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California State University, Sacramento

6000 J St, Sacramento, CA 95819
(916) 278-4933
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Ranked #28 of 98 attractions in Sacramento
Type: Educational Sites
Most recent review
- Apr 9, 2014
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Sacramento, California, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I found it to be a good university with an excellent curriculum and I loved the selection of internships one could choose to pursue as part of their course plan.

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Chico, CA
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130 reviews 130 reviews
74 attraction reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I got my secondary credential at Sac State in the mid 80's, and was impressed by the way it was structured. I was comparing it to Chico State, but it was much more hands-on and thus a much better preparation for what would be faced in an actual classroom. In the second semester of a two semester program, we had... More

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Los Angeles, California
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90 reviews 90 reviews
39 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I grew up in the area and have been on campus a few times, but never attended the university or anything. The campus is nice, lots of grassy areas and courtyards. However, if it is not a particularly impressive campus. It's rather standard, some buildings are nicer than others and have a nice design, but it's simple. There is not... More

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Rio Linda, California, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I graduated from California State University, Sacramento (how I refer to it and what it still should be called) back in the late 80's. I still like to walk the campus sometimes because it is gorgeous. There are giant Blue Aptos Sequoia trees everywhere, along with a variety of other trees, a park-like atmosphere and close to the American River... More

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California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
26 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

I am a bit biased since I teach here, but this is also a beautiful designated "tree campus" recognized by the Arbor Day Tree Foundation. Anyone can take a lovely walk through campus and enjoy the beauty of wide open spaces and well cared for trees. Be sure to enjoy the pedestrian/bike bridge acrross the American River and the adjacent... More

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Mission Viejo, CA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

My son graduated in '13 with a degree in Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration, one of the majors that's only found at a few schools in CA. We loved the campus from the first time we saw it, and the American River Courtyard dorms are very, very nice (not available to freshmen). As a transfer student the school did everything... More

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Fresno, CA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

When traveling to Sac I usually ride my bike on the river trail followed by a night stroll around the campus. I really enjoy walking around looking at the buildings and walking along the river near campus. I'll grab a game if there is one.

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Roseville, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

I attended a women's basketball game on January 17 in which Sacramento State took a 10-point loss to Idaho State. Despite the loss, I had a very enjoyable trip to the Hornets Nest (the basketball gym). It was a great atmosphere and I look forward to coming back next winter.

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Fair Oaks, California
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277 reviews 277 reviews
69 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

It's a very pretty area for riding bikes or walking around and there are lots of places to eat nearby as well as yummy crepes on campus.

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Sacramento, CA
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124 reviews 124 reviews
21 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

All of the CSU system offers great quality in instructional impact, particularly for the $$. CSU, Sacramento offers access as an urban university with a full range of disciplines and dedicated faculty. The sports program offers Div. 1 options at Div. III admission costs.

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