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California State University, Sacramento

Check whether California State University, Sacramento is right for you as an international student.

Uni facts

Sacramento, USA
  • Type
    Public
  • Rank
    931
  • International students
    700
  • Nationalities
    120
  • Total programs
    269
  • Acceptance rate
    64%

Study abroad at California State University, Sacramento

California State University, Sacramento (CSUS) is a popular university in sunny Sacramento, the capital of California, USA. It’s vast campus measures 300 acres and is brimming with modern buildings, lush green spaces, and fabulous eateries.

CSUS has been creating future leaders through its dynamic approach and innovative programs since 1947. The University provides undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral courses across a range of subjects, from art to geology - there’s something for all.

The University’s outstanding facilities provide a fantastic learning environment. As an international student at CSUS, you’ll have access to a huge library, a handy career center, a high-quality sports stadium, and numerous study zones.

The athletics teams are known as the Sacramento State Hornets, currently competing in NCAA Division I. CSUS is represented by 21 teams across a number of sports, including baseball, basketball, rowing, tennis, and volleyball.

California State University, Sacramento logo

Why study at CSUS?

  • Secure environment

    The University’s campus is incredibly safe

  • Great career prospects

    Lots of internships and job opportunities in Sacramento

  • Affordable tuition

    CSUS has some of the lowest tuition fees in the USA

  • Green surroundings

    The campus is home to 3,500 trees and several bicycle trails

Life as an international student

The University has a multicultural student population, with 33,000 students calling it home. There are 700 international students from over 120 countries studying at CSUS, and the atmosphere on campus is vibrantly cosmopolitan.

There are plenty of accommodation options at The University. The rooms are comfortable, clean, spacious, and conveniently located on or near campus. The student neighborhoods are a social hive, and you’ll make lifelong friends in no time.

There’s loads to do in your spare time at CSUS, there are countless events and over 300 student organizations. Whether you go water skiing at the aquatics center or visit a nearby national park, one thing is for sure, boredom will be a thing of the past.

Student life & facilities

Group of students planning a presentation in a living room
  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
    • Museum
  • Fitness Centre
    • Spin Studio
    • Climbing Walls
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes
    • Dance Studio
    • Swimming Pool
    • Treatment Rooms
    • Fitness Center Physiotherapist
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    • No. of Swimming pools
    • No. of Baseball Pitches
    • No. of Badminton Courts
    • No. of Tennis Courts
    • No. of Climbing Wall 1
    • No. of Basketball Courts
    • No. of Athletics Track
    • No. of volleyball courts
  • IT Support
    • Loan Laptops
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Physiotherapy
    • Child Development Assessment & Immunization
    • Campus Pharmacy
    • Family Planning
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
    • Emergency Contraception
  • Transport
    • Campus Bus Service
    • Bike Rental
    • Car Rental
    • Campus parking
    • On-Campus Shuttle
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants
    • Cafe’s
  • Sports Facilities
    • No. of Natural Turf American Football Pitches
    • Sport facilities
    • No. of Natural Turf Soccer Pitches
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organizations 300
  • Praying Rooms
    • Individual Praying Rooms
    • Language Center
    • Group Praying Rooms
    • Pre sessional English Academic skills courses
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support
    • Peer & Buddy Program

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Fees and funding

  • Undergraduate tuition - $16,800 per year
  • Graduate tuition - $15,800 per year
  • MBA tuition - $20,400 per year

International Student Fee Waiver Program

International Programs and Global Engagement offers a limited number of international fee waivers for high achieving students. International fee waivers are awarded in one-unit increments, waiving the non-resident portion of the number of units awarded.

Fee waivers are awarded in one-unit increments. Each one-unit international student fee waiver will reduce your tuition by $396 per unit awarded.

Location

California State University, Sacramento

6000 J St, Sacramento, CA 95819, United States

Sacramento is a super-friendly city with great weather, food, and social venues. CSUS is located in the heart of the city, and reaching downtown Sacramento is extremely easy thanks to the city’s awesome transport networks.

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Visa requirements for California State University, Sacramento

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

USA student visa requirements