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 2017 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 2017 Enrollment Quick Facts

Student Levels, Fall 2017
Class Number of Students Percentage (rounded to nearest whole)
Freshmen 2454 27%
Sophomores 1374 15%
Juniors 2177 24%
Seniors 2546 28%
Postbaccalaureate 672 7%
Student Enrollment Description, Fall 2017
Enrollment Desc. Number of Students Percentages (rounded)
First time students 2031 22%
Continuing students 6220 67%
Transfer students 891 10%
Returning students 17 0.2%
Returning transfers 25 0.3%
Transitory students 39 0.4%

Top 20 Primary Majors in Fall 2017 (undergraduates only)
Major Number of students Percentage (rounded to the nearest whole)
Undeclared 1154 14%
Business 737 7%
Psychology 608 7%
Early Childhood Education 404 5%
Sociology 399 4%
Hutchins School of Liberal Studies 367 4%
Computer Science 336 4%
Communications 325 4%
Biology 311 4%
Criminology and Criminal Justice 310 4%
Business-Accounting 245 3%
Business-Marketing 242 3%
Kinesiology 234 3%
History 186 2%
Environmental Studies and Planning 185 2%
Political Science 167 2%
Kinesiology-Exercise Science 154 2%
Economics 139 2%
Pre-Nursing 127 1%
Electrical Engineering 121 1%