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 2020 At a Glance

Student Levels, Fall 2020

Class Number of students Percentage (rounded to the nearest whole)
First-Time First Years 897 11%
First Years 428 5%
Sophomores 1,268 16%
Juniors 2,002 26%
Seniors 2,531 32%
Postbaccalaureate 653 8%


Student Enrollment Descriptions, Fall 2020

Enrollment Description Number of students Percentages (rounded)
First-time students 1,189 15%
Continuing students 5,816 74%
Transfer students 735 9%
Returning students 18 0.2%
Returning transfers 23 0.3%
Transitory students 26 0.3%


Top 20 Primary* Degree Programs, Fall 2020

Degree Programs Number of students Percentage (rounded to the nearest whole)
Undeclared 753 10%
Business 715 9%
Psychology 540 7%
Early Childhood Education 367 5%
Sociology 344 4%
Hutchins School of Liberal Studies 334 4%
Computer Science 302 4%
Communications 268 3%
Criminology and Criminal Justice 264 3%
Biology 263 3%
Kinesiology - Exercise Science 210 3%
Business - Marketing 195 2%
Geography 189 2%
Nursing 187 2%
Business - Accounting 178 2%
Political Science 151 2%
History 151 2%
Kinesiology 143 2%
Electrical Engineering 127 2%
English 114 1%

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