OUT-OF-STATE: First-time Freshman Admissions Requirements

    First-time Freshman applicants should have strong academic course preparation, and are admitted if they meet:

    Notice of Impaction

    Notice is hereby given that Sonoma State University intends to declare impaction in the degree program Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies beginning with the 2013-2014 Academic Year at both the freshman and transfer levels. The criteria for impaction can be viewed at Fall 2013 - Spring 2014 Impacted Majors

  1. High-school and basic CSU college preparation subject requirements with a grade of C or better.
  2. Minimum eligibility index of 3502 (SAT) or 842 (ACT), based on the following calculation: SAT (GPA x 800 + SAT-verbal/critical reading + mathematics) or, if you took the ACT, (GPA x 200 + 10 x ACT composite score).
  3. The special criteria for impacted majors Fall 2013 - Spring 2014 Impacted Majors.

Honors Courses

Up to eight courses of honors work taken in the last two years of high school can be accepted. Each unit of A in an honors course will receive a total of 5 points; B, 4 points; and C, 3 points.

CSU may may provisionally admit first-time freshman applicants based on their academic preparation through the junior year of high school and planned for the senior year. The campus will monitor the senior year of study to ensure that those so admitted complete their senior year of studies satisfactorily, including the required college preparatory subjects, and graduate from high school.

Fee Information

Non-California residents are required to pay non-resident tuition fees ($372 per unit) in addition to regular student charges/fees applied to all students. Out-of-state students are eligible for an installment payment plan. There is a 15% service fee on the plan. Visit www.sonoma.edu/registration/fees for detailed fee and budgetary workups.