Student Body Admissions Data

The following pyramid charts depict the number of First Time Freshmen as well as new Transfer students that applied to Sonoma State University in the Fall of 2018, along with the total of those who were admitted and those who ultimately enrolled. Also included on this page is a basic admission profile for both the Freshmen and Transfer students of Fall 2018, indicating some general averages and percentages. This information is a general guide to SSU's admissions selectivity and is not a predictor of a student's chance for admission to SSU.

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First Time Freshmen Admissions Profile
Applied to SSU: 14,478
Admitted: 12,980 90% admitted
Matriculated: 1,740 12% matriculated
Average high school GPA: 3.21
Average ACT composite: 21
Average SAT composite: 1067
Average SAT verbal: 539
Average SAT mathematics: 528

99% of SSU's First Time Freshmen in Fall 2018 were California residents.


Transfer Student Admissions Profile
Applied to SSU: 4,106
Admitted: 2440 59% admitted
Matriculated: 786 19% matriculated

92% of matriculated transfer students were from California community colleges.