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Sonoma State University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Contact Information

Address: 1801 East Cotati Ave • Rohnert Park, CA
Phone Number: (707) 664-2880

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $3,648 $3,946 $4,272 $5,290 23.8%
Out-of-state $13,818 $14,116 $14,442 $16,450 13.9%
Books and supplies $1,314 $1,386 $1,656 $1,732 4.6%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $9,130 $9,730 $10,115 $10,418 3.0%
Other $3,582 $3,672 $3,990 $4,110 3.0%
Off Campus          
Room and board $10,278 $10,710 $11,472 $11,970 4.3%
Other $3,690 $3,798 $4,008 $4,128 3.0%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $3,852 $3,960 $4,260 $4,386 3.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $17,674 $18,734 $20,033 $21,550 7.6%
Off Campus $18,930 $19,840 $21,408 $23,120 8.0%
Off Campus with Family $8,814 $9,292 $10,188 $11,408 12.0%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $27,844 $28,904 $30,203 $32,710 8.3%
Off Campus $29,100 $30,010 $31,578 $34,280 8.6%
Off Campus with Family $18,984 $19,462 $20,358 $22,568 10.9%

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Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $55
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2008
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 12,274 4,624 7,650
Percent admitted 81% 80% 82%
Percent admitted who enrolled 17% 16% 17%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)   X
Test Scores: Fall 2008 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 1,558 94%
ACT 549 32%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 450 550
SAT Math 460 570
ACT Composite 20 24
ACT English 19 24
ACT Math 18 25

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities 1/31/1969 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1982 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1972 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 10/22/2005 -   Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program 6/1/1974 -   Accredited
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program 10/1/1991 -   Accredited