Sonoma State University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Rohnert Park, CA

$7,880

Avg in-state tuition

$19,760

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Sonoma State University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Sonoma State University is a medium-sized public university located on a suburban campus in Rohnert Park, California. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 8,887, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 91%. The university offers 46 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 62%, and a student-faculty ratio of 22:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $7,880, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $19,760.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

91% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Not required or recommended

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 970-1170

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 17-23

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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9k

Students Enrolled

18%

Online Student Enrollment

22:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

On-campus
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

44%

Hispanic

34%

Two or more races

6%

Unknown

5%

Asian

5%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

Black

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

63%

Socio-economic diversity

35% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

35%

State Grant Aid

51%

Institution Grant Aid

38%

Pell Grant

35%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,843
State Grant Aid $2,431
Institution Grant Aid $5,506
Pell Grant Aid $4,552

Financial Outlook

$41k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$18k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.