California State University, Sacramento

California State University, Sacramento

California, United States | Public


California State University, Sacramento was founded in 1947 as Sacramento State College earlier. It comprises seven academic colleges which offer around 58 graduation disciplines. The campus is honoured by the Carnegie foundation for community engagement and is also designated as ‘tree campus USA’ with 3500 trees on 350 acres area.




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The University is located in Sacramento, a city capital of California State. It is a few miles away the east downtown along the American River Parkway.


The campus of the University is bordered by the American river to the east. The north end of the campus is decorated with University Arboretum. The campus is dominated by trees so it is also called as ‘tree campus USA’ sometimes.
The university is doing a notable work in research that it proudly harbours more than 30 research institutes within it. Namely, they are,

  • California Smart Grid Centre
  • Archaeological Research Centre
  • Centre for African peace and Conflict resolution Centre
  • STEM cell research
  • North Central Information Centre
  • Office of Water Programs
  • Residing Options

    The California State University, Sacramento provides residence halls. The housing complex provides shelter to approximately 1700 students. To name a few halls, they are Desmond Hall, Draper Hall, Jenkins Hall, Sierra Hall and Sutter Hall.
    Living in residential halls gives an opportunity to students to meet each other as they come from different nations, culture and communities. They thoroughly enjoy this international get-together. As studies as kept on the priority basis, the residential halls are just a few minutes away from the library, campus, etc so that students have convenience in reaching there.
    The University also has Off-campus housing options, which is available at upper east side lofts. Generally Off-campus residence is marginally cheaper and one can enjoy his privacy. However, one should choose the location wisely as it must not be far from the campus.


    CSU, Sacramento is one of the best Universities in the US and it harbours the talented pool of teachers and professors.

    Jobs and placements

    The University has a strong network of alumni. Therefore, the placement ration is quite high. However, the University also insists on placement tests for students. None of the students is registered until he takes up these tests.

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