California State University, Sacramento

6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819
(916) 278-6011

Sacramento State, affectionately called Sac State, is an outstanding and affordable comprehensive university just a few miles from California's Capitol. (Visit our page on "The Capital's University.")

Classrooms, labs, offices, and other facilities are nestled in a 3,500-tree urban forest alongside the American River. In addition to the bustling University life, all that Sacramento has to offer is moments away.

Our exceptional faculty is dedicated to student success, with one professor for every 27 students and an average of 34 students in each classroom. Sac State's legacy is its proud alumni, who make up the heart of the region's workforce and some of its finest leaders.

Graduate Majors

Arts & Letters

Business Administration

Continuing Education


Engineering & Computer Science

Health & Human Services

Natural Sciences & Mathematics

Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Studies

Student Life

Our beautiful campus is an urban oasis, nestled alongside the American River in the heart of California's dynamic capital city. You'll find plenty to do after classes and homework are done. Student life at Sac State is fun! You'll make new friends, and your experiences will be unforgettable.

You might play rugby. Go bass fishing. Scale The WELL's challenging rock wall. Learn Scottish country dancing. Meditate. Take up wakeboarding through the Sac State Aquatic Center . Join a club . Volunteer to help others . Live on campus and get involved, cheer on Hornet athletes competing at the NCAA Division I level. Attend Sac State's top-notch theater and dance productions. Take in an art show. Play billiards. Get fit. Go skiing, backpacking, or snowboarding with Peak Adventures . Read a book beneath one of our 3,500 shade trees. Jump on the 32-mile American River Bike Trail (aka the Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail) at the Guy West Bridge and take a long ride or a run through a unique riparian habitat.

Sac State is just minutes from the city's best restaurants, fast-food eateries, and shopping areas. Arden Fair Mall, home to Nordstrom, Macy's and the Apple Store, is four miles away. The campus is less than eight miles from the State Capitol. (Visit our page on "The Capital's University.) The city of Sacramento offers a myriad of museums to explore and plenty of festivals to entertain you throughout the year. San Francisco, Northern California's wine country, the Sierra Nevada, and historic Gold Rush towns are popular weekend destinations.

At Sacramento State, you can Redefine the Possible every single day.

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