Sonoma State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Sonoma State University is a medium four-year, public school with 9,410 students enrolled. This college is one of the 2 colleges located in Rohnert Park, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
49
Fair
At Sonoma State University you can earn your bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Sonoma State University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 49 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Psychology, Sociology and Anthropology, and General Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
81%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Sonoma State University is high at 81% (above California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
25 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Sonoma State University is below average - 56%. Approximately 11% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at SSU is reasonable - 25:1. Find out more details about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$18,600
High
Average tuition pricing is fairly high, about $16,700 a year. The additional fees at SSU (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $1,900; which comes to $18,600 per academic year.

Read the details about Sonoma State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
77%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 15,265 applications were submitted and 11,686 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

The school might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at SSU in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,300
Medium
Sonoma State University offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Sonoma State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
Sonoma State University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 3,200 students, which provides a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable -- approximately $6,300 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at SSU. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Sonoma State University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Sonoma State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Sonoma State University, 1801 E Cotati Ave, Rohnert Park, California 94928-3609, USA
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