Sonoma State University

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world rank  696

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University Overview

Established in 1960, Sonoma State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Rohnert Park (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Sonoma State University (SSU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Sonoma State University (SSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 57 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. SSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Acronym
SSU

Founded
1960

Motto
Lux Mentis, Lux Orbis Light of the Mind, Light of the World

Colours
Navy blue and Columbia blue

Mascot
Lobo the Seawolf

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University Location

Address
1801 E Cotati Avenue
Rohnert Park (population range: 10,000-49,999)
94928-3609 California United States

T +1 (707) 664 2028

F +1 (707) 664 4060

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Sonoma State University for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
International students 17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro) 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro)

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Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Sonoma State University's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 80-90%

Admission Office
1801 East Cotati Avenue
Rohnert Park 94928
+1 (707) 6642778


Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Sonoma State University's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 9,000-9,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 500-599

Control Type

Public

Entity Type

Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Semesters

Campus Setting

Suburban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library

Yes Go to Sonoma State University's Library

Housing

Yes

Sport Facilities

Yes

Financial Aids

Yes

Study Abroad

Yes

Distance Learning

Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Sonoma State University for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
WASC Senior College and University Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)


Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Sonoma State University as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • California State University System
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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