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Sonoma State University

Rohnert Park, CA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate92%

About Sonoma State University

Sonoma State University is a public, state university in the town of Rohnert Park, California. Sonoma State University was founded in 1960. The university currently enrolls around 7,371 students a year, including 6,587 undergraduate students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Sonoma State University

It is moderately difficult to get into Sonoma State University. Sonoma State University admitted 92% of all applicants in 2022. In 2022, 14,129 students applied to Sonoma State University and 13,036 were admitted.

Sonoma State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 92%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 84%

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Sonoma State University is located in Rohnert Park, California, near San Francisco.

If you want to see Sonoma State University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 101 to Rohnert Park, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Sonoma County.

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College Info

1801 East Cotati Avenue Rohnert Park, CA 94928-3609

Campus Setting: Small Town

Sonoma State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Sonoma State University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Sonoma State University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Sonoma State University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

480 - 580


Reading SAT Range

500 - 590

Sonoma State University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Sonoma State University is like? There are approximately 7,371 students enrolled at Sonoma State University, including 6,587 undergraduate students and 784 graduate students. 87% percent of students attend school full-time, 98% percent are from CA and 2% percent of students are from other states.


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