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Sonoma State University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Rohnert Park, CA

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
Not available
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
finaid@sonoma.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Not reported

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline November 30
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001156
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
1,268 (82.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
909 (71.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
909 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
44 (4.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
58%
Average Award
$11,244
Need-Based Gift
Received by 843 (92.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,443
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 474 (52.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,416
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 629 (69.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
4 (.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,512

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
5,381 (72.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
4,151 (77.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
4,151 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
223 (5.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
57%
Average Award
$10,634
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,843 (92.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,601
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,162 (52.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,206
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2,788 (67.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
59 (.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,335

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
53%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$21,594
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
12.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Public Servants, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Children of Workers in Trades, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Married Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Previous College Experience, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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