California State University - Sacramento

Sac State Demographics & Diversity Report

Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual ran the numbers to discover how diverse the typical college campus really is, taking into account race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Keep reading the Sac State diversity report to see how they stack up against the average.

Sac State Student Population

How Many Students Attend California State University - Sacramento?

Sac State total enrollment is approximately 31,992 students.

24,105 are undergraduates and 1,857 are graduate students.

Sac State Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Sac State undergraduate population is made up of 56% women, and 44% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Sac State Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 8,634
White 5,800
Asian 4,666
Multi-Ethnic 1,477
Black or African American 1,460
Unknown 913
International 903
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 202

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Sac State Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 70% of full-time grad students are women, and 30% men.

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Sac State Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 676
Hispanic 466
International 236
Asian 190
Unknown 104
Black or African American 87
Multi-Ethnic 85
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

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Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Sac State achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #602 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  602 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  82.89 out of 100
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This college ranks above average in overall diversity, which means there is high variety on campus in racial/ethnic diversity, ages, gender, and location.

How Does Sac State Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Sac State overall diversity is higher than the national average, although some aspects of their diversity may be stronger than others.

Extremely Racially/Ethnically Diverse

65% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Sac State is ranked 95 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  95 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  97.52 out of 100
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High racial diversity in the student body means plenty of opportunities to interact with and learn from students with different backgrounds and cultures than you.

Sac State Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 10,660
White 8,444
Asian 5,946
Multi-Ethnic 1,895
Black or African American 1,888
Unknown 1,475
International 1,345
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 260

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

California State University - Sacramento Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 1,825
Asian 388
Black or African American 189
Multi-Ethnic 45
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 7
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

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Sac State ranks 894 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  894 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  76.43 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 18,082 female students and 13,910 male students at Sac State.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Sac State is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  93.25 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 1,629 female teachers and 1,423 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

1.18% Out of State
0.61% Out of the Country

Sac State ranks 1,653 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

1.18% of Sac State students come from out of state, and 0.61% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  24 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 16 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
California 3,693
Hawaii 8
Washington 8
Alaska 5
New York 4

International Students at Sac State

Students from 78 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from India, China, and South Korea.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
42.64% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  77.01 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Sac State, 42.64% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
22-24 8,961
20-21 6,951
18-19 6,377
25-29 5,163
35 and over 1,827
30-34 1,586
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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