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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.

 

Spring 2018 Admissions

Undergraduate Admissions for Spring 2018 

Student Group Application Period
First-time Freshmen CLOSED 

Upper Division Transfer Students for Nursing and Hutchins School of Liberal Studies

CLOSED
Upper Division Transfer Students for all other Programs August 1-August 31
Lower Division Transfer Students CLOSED
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

August 1 to Expected Closure Date as Listed

  • Biology – August 1, 2017 - October 31, 2017.
  • Business Executive MBA - St. Helena – August 1, 2017 - February 28, 2018
  • Business Administration – August 1, 2017 - September 30, 2017
  • Wine Business – August 1, 2017 - September 30, 2017
  • 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) – August 1, 2017 - September 30, 2017
  • Multiple Subject Credential (No other credential held) – August 1, 2017 - September 30, 2017
  • Education Specialist - Moderate/Severe (No other credential held) – August 1, 2017 - September 30, 2017
  • Multiple Subject Credential (Second Credential) – August 1, 2017 - September 30, 2017
  • Reading & Literacy Leadership (Second Credential) – August 1, 2017 - November 30, 2017
  • Reading & Literacy Added Authorization (Second Credential) – August 1, 2017 - November 30, 2017
  • Education Specialist - Mild/Moderate (Second Credential) – August 1, 2017 - September 30, 2017
  • Education Specialist - Moderate/Severe (Second Credential) – August 1, 2017 - September 30, 2017
  • Education Specialist - Mild/Moderate (To clear 1st credential when no other credential is held) – August 1, 2017 - September 30, 2017
  • Education Specialist - Moderate/Severe (To clear 1st credential when no other credential is held) – August 1, 2017 - September 30, 2017
  • Education Leadership – August 1, 2017 - November 30, 2017
  • Master’s in Education - Curriculum, Teaching & Learning – August 1, 2017 - November 30, 2017
  • Master’s in Education - Early Childhood Education – August 1, 2017 - November 30, 2017
  • Master’s in Education - Reading and Language – August 1, 2017 - November 30, 2017
  • Master’s in Education - Special Education – August 1, 2017 - November 30, 2017
  • Public Administration – August 1, 2017 - September 30, 2017

Closed to the Following Programs:

  • Business Executive MBA – Sonoma
  • Business Executive MBA – Special Sessions
  • Counseling – Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Counseling – Pupil Personnel Services
  • Education Specialist – Second Credential Administrative Services
  • Education Specialist – Second Credential Clear
  • Master‘s in Cultural Resources Management
  • Early Childhood Education Certificate
  • Master‘s in Education
  • Master‘s in English
  • Master‘s in Film Studies
  • Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
  • Master‘s in Nursing
  • Master‘s in History
  • Master‘s in Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Master‘s in Kinesiology
  • Master‘s in Spanish
  • Master‘s in Computer and Engineering Science
  • Master‘s in Organization Development
  • Master‘s in Psychology, Depth Psychology

 

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.

 

 

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