No state and few nations face the complexity and consequence of policy choices made and implemented in California. The campus, located just 10 minutes from the State Capitol, is at the epicenter of the offices of state, federal and local agencies, plus those of non-profits and advocacy firms focused on public policy making and implementation. This proximity ensures that our students are able to analyze, observe and engage in today's most critical issues.
Sacramento is also an excellent place to live, work, and play! CareerBliss rated Sacramento 1st for Happiest Workers in Mid-Sized Cities. Bloomberg Businessweek placed Sacramento 2nd in their Top 10 Most Fun, Affordable U.S. Cities. Sometimes referred to as the City of Trees, Sacramento has the most canopy coverage of any major city in the United States, and comes in 3rd worldwide (MIT, Treepedia).