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Spring 2018 Admissions

Undergraduate Admissions for Spring 2018 

Student Group Application Period
First-time Freshmen CLOSED 

Lower Division Transfer Students

CLOSED
Upper Division Transfer Students for Nursing  CLOSED
Upper Division Transfer Students for all other programs  August 1-August 31
Liberal Studies Solano August 1-September 30
Liberal Studies Degree Completion August 1-September 30
Liberal Studies Napa August 1-September 30
Second Bachelors CLOSED

 

Due to enrollment constraints for the Spring semester, the admissions process for impacted majors will include department review and applicants will be ranked and accommodated according to space availability. Admissions priorities will be in the order that follows:

  • First Priority: Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) student applicants applying to an approved major
  • Second Priority: Local service area students
  • Third Priority: Out-of-area applicants

Due to enrollment constraints, we advise students to apply to more than one CSU campus.

 

Graduate Admissions for Spring 2018

Program Application Period
Master's in Biology August 1-October 31

Business Executive MBA - St. Helena

August 1-January 15
Business Administration August 1-September 30
Wine Business August 1-September 30

Master's in Education with concentrations in:

  • Curriculum, Teaching & Learning
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Reading and Language
  • Special Education

Please Note: The Master's in Education with no concentration is closed to Spring 2018 admissions

August 1-November 30
Master's in Public Administration August 1-September 30
Business Executive MBA – Sonoma CLOSED
Business Executive MBA – Special Sessions CLOSED

Counseling with concentrations in:

  • Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Pupil Personnel Services
CLOSED
Master‘s in Cultural Resources Management CLOSED
Early Childhood Education Certificate CLOSED
Master's in Education with no concentration  CLOSED
Master‘s in English CLOSED
Master‘s in Film Studies CLOSED
Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) CLOSED
Master‘s in Nursing CLOSED
Master‘s in History CLOSED
Master‘s in Interdisciplinary Studies CLOSED
Master‘s in Kinesiology CLOSED
Master‘s in Spanish CLOSED
Master‘s in Computer and Engineering Science CLOSED
Master‘s in Organization Development CLOSED
Master‘s in Psychology, Depth Psychology CLOSED

 

Credential Programs

Credential Type Application Period

Single Subject Credential - Art, English, French, Spanish, Math, Foundational Level Math, Foundational Level Science, Music, Physical Education, Chemistry, Geological Science, Physics, Biological Science, Social Science (No other credential held)

*Open for Prerequisite Courses ONLY. Please contact the School of Education for more information: 707-664-2832

August 1-September 30
Multiple Subject Credential (No other credential held) August 1-September 30
Education Specialist (Special Education) - Moderate/Severe (No other credential held) August 1-September 30
Multiple Subject Credential (Second Credential) August 1-September 30
Reading & Literacy Leadership (Second Credential) August 1-September 30
Reading & Literacy Added Authorization (Second Credential) August 1-September 30
Education Specialist - Mild/Moderate (Second Credential) August 1-September 30
Education Specialist - Moderate/Severe (Second Credential) August 1-September 30
Education Specialist - Mild/Moderate (To clear 1st credential when no other credential is held) CLOSED* 
Education Specialist - Moderate/Severe (To clear 1st credential when no other credential is held) CLOSED*
Education Leadership CLOSED*
Education Specialist – Second Credential Administrative Services CLOSED*
Education Specialist – Second Credential Clear CLOSED

*Please contact the School of Education for more information: 707-664-2832

 

International Student Admissions for Spring 2018    

Programs Application Period

Programs in:

  • School of Arts & Humanities
  • School of Business & Economics
  • School of Education
  • School of Science & Technology
  • School of Social Sciences
August 1, 2017-September 30, 2017

Programs in:

  • School of Extended & International Education
SEIE programs have different dates.  Check the School of Extended & International Education's website.

 

Fall 2017 Admissions

undergrad students

Undergraduate Admissions for Fall 2017 

Student Group Application Period
First-time Freshmen
(FTF cannot apply to Human Development, Liberal Studies Ukiah, or Nursing)
October 1, 2016 - November 30, 2016
Upper Division Transfer Students October 1, 2016 - November 30, 2016
Lower Division Transfer Students CLOSED
Second Bachelors CLOSED - except to Nursing Program

 

science and technology students

Graduate applications for Fall 2017 are accepted beginning October 1, 2016.  Deadlines are different depending on the program.

Graduate Admissions for Fall 2017

Program Application Period
Biology October 1, 2016 - January 31, 2017
Business Administration (MBA)  October 1, 2016 - May 31, 2017
Counseling October 1, 2016 - January 13, 2017
Credentials

October 1, 2016 -  February 28, 2017 (Priority deadline)
May be accepted afterward on space-available basis.
Contact the School of Education

*Online applications are currently unavailable. To submit an application to a credential or Education program, please fill out a graduate paper application and send it to the Admissions office along with the $55 application fee and any other materials relevant to your desired program.

Education

October 1, 2016 -  May 1, 2017 (Priority deadline)
May be accepted afterward on space-available basis.
Contact the School of Education

*Online applications are currently unavailable. To submit an application to a credential or Education program, please fill out a graduate paper application and send it to the Admissions office along with the $55 application fee and any other materials relevant to your desired program.

English October 1, 2016 -  January 6, 2017 (Priority deadline)
Final deadline March 10, 2017
History October 1, 2016 -  February 15, 2017
Interdisciplinary Studies (ITDS) Must get approval to apply.  Contact David Hartranft.
Nursing October 1, 2016 -  January 31, 2017
Public Administration (MPA) October 1, 2016 -  March 30, 2017
Computer & Engineering Science October 1, 2016 -  June 30, 2017
For details go to the Master's in Computer & Engineering Science website
Organization Development October 1, 2016 -  March 31, 2017
Afterward in a space-available basis. For details go to the Organization Development website
Kinesiology CLOSED - Not accepting applications for Fall 2017
Unclassified Post Baccalaureate CLOSED - Not accepting applications for Fall 2017

 

international students

International Student Admissions for Fall 2017    

Programs Application Period

Programs in:

  • School of Arts & Humanities
  • School of Business & Economics
  • School of Education
  • School of Science & Technology
  • School of Social Sciences
Oct 1, 2016 - April 30, 2017

Programs in:

  • School of Extended & International Education
SEIE programs have different dates.  Check the School of Extended & International Education's website.

 

 

 

Late Application Appeal 

To appeal the submission of a late application, please follow these steps:

  • Complete and turn in the paper application available on the Admissions Forms page.
    • Screenshot printouts will not be accepted in place of the complete paper application.
  • Include the application fee (check or money order) for $55 or fee waiver.
  • Include a letter of appeal.
  • Include official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.
  • Appeals for late applications MUST be complete and have all appeal components included in the appeals packet. These include the appeal form, letter of appeal, completed paper application, transcripts, and application fee payment along with any other documents the student feels are relevant. Appeals for late applications that do not include all necessary parts are returned to the student without review.

Send to:
Sonoma State University
Admissions and Records Office
1801 E Cotati Ave
Rohnert Park, CA 94928
Attention: Natalie Kalogiannis