Quick Facts

Welcome to Sonoma State University’s information hub for our current undergraduate and graduate student population.

Here you’ll find visual, graphic and statistical information about SSU's current student demographics, what academic schools and divisions our students are enrolled in, the top 20 degree programs, student graduation statistics and more. Many of the interactive graphs and charts in this section of our website present several levels of data, so we invite you to click around and enhance your understanding of our students and university. The navigational sidebar on the left will help guide you through a quick overview of Sonoma State's data story.

Fall 2018 At a Glance

Student Levels, Fall 2018

Class Number of students Percentage (rounded to the nearest whole)
First-Time First-Years 2,417 26%
Sophomores 1,362 15%
Juniors 2,092 23%
Seniors 2,694 29%
Postbaccalaureate 636 7%


Student Enrollment Descriptions, Fall 2018

Enrollment Description Number of students Percentages (rounded)
First-time students 2,007 22%
Continuing students 6,245 68%
Transfer students 841 9%
Returning students 23 0.2%
Returning transfers 41 0.4%
Transitory students 44 0.5%


Top 20 Primary* Degree Programs, Fall 2018

Degree Programs Number of students Percentage (rounded to the nearest whole)
Undeclared 1,249 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%

*"Primary" refers to a student's first declared degree program, if they have declared multiple programs.