8,551
Students
Financial aid thermometer
10,616
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
82
82%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Sonoma State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Rohnert Park, CA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1801 East Cotati Avenue
Rohnert Park, CA  94928-3609
United States
Contact Ms. Natalie Kalogiannis
Director of Admissions
Email: natalie.kalogiannis@sonoma.edu
Phone: 707-664-2874

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
American Indian/Native American Studies Checkmark
American Studies Checkmark
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-American/Chicano Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Animal Physiology Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Botany/plant Biology Checkmark
Cell Biology And Histology Checkmark
Ecology Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Medical Microbiology And Bacteriology Checkmark
Zoology/animal Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Mass Communication/media Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Science Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Environmental Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Engineering Science Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Comparative Literature Checkmark
French Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical/medical Laboratory Technology Checkmark
Health Professions Related Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Premedical Studies Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Pre-law Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics Checkmark
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Statistics Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Multi/interdisciplinary Studies Related Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Developmental And Child Psychology Checkmark
Psychology Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Drawing Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Printmaking Checkmark
Sculpture Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

15,711
Applied
12,888
Accepted
8,551
Enrolled
82%
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Female Admissions

10,318
Females Applied
8,615
Females Accepted
83%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

5,393
Males Applied
4,273
Males Accepted
79%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

55
Application Fee
3.25
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 500 590
SAT Math 480 580
ACT Composite 19 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,742
In-state
17,622
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,982
Full-time student fees
13,554
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

10,616
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,986
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
8,801
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,112
Avg. Loan Aid
2,374
Avg. Grant Aid
10,045
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
95% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
51%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
5%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

8,551
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 32.73%
Black or African American 2.33%
White or Caucasian 43.6%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.46%
Asian 4.97%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.27%
Two or more races 6.71%
Other 6.57%

Gender

Male (37.69%)
Female (62.31%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 22%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Welcome Week, Student Orientation and Big Nite

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark
More services
Center for Culture, Gender and Sexuality

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
Greek sororities Checkmark
Local fraternities Checkmark
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Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Water Polo No Checkmark No

Faculty

568
Total Faculty
23:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 250
Part-time - 318
Male - 259
Female - 309