California State University, Sacramento


Sacramento State, affectionately called Sac State, is an outstanding and affordable comprehensive university just a few miles from California's Capitol. (Visit our page on "The Capital's University.")

Classrooms, labs, offices, and other facilities are nestled in a 3,500-tree urban forest alongside the American River. In addition to the bustling University life, all that Sacramento has to offer is moments away.

Our exceptional faculty is dedicated to student success, with one professor for every 27 students and an average of 34 students in each classroom. Sac State's legacy is its proud alumni, who make up the heart of the region's workforce and some of its finest leaders.

How much would I save with WUE?

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NOTE: The rates shown are taken from WICHE's most recent annual Tuition and Fees Report (published in December) and do not include fees. We strongly encourage you to verify these rates with the admissions office of the institution where you want to enroll.

This institution offers the WUE rate to transfer students.

The WUE tuition rate applies to the majors listed below. If the major is not listed here, it is not eligible for the WUE rate:

Program Name   Degree Type(s)    
Anthropology   BA    
Art/Art Studies, General   BA    
Asian Studies/Civilization   BA    
Bilingual and Multilingual Education   BA    
Biochemistry   BA, BS    
Biology/Biological Sciences, General   BS    
Business Administration and Management, General   BS    
Chemistry, General   BA, BS    
Child Development   BA    
Civil Engineering, General   BS    
Communication and Media Studies, Other   BA    
Computer Engineering, General   BS    
Computer Science   BS    
Computer Software Engineering   BS    
Construction Engineering   BS    
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration   BA    
Dance, General   BA    
Deaf Studies/ American Sign Language   BA    
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General   BA    
Early Childhood Education and Teaching   BA    
Economics, General   BA    
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering   BS    
English Language and Literature, General   BA    
Environmental Studies   BA    
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, and Gender Studies, Other   BA    
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General   BA    
Film/Cinema Studies   BA    
French Language and Literature   BA    
Geography   BA    
Geology/Earth Science, General   BA, BS    
Gerontology   BS    
Government   BA    
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General   BS    
History, General   BA    
Humanities/Humanistic Studies   BA    
International Relations and Affairs   BA    
Journalism   BA    
Kinesiology and Exercise Science   BS    
Liberal Studies-teacher education   BA    
Mathematics, General   BA    
Mechanical Engineering   BS    
Music (Degree awarded is Bachelor of Music - BM)   BA    
Music History, Literature, and Theory   BA    
Music Performance, General   BA    
Music Theory and Composition   BA    
Music, General   BA    
Philosophy   BA    
Photography   BA    
Physical Sciences   BA    
Physics, General   BS    
Political Science and Government, General   BA    
Psychology, General   BA    
Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration   BS    
Social Sciences, General   BA    
Social Work   BA    
Sociology   BA    
Spanish Language and Literature   BA    
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist   BS    
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other   BA    
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor   BA    
Women's Studies   BS    
Writing, General   BA    

Enrollment Information

Sacramento State requires that WUE participants meet the higher academic GPA and subject requirements for admission as a non-California resident. Additional information can be found on our undergraduate admission web page,

New freshman and new undergraduate transfer students who are admitted for the first time may automatically be offered the WUE tuition fee rate after accepting our offer of admission (Intent to Enroll - ITE). WUE students are not eligible for California resident tuition. Students cannot apply time accrued while participating in the WUE program to establish California residency. For more information on WUE please see our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) at

Contact Information

Kylee Keroher-Day
Special Program Recruitment Coordinator
Admissions & Outreach
California State University, Sacramento
(916) 278-7766 (T)   
(916) 278-7256 (D)
(916) 278-5603 (F)