|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||6%|
|Student to faculty ratio||24:1|
|Dormitory capacity||3,223 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Sonoma State University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 16,487 applications and 12,575 students were granted admission. Sonoma State University is at the #74 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 42% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 88% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||880 to 1080|
|ACT||19 to 24|
Sonoma State University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $16,632 and in-state students paid $5,472.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 72% of Sonoma State University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 35% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,507 (which is 1.7% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Sonoma State University in 2016-2017, was 851, which is 46% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,015 (which is 5.4% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Sonoma State University has enrolled a total of 9,323 students (8,185 students full-time and 1,138 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 9,323 students, 783 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 36% men and 64% women and 8,631 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 692 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 21 students for distance studies.
Race/ethnicity unknown: 7%
Two or more races: 6%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Black/African American: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Sonoma State University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||28%||239|
|Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences||8%||67|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||7%||60|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||4%||31|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies||3%||22|
|Mathematics And Statistics||2%||18|
|Visual And Performing Arts||2%||16|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Sonoma State University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Sonoma State University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $34,800. Last year, out of the total 2,207 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,053 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,369 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,085 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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