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Sonoma State, founded in 1960, is a public, comprehensive university. It has two-year upper-division cluster schools within the university in liberal arts and environmental studies. Its 220-acre campus is located in Rohnert Park, 45 miles north of San Francisco.

Website: www.sonoma.edu/

Public
Co-ed
8,565
Undergraduate
Students
(60.9%) 5,215 Women
(39.1%) 3,350 Men
636
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
92% of 14,129 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.22
SAT Math
480-580 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
500-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
19-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not reported
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
58%
Average Freshman Award
$11,244
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$21,594
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
251
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 23% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 13% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 6% of classes
Over 100 students: 3% of classes
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Campus Life

Rohnert Park Population
41,232
Nearest Metropolitan Area
San Francisco
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
32% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Cossacks
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.1% Asian
2.3% Black/African-American
34.5% Hispanic/Latino
6.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
44.6% White
6.1% Unknown
International Students
2.9%
First-Year Students Returning
80.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
29.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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