Rohnert Park, CA
Sonoma State University


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Recent Reviews

Ashley
What is your overall opinion of this school?

SSU is a great campus if you like a smaller atmosphere and appreciate the outdoors. I loved my time there. Pros: It is a b...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

SSU is a great campus if you like a smaller atmosphere and appreciate the outdoors. I loved my time there. Pros: It is a beauiful campus. Everywhere you look,its green. There are trails to walk to destress from school and have plenty of hideaway spots. Since classes are smaller, you have a great opportunity to get to know your professors and class mates. Cons: There is a lack of diversity on campus. However there are many clubs to join to meet people you have things in common with. All in all SSU is a great campus and has a welcoming atmosophere. Go Seawolves!

Marlene
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Absolutely fell in love with the campus the moment I stepped on and I could be happier to call it my home for the next 4 year...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Absolutely fell in love with the campus the moment I stepped on and I could be happier to call it my home for the next 4 years. Everyone is so welcoming and amazing and I can’t wait to be apart of this amazing community. Sonoma state has something for everyone and I 100% recommend this school to everyone.

Aliece
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Sonoma State University on the outside and inside is a beautiful campus. Everything is close knit; and for a student who want...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Sonoma State University on the outside and inside is a beautiful campus. Everything is close knit; and for a student who wants a small school. As for available and diverse classes, it lacks. The options for classes aren't as vast as other Universities or State Universities.

Qaiyah
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I think it’s an amazing school for someone who doesn’t want to go to a big, crowded college, and one that doesn’t necessarily...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I think it’s an amazing school for someone who doesn’t want to go to a big, crowded college, and one that doesn’t necessarily mind being out in what can be considered as “the country”. It’s about forty-five minutes to an hour away from both Oakland/Berkeley and San Francisco. It’s academic activities are incredible and provide many options for students who know what they want to do, and personal counselors to help if they don’t. It’s a very safe school, and it’s just easy to love it there. I’m really excited to attend in the fall!

Alisse
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I love the campus, the teachers that I have had, and the location is convenient I have had a difficult time getting counselin...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love the campus, the teachers that I have had, and the location is convenient I have had a difficult time getting counseling guidance for my college future plans as well as appropriate class schedules to ensure optimal time at the school and rapid graduation.

Makena
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If you were to walk onto Sonoma State University’s campus, you would feel at peace. The grass is green and the trees are tall...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

If you were to walk onto Sonoma State University’s campus, you would feel at peace. The grass is green and the trees are tall and vast. There is a very calming atmosphere created by the environment, location and seclusion of the campus. The staff members and faculty truly care about ensuring that each student has a satisfying experience while on campus. Students are friendly and kind to each other. We also unite to fight for causes such as March 2018’s March For Life, to protest gun violence at schools across the country. The dorms are amazing, spacious and students are generally very happy and gracious about on-campus housing. There is an opportunity for students to pursue their interests, and have fun while doing so with so many events like live concerts, comedy shows, and important discussions happening on campus. Each freshman is also paired with a peer mentor. A peer mentor is an older student who can provide academic advice and help, but also be there if that student is struggling in any other areas. The location is amazing because the wonderful San Francisco Bay is only about an hour away, and so is the Northern California coast! This allows for students and their friends to take fun getaway trips. Another amazing resource that students have is the Seawolf Plaza, this is where students can dine, study, work out or just socialize. In the Seawolf Plaza,​ there is a recreation center, coffee shop, pub, cafeteria and a huge area for students to read, study, and relax.

Emma
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It's not worth the investment. There are very limited class options, the good professors are few and far between, and faculty...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It's not worth the investment. There are very limited class options, the good professors are few and far between, and faculty talks a big game about being there to help, but you're really on your own. The surrounding area is really expensive, but it's not in the heart of Wine Country like you might assume. If you have a car you can drive out to the nicer parts of the county, but you'd be better off visiting than actually attending. The average graduation rate is 5+ years because they make everything excessively difficult. Please carefully consider your other options before you choose SSU. I transferred here and it was the worst choice I ever made.

Diana
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The atmosphere on campus is also lively, and the community is small and close. It's hard to walk around campus and not see so...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The atmosphere on campus is also lively, and the community is small and close. It's hard to walk around campus and not see someone you know, which for me isn't such a bad thing. I don't feel like I'm drowning in a mass of unknown students. The school offers a variety of activities to do on and off campus and endeavors to make all students feel welcome. The dorms are fantastic, large and well furnished (furniture and appliances). Campus is on the small-medium size but beautiful, especially during fall. The buildings on campus are all within a good range of each other and have good facilities. There isn't that much on campus food options as other larger universities but it's spread out. The food itself is mostly great. It's hard to do things off campus--like grocery shopping--if you don't have a car, know someone who has a car, or accommodate yourself with the public transportation. We're surrounded by stuff to do even if the campus isn't inside a large city. Overall, I'm pleased with going here and all my experiences so far.

Eloisa
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A small school with an inclusive vibe. If you don't like large classes and want your professor to know you personally go to S...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

A small school with an inclusive vibe. If you don't like large classes and want your professor to know you personally go to Sonoma State. The facility is there to help you and there is plenty of out-of-class help to make sure you succeed and preform you very best.

Vanesa
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Sonoma state is a very safe and diverse campus. There are many clubs and orginizations that are available to students who wan...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Sonoma state is a very safe and diverse campus. There are many clubs and orginizations that are available to students who wants to participate or join. Many students have access to many places on campus. The only down side about the shcool is the housing, when it comes to a serious situatuion they don't handle it as soon as possible they take up to 2 months for the situation to be handle.

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  • 8,654
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $7,330
  • Acceptance rate
  • 77%

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