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 784 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 7,371 including undergraduate students.

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://financialaid.sonoma.edu
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 784 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 7,371 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 64 graduate programs through Master's and Post-Master Certificate.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$18,926
$9,422 for California Residents
Student Population784
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's and Post-Master Certificate
Number of Programs64 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio20 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 the 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 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
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 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the 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: July 22, 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 $19,225 and the California graduate tuition is $21,770 (public) / $23,520 (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$15,964$19,225
Public$11,349$20,502
Private$19,232
California Graduate Schools$19,744$22,117
Public$11,503$21,770
Private$23,520
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 Expenses
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, 207 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 Degree170207
Post Master's Degree100
Total180207
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 0 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 207 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 207 students have earned/completed Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 7 completers-
Agricultural Business and Management (other)7-
Education [+] 54 completers$59,700
Education28$59,700
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services26$47,200
Engineering [+] 4 completers-
Engineering Science4-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 3 completers-
Spanish Language and Literature3-
English Language and Literature [+] 13 completers-
English Language and Literature13-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences2-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 7 completers-
Cultural Resource Management and Policy Analysis5-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)2-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 0 completers-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness0-
Psychology [+] 4 completers-
Psychology4-
Human Services [+] 6 completers-
Public Administration6-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 2 completers-
Film/Cinema/Video Studies2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 30 completers-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse30$105,900
Business [+] 71 completers-
Business Administration and Management62$79,300
Organizational Behavior Studies9-
History [+] 4 completers-
History4-
Total207
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse0-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at Sonoma State

For academic year 2021-2022, total 784 students enrolled into Sonoma State University graduate schools where it has total 7,371 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 376 full-time and 408 part-time graduate students. By gender, 244 male and 540 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
Total784244540
Full-time37695281
Part-tme408149259
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 442 White (56.38%), 20 Black/African American (2.55%), 173 Hispanic (22.07%), 41 Asian (5.23%), and 108 students with other races. 23 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total784244540
American Indian/Native American202
Asian411229
Black/African American20911
Hispanic17346127
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander404
White442145297
Two More30723
Un-Known491732
Non-resident Alien23815
Sonoma State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 76 graduate students (9.69% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 415 graduate students (52.93% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total784
Enrolled Online Exclusively76
Enrolled Some Online Courses415
Not in Online Courses293
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Sonoma State University. 166 students are aged 20 to 24 (21.17% of total students), 71 students are aged above 50 (9.06%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Sonoma State University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total784244540
Age 20-21826
Age 22-2415844114
Age 25-2922279143
Age 30-341354689
Age 35-39752649
Age 40-491152590
Age 50-64652045
Over 64624

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