Admissions

This is where the future starts

Sonoma State University is a small, welcoming campus dedicated to the liberal arts and sciences. Students enjoy a high-quality education that features close interactions with faculty, research, and internship opportunities. SSU strives to graduate students who are ready to pursue fulfilling careers in our changing world, and who are prepared to make informed decisions that benefit their own lives, as well as the lives of their families and communities.

Fall 2018 Admissions

  • Undergraduate applications for Fall 2018 are currently under review and applicants will receive their admissions decision by the end of March 2018
  • Students accepted for Fall 2018 admissions must pay the Enrollment Reservation Deposit (ERD) by May 1, 2018
  • 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 qualifications, payment specifications, and instructions
  • Fall 2018 deadlines for graduate and extension programs vary. Please refer to Application Deadlines for details