Sonoma State University

Rohnert Park, CA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 6,560
Graduate Enrollment: 784
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Hispanic focused instituion
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Suburb: Large (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more)
Four-year, medium, primarily residential // full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 93.73%

Male/Female: 33% / 67% (2017)

First generation college students: 41.5% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 3.6% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.4% (2014)

Test scores for admission: Neither required or recommended
2021 Median Admit SAT: 1,050


2021 Median Admit ACT: 20


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 79.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 65.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 57.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 45.5% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 41.7%
Black: 2.6%
Hispanic: 37.9%
Asian: 5.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.4%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.3%
2+ races: 5.7%
Non-resident alien: 2.9%
Unknown race: 3.4%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $16,072
In-State tuition: $7,988
Out-of-State tuition: $19,868

Estimated books and supplies: $1,022 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $14,510 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $3,178 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $17,252 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $3,178 (2022)

Average Family Income: $72,070 (2017)
Median Family Income: $40,508 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 33.7%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 25.7%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $16,705 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $177 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $1,831
$30k-48k $3,117
$48k-75k $7,447
$75k-110k $11,238
$110k+ $14,869

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 41%
6-year graduation rate: 60%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 95.2% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $16,705 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $9,000 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $13,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $12,500 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 72.0% (2015)
@3 year 74.9% (2017)
@5 year 76.8% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 59.3% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 61.8% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $40,292 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $56,122 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 3
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 106 $19,628 $214 $31,257 ($2,605) $51,845 ($4,320)
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 6
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 28 $19,000 $206 $36,359 ($3,030)
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 23
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 18
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 15
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 240 $16,500 $173 $33,111 ($2,759) $40,691 ($3,391)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 9
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 79 $20,000 $212 $35,446 ($2,954) $58,007 ($4,834)
Master's Degree Public Administration. 11
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 32 $19,249 $187 $31,550 ($2,629) $40,381 ($3,365)
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 44 $20,125 $201 $48,490 ($4,041) $78,350 ($6,529)
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 21 $11,000
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 45 $16,956 $159 $41,368 ($3,447) $45,674 ($3,806)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 165 $18,000 $180 $35,565 ($2,964) $54,677 ($4,556)
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 17 $21,078 $43,766 ($3,647)
Master's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 2
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 31 $18,460 $204 $32,804 ($2,734) $39,800 ($3,317)
Bachelor's Degree Music. 31
Master's Degree Agricultural Business and Management. 5
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 67 $15,856 $160 $39,756 ($3,313) $55,166 ($4,597)
Bachelor's Degree Statistics. 10
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 52 $19,187 $203 $33,936 ($2,828) $52,579 ($4,382)
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 68 $19,750 $133 $120,180 ($10,015) $124,083 ($10,340)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 42 $466 $139,147 ($11,596) $118,435 ($9,870)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 458 $17,500 $175 $51,293 ($4,274) $69,909 ($5,826)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 61 $418 $102,402 ($8,534) $94,536 ($7,878)
Master's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 14
Bachelor's Degree History. 49 $16,304 $143 $28,829 ($2,402) $46,073 ($3,839)
Master's Degree History. 1
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 123 $17,129 $190 $39,063 ($3,255) $53,663 ($4,472)
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 60 $20,305 $213 $72,448 ($6,037) $129,473 ($10,789)
Master's Degree Education, General. 35 $68,319 ($5,693) $73,551 ($6,129)
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 36 $370 $45,224 ($3,769) $58,756 ($4,896)
Bachelor's Degree Education, Other. 147 $17,305 $182 $30,742 ($2,562) $35,866 ($2,989)
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 20 $75,390 ($6,283)
Master's Degree Engineering Science. 2
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 53 $17,250 $183 $32,061 ($2,672) $47,891 ($3,991)
Master's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 4
Bachelor's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 44 $18,250 $193 $29,397 ($2,450) $49,815 ($4,151)
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 72 $18,239 $205 $22,625 ($1,885) $49,487 ($4,124)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 5
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 174 $16,500 $179 $35,679 ($2,973) $51,305 ($4,275)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 94 $19,000 $201 $33,084 ($2,757) $56,913 ($4,743)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 8
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 17
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 32 $18,212 $190 $53,675 ($4,473)
Master's Degree Historic Preservation and Conservation. 3
Bachelor's Degree International/Global Studies. 6


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $94,446
Full time faculty: 48%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 20.0

School's endowment start of year: $41,676,331 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $45,936,172 (2022)