The Location: Sacramento, CA

Healthcare. Farm-to-fork. Public Policy. Innovation. Sacramento is the capital of the state that boasts the world’s fifth largest economy, and is experiencing a cultural and business renaissance. Looking for big things? You’re in the right place. ”California begins here.”

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Our Sacramento MBA program has been a critical to the capital region’s management talent development for more than two decades. Our students and graduates are area game changers, job-creating entrepreneurs and business leaders advancing Sacramento’s growth and success.

You’ll feel the energy and camaraderie the moment you arrive at our Sacramento campus. You’ll find an intimate, diverse and vibrant environment where learning and relationships flourish. Our state-of-the-art teaching facility at the UC Davis Sacramento campus has been recognized for its modern design. The $46.2 million, 121,000-square-foot Education Building is at the heart of the 140-acre UC Davis Health System.

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Sacramento Lifestyle

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Mediterranean Climate

Dry summers, mild winters, 267 days of sunshine each year. NORTHERN CALIFORNIA | 30 minutes from Napa Valley, 1–2 hours from Lake Tahoe, San Francisco and Silicon Valley.

America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital

Sacramento is America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital. No other major city in America is more centrally located amid such a diverse range of agribusiness, including high-quality farms, ranches and vineyards. Award-winning chefs and restaurants provide the perfect complement.

History in Old Sacramento and Beyond

Old Sacramento is a 28-acre historic riverfront district with more than 125 boutique shops, restaurants and attractions. The State Capitol and the accompanying Capitol Park is alive with California’s colorful political past and historic achievements. Sutter’s Fort is the last remaining structure from the days before the Gold Rush. Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park is the original site where gold was discovered and can still be found. 

Sacramento Regional Wine Country

The region is home to one of California’s oldest wine-producing areas. Over 200 wineries in the region and most offer free tastings and intimate access to the wine making process and the winemakers.

Urban Sacramento

Cool without the pretense—that’s Downtown and Midtown Sacramento where the city’s main theaters, art galleries, cultural venues, plus boutique shops and entertainment venues live.

Dining and Nightlife

Surrounding farmers and growers keep Sacramento restaurants serving up the freshest ingredients via creative menus. After dinner, take a walk downtown where you’ll find mermaids and mermen, wine bars, mechanical bulls. Your choice.

Outdoor Recreation, Rivers and The Delta

The American River Parkway is a biking/walking trail surrounded by natural, protected habitats, scenic bridges, acres of parks, fishing spots, kayaking and tubing areas. White water rapids of every class are just minutes from Sacramento.

The Delta is thousands of miles of popular boating and recreation areas. It is home to hundreds of species of birds, fish and other wildlife.

Gold Country

Famous Highway 49 lies only 45 minutes outside of Sacramento where picturesque scenic Gold Rush-era towns and cities can be found. Many mix their heritage of both gold and agriculture, with scenic wineries, shopping areas and farm-to-fork restaurants.

Nearby Places

Sacramento’s central location puts you within one to a few hours drive to several renowned attractions from the ski and recreation areas of Lake Tahoe, the granite domes of Yosemite, and the golden gates of San Francisco.