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California State University, Sacramento

6000 J St, Sacramento, CA 95819-6000
+1 916-278-4933
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I graduated in 1994 and wow, things have changed

The student union is now huge. Back when I was going there, I signed a petition to expand the Union... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
John W
,
Santa Ana, California
Revisiting Alma Mater

Much has changed over the years and somethings have stayed the same. The campus is growing and... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
tmeebg
,
Sacramento, California
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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6000 J St, Sacramento, CA 95819-6000
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

The student union is now huge. Back when I was going there, I signed a petition to expand the Union and it looks like it passed as the new Union is quite a bit larger then I remember. Also, lots of new buildings and several...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Much has changed over the years and somethings have stayed the same. The campus is growing and improving but, the academics are STILL some of the best in certain fields of study, Criminal Justice, Engineering, and Business. Not all schools should be based on their...More

Thank tmeebg
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Took a ride down memory lane and was thrilled to see the old and the new. Very nice gardens near J street.

Thank marc c
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Not sure why CSUS is on TA's list, it's not really a tourist destination. CSUS is an average state university and worth a visit if you or a relative is thinking of attending. Otheerwise, no special attractions or reasons for a tourist visit. If going...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 21 October 2016

California State University, Sacramento is one university that will always remain in my memory. Before it became a university, it was just a college called Sacramento State College. My husband and I met at this university (then a college) in 1968. There were international students...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This would be a good place to go to school to learn but relax on the weekends. its not much of a party school its probably great fit for you.

Thank Isabel R
Reviewed 3 September 2016

I'm slightly biased about this campus, however, I would argue that the proximity to the rive is the best thing going. Opportunities for recreation are in abundance on this campus and surrounding areas. Students enrolled prior to 2010 have full access to "The Well," a...More

Thank ibkphoto
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I graduated from here in early 1974. I live about five miles away and ride my bike through the campus on a regular basis. Stay away Monday the Friday because of so many students. Weekends are best and easier to ride without stopping. So many...More

Thank M P
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

My son is interested in attending the university next year. We scheduled a campus tour online. The young man that gave the tour was very informative & very easy going. We were impressed not only with the campus, but with the students as well.

Thank LYDIA M
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Dorm closure & graduation are at the SAME TIME in the afternoon on same day! LUNACY!!! NO available parking (but lots of parking tix issued!) Very poor planning even though parents complain every year. Still not safe for women to walk on campus alone at...More

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