California State University - Sacramento
aka Sacramento State
A World-Class Education in a Vibrant Urban Oasis
An urban city setting located on 300 acres of green campus space, California State University, or Sacramento State, is one of the most prominent universities in the area. This green and gold clad school offers over 60 undergraduate degrees and 40 masters degrees.
Sacramento State was established in 1947, flourishing well along the American River. This public school offers over 20 varsity sports (NCAA Division I Big Sky Conference), each sport eagerly cheered on by beloved Herky the Hornet (originally Hercules). Sacramento State also offers 300 clubs, and countless excellent academic programs, two of the most popular being the business and health sectors.
Some interesting facts you may not have known about this California State University branch are that it is 1). a member of the Carnegie Foundation for Community Involvement and 2). a member of Tree Campus USA, the entire campus holding 3,500 trees!
Noted Alumni: Tom Hanks