Overall Niche Grade
- Party SceneB
- Campus FoodB-
- Student LifeC+
Sonoma State University is ...
NCAA Division II (without football)
California Collegiate Athletic Association
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.93 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.90 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.90 responses
Most Popular Majors
- Business Administration and Management370Graduates
- Liberal Arts and Humanities158Graduates
- Criminal Justice and Safety Studies99Graduates
- Environmental Sciences78Graduates
- Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies72Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
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Freshmen Live On-Campus
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- of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.109 responses
- of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.126 responses
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After Sonoma State University
- Very Good378
Sonoma State University, overall, has been disappointing. The cafeteria has food that tastes fine, but when having to east it everyday my Freshman year, I was sick almost monthly (and I am typically a healthy person). Administration causes more issues than they solve, most professors seem genuinely uninterested in what they are teaching, and the CSAs for on-campus residents are practically useless. On top if it all, the board recently blew THOUSANDS of OUR dollars on a huge electronic billboard that everyone highly dislikes. Aside from the people, parking is terribly inconvenient, but the dorms are absolutely beautiful. Truly the only real plus.
- 3 days ago
I love Sonoma State! I am involved in Greek Life and I plan on working on campus next year. I feel like everything it so easy to find and I love how I see people I know almost everywhere I go!
- 9 days ago
From the moment I stepped on campus, I felt at home. Sonoma State has a very welcoming environment and everyone at this school is very nice and supportive of one another. There are so many opportunities to get involved on campus from participating in village council to playing sports and joining clubs-there is something for everyone! The campus is absolutely beautiful! It is just the right size and it's easy to find where everything is. Sonoma State is an amazing college and I am so glad I made the decision to come here!
- 20 days ago