Sonoma State University Graduate Schools

Sonoma State University (referred to as Sonoma State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Rohnert Park, CA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Sonoma State University is $9,422 for California residents and $18,926 for out-of-state students. The school has 777 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 9,459 including undergraduate students.

Sonoma State University Graduate School Overview

Sonoma State University (referred to as Sonoma State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Rohnert Park, CA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree.
The school is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (1/31/1969 - Current).
Sonoma State Directory Information
School NameSonoma State University (Sonoma State)
Address1801 E Cotati Ave, Rohnert Park, CA 94928-3609
Phone707-664-2880
Webhttps://www.sonoma.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www2.calstate.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.sonoma.edu/finaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Sonoma State University is $9,422 for California residents and $18,926 for out-of-state students. The school has 777 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 9,459 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 17 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate.
Sonoma State Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$18,926
$9,422 for California Residents
Student Population777
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate
Number of Programs17 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio23 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Sonoma State University is $9,422 for California residents and $18,926 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is -$1 for California residents and $396 for out-of-state students. Sonoma State University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Sonoma State 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
California Residents$9,422
Out-of-State$18,926
Tuition per Credit Hour
California Residents-$1
Out-of-State$396
Sonoma State University offers the distance learning courses, but students may be required to attend/visit regular classes to complete their degree/programs.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at Sonoma State
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Graduate Level Courses
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Sonoma State University is $9,422 for California residents and $18,926 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.19% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 16, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$7,176$1,982$16,680$1,982
2018-2019$7,176$2,056$16,680$2,056
2019-2020$7,176$2,138$16,680$2,138
2020-2021$7,176$2,210$16,680$2,210
2021-2022$7,176$2,246$16,680$2,246
The graduate school tuition & fees of Sonoma State is average compared to public graduate schools in California. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,187 and the California graduate tuition is $21,959 (public) / $23,736 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Sonoma State University$9,422$18,926
All Graduate Schools$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
California Graduate Schools$11,285$22,237
Public$11,285$21,959
Private$23,736
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $17,726 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Sonoma State University. On-campus living costs are decreased by -0.55% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $20,468. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.95% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Costs
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$13,554$2,902$14,502$2,974
2018-2019$13,960$2,952$15,150$3,024
2019-2020$15,210$3,208$16,188$3,282
2020-2021$14,282$3,504$16,580$3,302
2021-2022$14,510$3,178$17,252$3,216
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $396 at Sonoma State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$396
2018-2019$396
2019-2020$396
2020-2021$396
2021-2022$396

Graduate Programs at Sonoma State

Sonoma State University offers 18 graduate programs for Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 267 students have completed their study at Sonoma State University.
Offered Degrees at Sonoma State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree170251
Post Master's Degree1016
Total180267
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Sonoma State University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse program with 16 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 62 completers.
Sonoma State University offers 18 programs through Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 267 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 251 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 16 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 8 completers-
Agricultural Business and Management (other)8-
Education [+] 71 completers$59,700
Education41$59,700
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services30$47,200
Engineering [+] 4 completers-
Engineering0-
Engineering Science4-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 4 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Spanish Language and Literature4-
English Language And Literature [+] 16 completers-
English Language and Literature16-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences12-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 8 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Cultural Resource Management and Policy Analysis8-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 3 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness3-
Psychology [+] 8 completers-
Psychology8-
Human Services [+] 10 completers-
0-
Public Administration10-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Film/Cinema/Video Studies0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 30 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse30$105,900
Business [+] 72 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management62$79,300
Organizational Behavior Studies10-
History [+] 5 completers-
History5-
Total251
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 16 completers-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse16-
Total16

Graduate Student Population at Sonoma State

For academic year 2021-2022, total 763 students enrolled into Sonoma State University graduate schools where it has total 9,459 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 392 full-time and 371 part-time graduate students. By gender, 216 male and 547 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total763216547
Full-time39298294
Part-tme371118253
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 453 White (59.37%), 18 Black/African American (2.36%), 145 Hispanic (19.00%), 41 Asian (5.37%), and 106 students with other races. 23 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total763216547
American Indian/Native American000
Asian411328
Black/African American18612
Hispanic14536109
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander211
White453126327
Two More27918
Un-Known541737
Non-resident Alien23815
Sonoma State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 384 graduate students (50.33% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 299 graduate students (39.19% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total763
Enrolled Online Exclusively384
Enrolled Some Online Courses299
Not in Online Courses80

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