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California State University-Sacramento Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 4,503 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 107 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

58% Women
42% Men


NCAA Division I-AA

Big Sky Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country/Track

Western Athletic Conference

  • Baseball

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $161,131)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $106,739)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 33 70 Yes -
Baseball 34 - - -
Basketball 14 20 - Yes
Football 88 - - -
Golf 7 7 - Yes
Gymnastics - 19 - -
Rowing - 53 Yes -
Soccer 23 25 - Yes
Softball - 24 - Yes
Tennis 12 17 Yes Yes
Volleyball - 16 Yes Yes
Badminton - - Yes -
Bowling - - - Yes
Cheerleading/Dance Team - - Yes -
Court Sports - - Yes Yes
Cricket - - Yes -
Cycling - - Yes -
Dance - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes -
Martial Arts/Self Defense - - Yes -
Mountaineering/Climbing - - Yes -
Outdoor Fitness/Recreation - - Yes -
Rugby - - Yes -
Sailing - - Yes -
Skiing - - Yes -
Swimming and Diving - - Yes -
Table Tennis - - Yes -
Water Sports - - Yes -
Weight Lifting - - Yes -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.7%
Asian/Pacific Islander 18.4%
Black/non-Hispanic 6.7%
Hispanic 16.4%
Non-resident alien 2.5%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 13.6%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 41.7%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Marching Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
  • Opera
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
  • International Student Organization
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 4
Drug Law Violation 9
Liquor Law Violation 5
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 8
Property Crime 23
Reviews Dorm Life


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • Kaycie from Sacramento, CA
  • Jan-25-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The cafeteria food is so good! And there's also so many restaurants close by to choose from as well.

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  • 3
  • Ashia from Sacramento, CA
  • Jan-19-2015 I am a current student here

    Food is good on campus, although I wish there was more variety- for instance there are two Panda Express locations. I don't understand at all why we need two of them instead of having another, different place to eat. Also, you will quickly run out of money constantly eating on campus, so it is better and healthier to bring your lunch.

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  • 5
  • from Roseville, CA
  • Dec-25-2014 I am a current student here

    There are a lot of food chains on campus. Panda Express, Subway, Starbucks, Togo's, Burger King, Jamba Juice, Round Table, and some other smaller food places not including the dorm dining common ad the market next to it. You'll never be out of food options on campus.

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  • 5
  • Erika from Somerset, CA
  • Dec-22-2014 I am a current student here

    The food here is wonderful! If you are grabbing something in the cafeteria or going to Starbucks. They have a wide variety of choices and I have never had a bad experience with any of the employees. In fact, I'd go as far as to say I have befriended some on accident.

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  • 4
  • Anonymous
  • Oct-10-2014 I am a current student here

    There are many options and plenty of indoor and outdoor seating.

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  • 3
  • Angie from California
  • Sep-04-2014 I am a current student here

    People just stare at you if go eat at the dining commons alone, like why can't someone enjoy eating peacefully by themselves! I do love the food they offer for luch. Many options to choose from. There are many restaurants in the Union.

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  • 3
  • Rachel from Elk Grove, CA
  • Jul-20-2014 I am a current student here

    There's lots of options, but it's mostly coffee shops and fast food. There are some healthy options, but they typically cost more.

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  • 3
  • Student
  • Apr-29-2014 I am a current student here

    The food is about the same as any college. There is a diversity in dining options, from the school's restaurant, to Indian and even Vietnamese food options.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Rachel from Elk Grove, CA
  • Jul-20-2014 I am a current student here

    There's lots of it. You're not pressured into joining, but don't be surprised if you find Greek letters written on the ground in chalk.

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  • 0
  • Student
  • Apr-29-2014 I am a current student here

    The campus has sororities and fraternities to meet any interest.

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  • 0
  • Darya from Modesto, CA
  • Mar-27-2014 I am a current student here

    There are many events on and off campus hosted by fraternities and sororities that even outside students can participate in.

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  • 0
  • Elizabeth from Fairfield, CA
  • Feb-19-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek Life is great. I myself am part of the Alpha Phi Chapter on the campus and would not trade this experience for anything. Its worth it and definitely helps you create friends that last a lifetime.

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  • 0
  • Hayley from Sacramento, CA
  • Dec-20-2013 I am a current student here

    Theres too many sorority and faternity clubs here to mention but if your interested in joining one i'm positive that you'll find one that suits your interest. Don't worry about getting into the one you want to join either because they except more than 80% of their applicants.

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  • 0
  • SacStudent2017
  • Nov-30-2013 I am a current student here

    The Greek Life can be fun but it is ridiculous expensive. If your ready for the financial burden, definitely join because it will make your college life worthwhile.

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  • Jaimee from Sacramento, CA
  • Oct-21-2013 I am a current student here

    Personally I do not have much input on this; however, from everyone I know who has been involved, Greek Life provides a wonderful outlet and family-oriented feeling.

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