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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 2019 Admissions Information

  • Fall 2019 Undergraduate Application: The application for Fall 2019 admissions is now closed for undergraduate students. Please check Application Deadlines for further details. If you would still like to submit an application, you must follow the appeal process through the Application for Special Consideration.
  • Graduate & Extension Program Application: Deadlines for Fall Graduate programs and extension programs vary. Check Application Deadlines for further details
  • Admitted Students: Keep on top of admissions & enrollment deadlines by following Stay on Track
  • Undergraduate ERD Hardship Deferment: If you are unable to pay the ERD at this time, you may request a Hardship deferment. Please refer to the Hardship form for Fall 2019 for qualifications, payment specifications, and instructions