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Sonoma State University is a small, welcoming campus dedicated to the liberal arts and sciences. Students enjoy a high-quality, interdisciplinary education that features close interactions with faculty, research, innovation, and internship opportunities with a focus on inclusivity, integrity, and respect. SSU strives to graduate students who are ready to pursue fulfilling careers in our changing world and who are prepared to make informed decisions based on the pillars of our core values: diversity, social justice, sustainability, environmental inquiry, global awareness, and citizenship. 


Fall 2020 Admissions Information

  • During the shelter in place, we are only able to reply to emails. Please contact the Office of Admissions at We will reply to all emails within 24-48 hours.
  • Fall 2020 Admissions: Please check Application Deadlines for further details and program availability
  • Fall 2020: Start Your Future at Sonoma State by Accepting Your Admissions Offer by May 1st!  
  • Undergraduate ERD Hardship Deferment: If you are unable to pay the ERD at this time, you may request a Hardship deferment. Please refer to the Hardship form for Fall 2020 for qualifications, payment specifications, and instructions