Upcoming Application Periods

Spring 2021 - Apply August 1 - September 15, 2020

Fall 2021 - Apply October 1 - December 15, 2020

Spring 2022 - Apply August 1 - September 15, 2021


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 & Spring 2021 Admissions Information

  • Spring 2021 Application now open! Start your application today at Cal State Apply
  • Fall 2020 Admits: If you were admitted to Fall 2020 and wish to accept your admission, please email us at
  • 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.
  • 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.