If you are applying to Sonoma State University, the fee for the application is $55.
Here is an overiew of some of Sonoma State University's admissions stats.
|Sonoma State University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.4|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||84%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||43%|
These are the application deadlines for Sonoma State University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Sonoma State University does not offer early decision or early action.
For applicants who are not residents of California, getting into Sonoma State University is very difficult.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Sonoma State University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you stand out.
Wondering what factors are considered by Sonoma State University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
Make sure to check with Sonoma State University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Sonoma State University, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Sonoma State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Sonoma State University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Sonoma State University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Sonoma State University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 84% of Sonoma State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 43% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Sonoma State University students scored 580 or higher and 75% of students scored 500 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Sonoma State University students scored 590 or higher, and 75% scored a 500 or higher.
To be most competitive at Sonoma State University, you should strive to earn between 19 and 24 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Sonoma State University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.
A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Sonoma State University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Sonoma State University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Sonoma State University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Sonoma State University?
❌ Students who are admitted to Sonoma State University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.
Do I have to submit test scores to Sonoma State University?
✅ Sonoma State University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Sonoma State University's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for Sonoma State University is 92%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Sonoma State University?
❌ Sonoma State University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Sonoma State University? Sonoma State University is a somewhat selective institution. The Sonoma State University acceptance rate is 92%. This means that the institution accepts 92 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
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
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Sonoma State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.4. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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