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California State University, Sacramento

6000 J St, Sacramento, CA 95819
(916) 278-4933
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Ranked #20 of 70 Attractions in Sacramento
Type: Educational Sites, Cultural
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Sacramento, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I went to Sacramento state years ago, got my B.A there, but, have since returned with my younger sister and have to say, its a nice campus. Two roads go all the way around the campus. Parking is much better, and you can find parking structures or lots around most of the campus. They cost money to park.There are sooo... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Disclaimer: I am a Graduate of Sacramento State Univ. Despite being a graduate of Sac State, I was very pleasantly surprised when I attended a football game. Hornet Football now offers multiple, gourmet food trucks at the their games. It was awesome. The only disappointment was there was no ice cream. Good stadium to watch football.

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Tacoma, Washington
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I've been on a lot of college campuses and this one ROCKS!!! My favorite part is the oak trees and large lawn that is perfect for studying when it's warm, eating lunch or a snack, or just throwing around a Frisbee or baseball.

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Sacramento, California, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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134 reviews 134 reviews
74 attraction reviews
146 helpful votes 146 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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97 reviews 97 reviews
39 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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66 reviews 66 reviews
27 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 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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