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Academics at California State University - Sacramento - Majors, Faculty & More

Wondering what academic life at Sac State will be like? In addition to the degrees and majors, as well as the faculty composition at Sac State this section includes detailed information on freshman retention rates, reasons students did not graduate, and an analysis of full-time and tenured faculty vs. adjunct teaching staff.

All About Academics

What's the point of going to college without academics? Find out more about the faculty and staff, what majors and fields of study are offered at this college, and information on online classes if offered. Here are some of the things you'll learn in this section.

Faculty Resources

The total number of instructional staff teaching the 28,813 undergraduate students at California State University - Sacramento is 1,655 . When this is adjusted to account for those with part-time status, the result is the "full-time equivalent" (FTE) count. Using the FTE count for students and staff results in a "student to instructor" ratio of 26 to 1 which places California State University - Sacramento among the worst concerning instructional attention.

For every instructor (FTE) at California State University - Sacramento , there are 26 undergraduate students (FTE). This ratio is among the worst regrading instructional attention.
A significant percentage of the instructors (48.0% ) are full-time.
The vast majority of instructors (100.0% ) are "faculty" rather than "lecturers".
A significant percentage of the faculty (48.0% ) are full-time.
The majority of the faculty (57.0% ) are adjuncts (not in the tenure system).

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Most Popular Majors

California State University - Sacramento offers 57 distinct undergraduate degrees, concentrated into 50 majors within 26 broad fields of study. Across all fields of study, California State University - Sacramento awarded 7,526 undergraduate degrees in 2019 - 2020 .

Most Popular MajorsAssociates GraduationsBachelors GraduationsAll Graduations
Business Administration & Management01,0071,007
Communication & Media Studies0531531
Criminal Justice & Corrections0494494
General Psychology0489489
Teacher Education Grade Specific0479479

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