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  • Students

    Find out more about the characteristics of students who attend Sac State.

  • Admissions

    See how many students applied, accepted, and enrolled at Sac State. Learn more about students’ high school preparation and test scores.

  • College Costs & Financial Aid

    Learn about costs to attend Sac State and how much financial aid is typically awarded.

  • Net Price Calculator

    Estimate your cost to attend Sac State in a few simple steps.

  • Classes and Campus Life

    Learn more about professors, where students live, and campus safety at Sac State.

  • Student Experiences

    Discover ways to be actively involved in your education at Sac State – inside and outside the classroom.

  • Majors, Graduation and Next Steps

    See which majors are most popular at Sac State and what recent graduates plan to do after earning their bachelor's degree.

  • Student Success & Progress

    Discover how many students who start at Sac State finish their bachelor's degree and how long it takes.

  • Student Learning Outcomes

    Figure out what learning gains to expect in critical thinking, writing, and other important subjects at Sac State.

  • Public Good

New Student Applications (Fall 2013)

Of the 20,803 new freshman applicants, 71% were admitted and 23% of the admitted students enrolled at California State University, Sacramento in Fall 2013.
Of the 12,264 transfer applicants, 89% were admitted and 40% of the admitted students enrolled at California State University, Sacramento in Fall 2013.

New Freshmen High School Background and Test Scores

Test(s) Required for Admission: SAT or ACT recommended

Shows middle 50% of testing range
Test Scores of Enrolled New Freshmen ACT SAT
Composite 17 - 23  
Math 17 - 24 420 - 540
English 15 - 22  
Critical Reading   410 - 520
50% of enrolled students have test scores within the ranges listed, 25% have scores above, and 25% have scores below.
High School Preparation
High School Background of Enrolled New Freshmen
Percent in top of graduating class Data Not Available
Average High School GPA (4-point scale) 3.25
Percent of new freshmen reporting High School GPA 100%