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Tuition & Fees

$5,472

$16,632

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,686
Declined + 3,579
Total Received 15,265
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undergraduateRatios

38%

62%

male

female

1  :  25

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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School Facts

Sonoma State, founded in 1960, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 269-acre campus is located in Rohnert Park, 45 miles north of San Francisco.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 9,408
Established in 1960
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Codes

SAT 4723
ACT 0431

Social Networks

Public

8,615

undergraduate students

793

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
39%
400-499
40%
300-399
9%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
40%
400-499
39%
300-399
9%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
39%
400-499
43%
300-399
8%
200-299
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
26%
18-23
46%
12-17
21%
6-11
3%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
32%
18-23
44%
12-17
22%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
28%
18-23
56%
12-17
14%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Rohnert Park, CA

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Rohnert Park, CA

269-acre campus in Rohnert Park (population: 41,398), 45 miles from San Francisco; branch campus in Ukiah. Major airport serves San Francisco (70 miles); smaller airport and train serve Oakland (60 miles); bus serves Santa Rosa (10 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Sonoma State University
1801 East Cotati Avenue
Rohnert Park, CA 94928

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
22%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
87%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
39%
400-499
40%
300-399
9%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
40%
400-499
39%
300-399
9%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
39%
400-499
43%
300-399
8%
200-299
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
26%
18-23
46%
12-17
21%
6-11
3%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
32%
18-23
44%
12-17
22%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
28%
18-23
56%
12-17
14%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $55
Common application accepted no
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
November 30
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Niether
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,686
Declined + 3,579
Total Received 15,265

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Geographical residence
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores
State residency

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Gustavo Flores
Vice Provost
P: 707 664-2778
F: 707 664-2060
student.outreach@sonoma.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $12,360,733
State $17,199,094
Institutional $0
Other external $0
Total $29,559,827

Non-need-based

Federal $43,964
State $242,385
Institutional $601,994
Other external $1,199,090
Total $2,087,433

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
golf
lightweight football
soccer
softball
tennis
ultimate Frisbee
volleyball
water polo

Athletic Facts

Mascot
Seawolves
School colors
navy columbia and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
American Multicultural Studies
Anthropology
Art
Art History
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Business Administration (M.B.A.)
Chemistry
Chicano/Latino Studies
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Computer/Engineering Science
Counseling
Criminal Justice Administration
Cultural Resource Management
Cultural Resources Management
Economics
Education
Engineering Science
English
Environmental Studies
French
Geography
Geology
Global Studies
History
Human Development
Interdisciplinary Major
Interdisciplinary Studies
Jazz Studies
Kinesiology
Liberal Studies
Mathematics
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Painting
Philosophy
Photography
Physics
Political Science
Printmaking
Psychology
Public Administration
Sculpture
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre Arts
Women's/Gender Studies
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Undergraduate

92%

8,615
students

Female
62%
5,342

Male
38%
3,273

Graduate

8%

793
students

Female
74%
584

Male
26%
209

undergraduateFull-time

85%

7,382
students

Female
63%
4,605

Male
37%
2,777

undergraduatePart-time

15%

1,233
students

Female
60%
737

Male
40%
496

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
29%
Hispanic/Latino
48%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

42%

Transfer applicants accepted

44%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: January 31

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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