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Sonoma State University

Rohnert Park, California

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Overview

Student Population
9,459
Sonoma State University overview
Location Rohnert Park, California
Online sonoma.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
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Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Rohnert Park, California, Sonoma State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 15,094 prospective students applied, and 13,764 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,551 enrolled in the school.  8,292 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,167 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $5,742 plus fees of $2,138. Sonoma State University is ranked 682 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

5/10
Overall
4/10
Academics
3/10
Resources
7/10
Outcomes
3/10
Value

Sonoma State University is rated within the lower 45% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Sonoma State University within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Easy
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SAT 970/1170
ACT 17/23
GPA 3.2
Applications Accepted
91.2% 
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Applications Due May 31, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $70

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Annual Cost to Attend

California Resident Tuition
$5,742
In State Costs for Sonoma State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,970
Other Fees$2,138
Room and Board $15,210
Budget for Other Expenses$3,208
Total One Year Cost$28,268
Out of State Resident Tuition
$17,622
Out of State Costs for Sonoma State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,970
Other Fees$2,138
Room and Board $15,210
Budget for Other Expenses$3,208
Total One Year Cost$40,148

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$49,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
57% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Sonoma State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 19%
Social Sciences 13%
Psychology 10%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 9%
Natural Resources Conservation 5%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=123572 IPEDS survey data for Sonoma State University.

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