Sacramento State Rankings and Evaluation

Overview

California State University-Sacramento is ranked 56th in California Colleges and 22nd in Federal Region IX.
Next statements evaluate California State University-Sacramento by comparing key academic facts to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.
  • It has average tuition & fees of $19,298.
  • The acceptance rate (82%) is much higher (very easy to get in).
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,040 SAT, 19 ACT) is average.
  • It has very large number of students of 31,902.
  • It offers relatively fewer area of study (101 programs).
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California Colleges
#56 in California Colleges
Federal Region IX
#22 in Federal Region IX

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of Sacramento State are $19,298 (out-of-state rate) and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Sacramento $19,298

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Public, 4-Years Colleges $18,895

4-Years Colleges $22,926

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California $20,072

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of Sacramento State are $18,356 (out-of-state rate) and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Sacramento $18,356

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Public, 4-Years Colleges $20,343

4-Years Colleges $18,848

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California $21,760

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Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of Sacramento State is 82% and it is much higher (very easy to get in) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Sacramento 82%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 72%

4-Years Colleges 68%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 58%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of Sacramento State is 18% and the yield is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Sacramento 18%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 32%

4-Years Colleges 35%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 20%

SAT Scores

The average SAT score submitted by enrolled students at Sacramento State is 1,040 and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Sacramento 1,040

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Public, 4-Years Colleges 1,112

4-Years Colleges 1,124

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 1,167

ACT Scores

The average ACT score submitted by enrolled students at Sacramento State is 19 and it is lower compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Sacramento 19

All U.S. Colleges 68

Public, 4-Years Colleges 67

4-Years Colleges 68

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 70

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Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at Sacramento State is 55% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Sacramento 55%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 48%

4-Years Colleges 51%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 54%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at Sacramento State is 3% and it is much lower (most first-time students continue to attend) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Sacramento 3%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 23%

4-Years Colleges 24%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 8%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at Sacramento State is 81% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Sacramento 81%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 74%

4-Years Colleges 73%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 85%

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Student Population

The total student population at Sacramento State is 31,902 and its population very large compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Sacramento 31,902

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Public, 4-Years Colleges 11,396

4-Years Colleges 4,686

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 20,004

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at Sacramento State is $8,578 which is 44.45% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Sacramento $8,578

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Public, 4-Years Colleges $7,301

4-Years Colleges $12,161

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California $9,399

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at Sacramento State is 26 to 1 and the ratio is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Sacramento 26 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17 to 1

4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 24 to 1

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Number of Programs

Sacramento State offers 101 programs and it means relatively fewer area of study compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Sacramento 101

All U.S. Colleges 37

Public, 4-Years Colleges 108

4-Years Colleges 58

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 120

Number of Online Programs

Sacramento State offers 2 online programs and it means limited online classes compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Sacramento 2

All U.S. Colleges 13

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17

4-Years Colleges 15

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 7

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