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Sonoma State University

Rohnert Park, CA

According to its mission statement, Sonoma Stater University seeks "to prepare students to be learned people who; have a foundation for lifelong learning; have a broad cultural perspective; have a keen appreciation of intellectual and aesthetic achievements; will be leaders and active citizens; are capable of pursuing fulfilling careers in a changing world; and are concerned with contributing to the health and well-being of the world at large." [Source]

Website: http://www.sonoma.edu/

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6,587
Undergraduate
Enrollment
41%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$7,988
In-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)
$19,868
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)

20:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
2.9%
Student Loan Default Rate
General Education Requirements

Composition

YES

Literature

NO

Foreign Language

NO

U.S. Government/History

YES

Economics

NO

Mathematics

HALF

Science

HALF


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FIRE Speech Code School Rating
A yellow light institution maintains policies that could be interpreted to suppress protected speech or policies that, while clearly restricting freedom of speech, restrict relatively narrow categories of speech.
General Education Assessment

Sonoma State University uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP).

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Curriculum last evaluated: 7/15/2022

2021-22 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.