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Fall 2019 Application Extension

​​Due to the recent wildfires, the CSU will extend the Fall 2019 Priority Application Deadline from November 30, 2018, to 11:59 PM on DECEMBER 15, 2018, for ALL APPLICANTS. Students who have previously requested an application extension do not need to take any further action. Students who have experienced direct financial hardship as a result of the fires may also request an application fee waiver by sending an email to For more information, visit Cal State Apply's application extension page. ​​

Ready to apply? Once you have reviewed the admissions requirements, apply online at Cal State Apply. Please Note: The Cal State Apply application system works best when using the Google Chrome web browser. 

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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 2019 Admissions Information

  • Fall 2019 Undergraduate Application: The application for Fall 2019 admissions is open October 1-December 15 for undergraduate students. Please check Application Deadlines for further details
  • Graduate & Extension Program Application: Deadlines for Spring and Fall Graduate programs and extension programs vary. Check Application Deadlines for further details
  • Admitted Students: Keep on top of admissions & enrollment deadlines by following Stay on Track
  • 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 Spring 2019 or Fall 2019 for qualifications, payment specifications, and instructions