Sonoma State University

Rohnert Park, California

Sonoma State University Overview

Student population

Address1801 E Cotati Ave
Rohnert Park, CA
School Websitewww.sonoma.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above
Size

Large

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Sonoma State University is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Rohnert Park, California that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is post-master's certificate. In the 2019 academic year, 14,478 students applied to Sonoma State University. Of those students, 12,980 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Sonoma State University was $5,742, in addition to fees of $2,056. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Sonoma State University.

Sonoma State University has a 63% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Sonoma State University Requirements

Academic standards

Very High

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Applicants admitted

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The Sonoma State University acceptance rate is 90%. To put this into perspective, 12,980 of the 14,478 students who applied to Sonoma State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Sonoma State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Sonoma State University had an SAT score between the range of 980 and 1,170. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Sonoma State University was between 18 and 23 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Sonoma State University as part of their application.

Sonoma State University Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Sonoma State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $5,742. Combined with fees of $2,056, room and board costs of $13,960, other expenses of $2,952 and the $1,916 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $19,678 in tuition.

Students at Sonoma State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Sonoma State University was $4,879 last year, with 36% of students being awarded federal aid.

Sonoma State University Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio23:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Sonoma State University.

Sonoma State University has a good gender split, with 61% of undergraduates being female and 39% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are California residents; in fact, 99% of all students reside in California. However, 1% of students come from out-of-state .

The student to faculty ratio at Sonoma State University is 23:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Sonoma State University Popular Majors and Programs

BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
SOCIAL SCIENCES
PSYCHOLOGY
EDUCATION
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, FITNESS, AND KINESIOLOGY
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS

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