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 2019 At a Glance

Student Levels, Fall 2019

Class Number of students Percentage (rounded to the nearest whole)
First-Time First-Years 2,037 24%
Sophomores 1,393 16%
Juniors 2,096 24%
Seniors 2,506 29%
Postbaccalaureate 617 7%


Student Enrollment Descriptions, Fall 2019

Enrollment Description Number of students Percentages (rounded)
First-time students 1,739 20%
Continuing students 6,033 70%
Transfer students 801 9%
Returning students 35 0.4%
Returning transfers 17 0.2%
Transitory students 24 0.3%


Top 20 Primary* Degree Programs, Fall 2019

Degree Programs Number of students Percentage (rounded to the nearest whole)
Undeclared 1,000 12%
Business 775 9%
Psychology 559 6%
Biology 442 5%
Early Childhood Education 386 4%
Kinesiology 368 4%
Hutchins School of Liberal Studies 359 4%
Sociology 346 4%
Computer Science 335 4%
Criminology and Criminal Justice 328 4%
Communications 288 3%
English 287 3%
Business - Accounting 203 2%
Business - Marketing 198 2%
Nursing 191 2%
History 180 2%
Political Science 164 2%
Geography 157 2%
Electrical Engineering 139 2%
Biochemistry 121 1%

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