California State University Sacramento
California State University, Sacramento is locally known as Sacramento State University. It is among one of the 23 California State University campuses. The university was established in 1947, enrolling about 28,000 students annually, supported by a faculty and staff body of around 1600. 22% of the undergraduate student body and 12% of the graduate student body is of the Asian background. There are 151 Bachelor’s degree programs, 69 graduate programs, 2 doctoral programs, and 28 teacher certification programs spread out among the College of Arts & Letters, College of Business Administration, College of Education, College of Engineering & Computer Science, College of Health & Human Services, College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics, College of Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Studies, and College of Continuing Education. Every year, CSUS is named as one of the best schools in the West by US News and World Report, and was named as a member of the U.S. President’s National & Community Service Honor Roll in 2013. The university motto is “Leadership Begins Here”. The mascot is the Golden Hornets, named Herky and the university’s Hornet Gym was once used in the 2000 and 2004 Olympics preliminaries. The campus spans across 300 acres of land with lush trees between buildings and in the University Arboretum. In 2012, Arbor Day Foundation named CSUS as the “Tree Campus USA”. Sacramento State University is designated as a "Center of Academic Excellence" by the Department of Homeland Security and the NSA.
Sacramento State University is located in the city of Sacramento. The city of Sacramento is the capital of the most economically developed and populated state of California, with a Mediterranean climate of a mild winter, and dry and hot summers. It is a city with a small-town culture of friendly residents and safe environment. Sacrament is located in Northern California, and is a gateway to many major attractions just a 1.5-2 hour drive away, including the San Francisco area, Silicon Valley, Pacific Ocean beaches, Lake Tahoe ski resorts, and the world-renowned Napa wineries. This is an ideal environment for studying and starting a new life abroad for international students because of its close proximity to San Francisco and the Silicon Valley, which can be very beneficial for career development after graduation.
College of Business Administration
For more than five decades, the College of Business Administration at Sacramento State has consistently achieved its fundamental goal - to nurture talented graduates, so that they not only become business leaders with executive management skills, but also leaders who have a sense of responsibility to the industry and community. Since 1963, the College has maintained its accreditation under the stringent standards of AACSB. In the past, more than half of the graduating students stay in the Sacramento area, bringing about new energy and economic success. Many alumni also choose to go to the nearby San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley to develop their careers.Technological advancement has contributed to the rising competition of the global business industry. Therefore, there are rising demands for managers who have received professional training, particularly in the Asia region. CBA’s International MBA program aims to provide an opportunity for students to become business leaders, with emphasis in the areas of finance, information technology management, and international management and skills.
- CSUS Sacramento is named one of the best schools and ranked #22 best public university in the West by in 2014 by US News and World Report
- Named as a member of the U.S. President’s National & Community Service Honor Roll in 2013
- The College of Business is ranked #2 among the 23 California State University campuses by the US News & World Report in 2014 for its part-time MBA program
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