your a Communications major.
  • The ethnic studies department is racist and they teach racist propaganda. Terrible campus with people riding around on all kinds of wheeled devices. People are rude while the staff that teaches there doesn't give a damn about teaching you 2 sides instead it's one the same liberal ass backwards crap. Students are rude to each other and staff could careless about their jobs. Go somewhere else trust me the classes you need are never available especially if you are graduating doesn't matter. One of the worst CSU campuses in California.