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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
  • Deferral: If you have been admitted to Fall 2020 but cannot attend due to the Covid-19 crisis, you may request a deferment to Spring 2021 through the COVID-19 Admission Deferral Request form
  • Undergraduate Deposit Hardship Deferment: If you are unable to pay the full housing deposit at this time, you may request a Hardship Deferment.
  • COVID-19 Impact on Admissions: For details regarding admissions requirements, please review the CSU's updates for First-Time First-Year students and for Transfer students.