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Sacramento State strive to provide best in class graduate education in the heart of California’s capital. The University is home to some of the top programs, centers, scholars, and students in the country, collectively comprising an environment of growth and learning where students, faculty, and staff come to redefine the possible.

News and World report

#20 in Top Public Schools (2018/19)
#69 in Regional Universities West (2018/19)

Forbes Ranking

#91 in the West (2018)
#95 America’s Best Value Colleges (2019)

THE World University Ranking

#601-800 Universities in the World (2019)

Best Colleges for Your Money

#150 Best College for Money (2018)


The California State University Sacramento (Sacramento Stateis fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, AACSB International. The AACSB International is the only agency that the U.S. Department of Education recognizes as having the ability to accredit collegiate business programs. Sacramento State has been accredited by the AACSB International since 1963 at the undergraduate level and since 1970 at the graduate level.

The California State University Sacramento (Sacramento State) is also accredited by the Senior College Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). WASC is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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