California State University, Sacramento Profile

California State University, Sacramento (Sacramento State or Sac State) is a leading public university located in the city of Sacramento, California (USA). It was founded as Sacramento State College in 1947.

The university has the following Colleges:
- Arts & Letters
- Business Administration
- Continuing Education (CCE)
- Education
- Engineering & Computer Science
- Health & Human Services
- Natural Sciences & Mathematics
- Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Studies


- Placed in Tier 3 among the Master's Universities in the west (U.S. News & World Report America’s Best Colleges 2010).

- 67th in the US News Ranking of Best Graduate Social Work Programs (2009).

- Ranked as the 57th-best Masters-level university in the West (US News and World Report 2007).


- Sacramento State is fully accredited by the Western Association of School-Colleges Association.

- The Division of Social Work is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

- The College of Business Administration (CBA) is fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, AACSB International.

- The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.

- The physical therapy programs are fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).

- All of the degree programs offered by the Music Department is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

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