Application Deadlines

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Spring 2021 Applicants: If you missed the Spring 2021 application deadline, find out how to make a Late Application. Submit your appeal to appeals@sonoma.edu

Fall 2021  Spring 2021  

Late Application and Admissions Reconsideration  Cal State Apply  

undergrad students

Fall 2021 Admissions

Undergraduate Admissions for Fall 2021

Student Group Application Period International Student Application Period
First-Time First-Year (Except Nursing) Oct 1- Mar 21 Oct 1-April 30
Transfer Students (Lower and Upper Division) (Except Nursing) Oct 1- Mar 21 Oct 1-April 30
Business Administration (Management) at College of Marin     Oct 1-May 30 CLOSED
Business Administration (Management) at College of Mendocino

Oct 1-May 30

CLOSED

Business Administration (Management) at College of Solano

Oct 1-May 30

CLOSED

Business Administration (Management) at Santa Rosa Junior College Oct 1-May 30 CLOSED
Liberal Studies: Solano Oct 1-May 30 CLOSED
Liberal Studies Degree Completion     Oct 1-May 30 Oct 1-March 30
Liberal Studies: Napa Oct 1-May 30 CLOSED

 

Graduate Admissions for Fall 2021

These dates are tentative and subject to change

Program Application Period International Student Application Period
Master's in Biology Oct 1-Dec 15 Oct 1-Dec 15
Master of Business Administration Oct 1-April 30 Oct 1-April 30
MBA in Wine Business Oct 1-April 30 Oct 1-April 30
Business Executive MBA – Sonoma Wine Oct 1-Aug 12 Oct 1-April 30
Business Executive MBA – Special Sessions Oct 1-Aug 31 Oct 1-May 31
Master‘s in Computer and Engineering Science Oct 1-May 30 Oct 1-March 30

Counseling with concentrations in:

  • Marriage and Family Therapy (CMHC)
  • Pupil Personnel Services

Oct 1-Dec 14

Oct 1-Dec 14
Master‘s in Cultural Resources Management Oct 1-Jan 31 Oct 1-Jan 31

Master's in Education with concentration in:

  • Curriculum, Teaching & Learning
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Educational Leadership
  • Reading and Language
  • Special Education
Oct 1-June 1 Oct 1-April 30
Master‘s in English Oct 1-March 10 Oct 1-March 10
Master‘s in History Oct 1-March 1 Oct 1-Feb 15
Master‘s in Interdisciplinary Studies Contact Interdisciplinary Studies​ Contact Interdisciplinary Studies​
Master's in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Oct 1-Jan 31 Oct 1-Jan 31
Master‘s in Organization Development Oct 1-May 30 Oct 1-March 30
Master's in Public Administration Oct 1-March 30 Oct 1-March 30
Master‘s in Film Studies CLOSED CLOSED
Master‘s in Kinesiology CLOSED CLOSED
Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Certificate Contact Nursing Department  Contact Nursing Department 
Master‘s in Psychology, Depth Psychology CLOSED CLOSED
Master‘s in Spanish Oct 1-April 30 Oct 1-March 30

 

Credential Programs for Fall 2021

These dates are tentative and subject to change

Credential Type Application Period International Student Application Period
Single Subject - Precredential Oct 1-May 1 CLOSED
Multiple Subject Credential - Precredential Oct 1-May 1 CLOSED
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) Oct 1- March 21 CLOSED
Multiple Subject Credential (No other credential held) Oct 1- May 1 CLOSED
Multiple Subject Credential (Second Credential) Oct 1- May 1 CLOSED
Reading & Literacy Added Authorization (Second Credential) Oct 1- May 1 CLOSED
Administrative Services (Second Credential) Oct 1- May 1 CLOSED
Education Specialist (Special Education) - Mild/Moderate (No other credential held) Contact Credential Services Office regarding application CLOSED
Education Specialist (Special Education) - Moderate/Severe (No other credential held) Contact Credential Services Office regarding application CLOSED
Education Specialist - Mild/Moderate (To clear 1st credential when no other credential is held) Contact Credential Services Office regarding application CLOSED
Education Specialist - Moderate/Severe (To clear 1st credential when no other credential is held) Contact Credential Services Office regarding application CLOSED
Education Specialist - Mild/Moderate (Second Credential) Contact Credential Services Office regarding application CLOSED
Education Specialist - Moderate/Severe (Second Credential) Contact Credential Services Office regarding application CLOSED
Reading & Literacy Leadership Specialist (Second Credential) CLOSED* CLOSED

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

 

Spring 2021 Admissions

Undergraduate Admissions for Spring 2021 

Student Group Application Period International Student Application Period
First-Time First-Year Aug 1- Aug 31 Aug 1- Aug 31
Lower Division Transfer Students Aug 1- Aug 31 Aug 1- Aug 31
Upper Division Transfer Students Aug 1-Sept 15 Aug 1-Sept 15
Liberal Studies Degree Completion: Saturday Program Aug 1-Sept 30 Aug 1-Sept 30
Liberal Studies: Napa Aug 1-Sept 30 CLOSED
Liberal Studies: Solano Aug 1-Sept 30 CLOSED

 

 

Graduate Admissions for Spring 2021

Program Application Period International Student Application Period
Master's in Biology Aug 1-Oct 31 Aug 1-Oct 31
Master's in Computer and Engineering Science Aug 1-Sept 30 Aug 1-Sept 30

Master's in Education with concentration in:

  • Curriculum, Teaching & Learning
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Educational Leadership
  • Reading and Language
  • Special Education
Aug 1-Dec 1 Aug 1-Dec 1
Master's in Public Administration Aug 1-Oct 30 Aug 1-Oct 30
Master of Business Administration CLOSED CLOSED
MBA in Wine Business CLOSED CLOSED
Business Executive MBA – Sonoma Wine Aug 1 - September 30 CLOSED
Business Executive MBA – Special Sessions Aug 1 - September 30 CLOSED

Counseling with concentrations in:

  • Marriage and Family Therapy (CMHC)
  • Pupil Personnel Services
CLOSED CLOSED
Master‘s in Cultural Resources Management CLOSED CLOSED
Master‘s in English CLOSED CLOSED
Master‘s in Film Studies CLOSED CLOSED
Master‘s in History CLOSED CLOSED
Master‘s in Interdisciplinary Studies Contact Interdisciplinary Studies​ Contact Interdisciplinary Studies​
Master's in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Contact Nursing Department  Contact Nursing Department 
Master‘s in Organization Development CLOSED CLOSED
Master‘s in Kinesiology CLOSED CLOSED
Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Certificate Contact Nursing Department  Contact Nursing Department 
Master‘s in Psychology, Depth Psychology CLOSED CLOSED
Master‘s in Spanish Summer Program (see below) Summer Program (see below)

 

Credential Programs for Spring 2021

Credential Type Application Period International Student Application Period
Multiple Subject Credential (No other credential held) Aug 1-Dec 1 CLOSED
Education Specialist (Special Education) -Moderate/Severe (No other credential held) Aug 1-Dec 1 CLOSED
Education Specialist (Special Education) -Mild/Moderate (No other credential held) Aug 1-Dec 1 CLOSED
Multiple Subject Credential (Second Credential) Aug 1-Dec 1 CLOSED
Reading & Literacy Added Authorization (Second Credential) Aug 1-Jan 1 CLOSED
Education Specialist - Mild/Moderate (Second Credential) Aug 1-Dec 1 CLOSED
Education Specialist - Moderate/Severe (Second Credential) Aug 1-Dec 1 CLOSED
Multiple Subject Credential - Precredential Aug 1-Dec 1 CLOSED
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) Aug 1-Dec 1*  CLOSED
Reading & Literacy Leadership Specialist (Second Credential) Aug 1-Dec 1 CLOSED
Education Specialist - Mild/Moderate (To clear 1st credential when no other credential is held) CLOSED* CLOSED
Education Specialist - Moderate/Severe (To clear 1st credential when no other credential is held) CLOSED* CLOSED 
Education Leadership CLOSED** CLOSED 
Education Specialist – Second Credential Administrative Services CLOSED* CLOSED 
Education Specialist – Second Credential Clear CLOSED*  CLOSED 
Single Subject - Precredential Aug 1-Dec 1 CLOSED

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

 

 

international students

 

Late Application / Admission Reconsideration 

If you did not submit an application by the specific program deadline or if you applied to the incorrect program (for example if you applied to Extended Education but you want to apply to a regular university program), then you will need to follow the steps for a late application & Admission Reconsideration form. 

Late Application & Admission Reconsideration form