California State University Sacramento California’s Capital University
California State University, SacramentoCalifornia’s Capital UniversityCAPITAL REGION • Campus is located on 300 tree-filled acres along the American River, just five miles from the State Capitol building in a metropolitan area of nearly 2 million residents • Sacramento is one of the most affordable big cities in California • Extensive research and internship opportunities in Sacramento • Within a two hour drive to the bay area, Napa Valley and Sierra-Lake Tahoe • Variety of recreational facilities and professional sports teams Did You Know? The University seal in the state seal encircled by the University’s name, symbolizing the strong link between CSUS and the state government.
California State University, SacramentoCalifornia’s Capital UniversityCAMPUS HIGHLIGHTS • Fall 2003 CSUS will welcome new President Alexander Gonzalez • Enrollment of 28,566- The third largest growth in the CSU System • Awarded over 124,000 degrees since 1947 • Student to Faculty Ratio 21:1 and 70% of classes are under 50 • The largest Cooperative Education Program in California
California State University, SacramentoCalifornia’s Capital UniversitySTUDENT LIFE & SERVICES • Associated Students Incorporated • Career Center & Internship Placement • College Assistance Migrant Program • Cooper-Woodson College Enhancement Program • Cooperative Education Program • Crime Prevention and Security Programs • Educational Opportunity Program • Hornet Welcome Week • Learning Communities • New Student Orientation • Science Educational Equity Program • Services to Students With Disabilities Did You Know? We offer students extensive computer services and network access in computer labs throughout campus and all students are offered free email and Internet access.
Over 400 Student-Athletes compete in one of 20 NCAA Team Sports CSUS competes at the Division I level and most teams compete in the Big Sky Conference Scholarships are offered in all sports $1.5 million improvements to the Athletic Complex Students may compete on CSUS sport club teams which include water ski, ice hockey, weightlifting and men’s and women’s rugby Aquatic Center at Lake Natoma is one of the top rowing venues in the country California State University, SacramentoCalifornia’s Capital UniversityATHLETICS & SPORT CLUBS
Average GPA of First-Time Freshmen 3.18 and Transfers 3.12 61 percent of Undergraduates are Transfers Women make up 60 percent of student body Average age is 24 Ethnicity Breakdown: Caucasian 46% Asian/Pacific 17% Hispanic 13% African American 6% Native American 1% Foreign 3% Other 14% California State University, SacramentoCalifornia’s Capital UniversitySTUDENT PROFILE Did you know? CSUS ranks 25th in the nation for most bachelor’s degrees to minority students 2000-01 ( Black Issues in Higher Education 2002).
Must Meet CSU Freshmen & Transfer Admission Requirements Lower Division Transfers are strongly recommended to complete written communication and math/quantitative reasoning CSUS prefer that you apply online atwww.csumentor.edu Freshmen Priority Admission Day- October 25th and November 8th Check Application Status at https://webapps1.csus.edu/admr/Admit_Status All admission requirements i.e. units, gpa, and specific courses must be completed prior to the “summer” semester before a fall enrollment and before the “fall” semester for a spring enrollment for both high school and transfer applicants. California State University, SacramentoCalifornia’s Capital UniversityADMISSIONS Did you Know? 78 percent of CSUS students say the University was their first or only choice.
Numerous types of financial aid are available, including grants, loans, scholarships and work-study. - CSUS FAFSA code 001150 - Our CSUS scholarship deadline is mid-March - FAFSA will not be processed until Admission application is on file 50% of CSUS students receive financial aid CSUS offers one of the best higher education values in the country Estimated student cost for a two-semester academic year living off-campus: *Fees $2035 Books 1206 Food/housing 8435 Personal Expenses 1923 Transportation 870Total $14,325 California State University, SacramentoCalifornia’s Capital UniversityFINANCIAL AID & COST
Five Residence Halls house approximately 1,000 residents Rooms are air conditioned and furnished with high speed internet access and telephone line for each resident Recreational Rooms with large screen televisions, study lounge and outdoor facilities including swimming pool, basketball and tennis courts Annual Cost $ 6,143- 6,523 depending on meal plan • Residential Hall License Agreement will be sent in May. Priority for assignment of bed-space will be based on the date the license agreement materials and payment are received by the University California State University, SacramentoCalifornia’s Capital UniversityHOUSING & RESIDENTIAL LIFE
California State University, SacramentoCalifornia’s Capital UniversityMAJOR & PROGRAM UPDATE • Seven Academic Divisions including the School of the Arts, University Library and Regional Continuing Education • 60 Undergraduate Degree Programs Five Most Popular Majors: Business, Criminal Justice, Liberal Studies, Communications and Psychology • Our upper division Clinical Nursing Program Continues to be Impacted • Upper division Graphic Design major will be impacted Fall 2004 • 80 Distance-Learning courses are taught via the Internet and cable channels Did You Know? The Criminal Justice program at CSUS is the largest one west of the Mississippi.
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California State University, SacramentoCalifornia’s Capital UniversityHOW TO CONTACT US California State University, Sacramento6000 J StreetSacramento, CA 95819-6056www.csus.edu University Outreach Services Lassen Hall 3000 (916) 278-7362 On-line at www.csus.edu/outreach Created by Charles Cole