Does the sound of studying graduate programs in Sacramento sound like fun? Sacramento is the official capital of California, and is located on the north-central part of the state. The major city was named after the Sacramento River, which is located on the state’s western border. The city has always been a hub of river transportation and is a major deep-water port connected to the Pacific Ocean. Sacramento covers around 100 square miles of California.
The average daily temperatures in Sacramento are 45.2°F in January and 75.7°F in July. To enjoy the beautiful weather, the city boasts over 160 parks and recreational facilities. There are several major theatre venues, including the Sacramento Convention Center Complex, as well as museums. They are home to one major league sports team- the Sacramento Kings of the NBA.
As of a 2013 estimate, Sacramento had a population of 479,686. This is a 2.8% change from April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013. 29.3% of the population has a Bachelor’s degree or higher, and the median household income is $49,753. The median age of residents in Sacramento is 33. In California, there are 205 two-year colleges and 249 four-year colleges.
Does the Sacramento area sound like a nice place to study? If so, you may want to pursue your graduate degree options in the area.