Sonoma State Quick Facts

The Office of Reporting and Analytics is responsible for reporting the facts, numbers, and data pertaining to Sonoma State University to both the university itself and outside organizations. In order to present a concise thumbnail view of our current student population, the interactive graphs and tables in this section of our website present several levels of data. Some of the highlighted factors include enrollment in academic schools, totals of enrolled majors across academic divisions, and the current top 20 majors by student enrollment.

The graph below depicts Fall 2018 enrollment by Academic Schools and the number of students in each of the Majors that comprise each school. More information about specific data can be examined by clicking on the categories of the graph.


Fall 2018 Enrollment Quick Facts

Student Levels, Fall 2018
Class Number of Students Percentage (rounded to nearest whole)
Freshmen 2417 26%
Sophomores 1362 15%
Juniors 2092 23%
Seniors 2694 29%
Postbaccalaureate 636 7%
Student Enrollment Description, Fall 2018
Enrollment Desc. Number of Students Percentages (rounded)
First time students 2007 22%
Continuing students 6245 68%
Transfer students 841 9%
Returning students 23 0.2%
Returning transfers 41 0.4%
Transitory students 44 0.5%
Top 20 Primary Majors in Fall 2018
Major Number of students Percentage (rounded to the nearest whole)
Undeclared 1249 14%
Business 838 9%
Psychology 578 6%
Biology 443 5%
Early Childhood Education 419 5%
Computer Science 376 4%
Sociology 368 4%
Hutchins School of Liberal Studies 359 4%
Kinesiology 345 4%
Criminology and Criminal Justice 329 4%
Communications 307 3%
Business-Accounting 239 3%
Business-Marketing 199 2%
Nursing 198 2%
History 192 2%
English 175 2%
Environmental Studies and Planning 159 2%
Electrical Engineering 143 2%
Economics 142 2%
Biochemistry 126 1%