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California State University - Sacramento Admissions

Sacramento State admissions is somewhat selective with an acceptance rate of 68%. Students that get into Sacramento State have an average SAT score between 940-1140 or an average ACT score of 17-23. The regular admissions application deadline for Sacramento State is November 30.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
68%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
24,132
SAT Range
940-1140
SAT Reading
470-570
SAT Math
470-570
Students Submitting SAT
91%
ACT Range
17-23
ACT English
16-23
ACT Math
17-24
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
28%

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Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
November 30
Early Decision Deadline
Early Action Deadline
Offers Early Decision
Yes
Offers Early Action
Yes
Application Fee
$55
Application Website
Accepts Common App
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Neither required nor recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Required
  • Recommendations
    Neither required nor recommended
Poll
55%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.112 responses
Poll
53%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.112 responses
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