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Sonoma State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$19,788 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,472 tuition
$10,961 on campus room & board
$1,665 books
$1,690 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$31,446 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$17,130 tuition
$10,961 on campus room & board
$1,665 books
$1,690 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$5,230 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
59% of students receive aid
27% get federal aid ($4,613 avg)
26% get state aid ($2,988 avg)
28% get institn'l aid ($5,230 avg)
44% get loans ($5,570 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 11.0% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.63% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

$6,186,347
Annual Aid Awarded
Aid/Loans
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $9,111 38%
Federal Grant Aid $4,613 27%
Pell Grants $4,269 27%
Other Federal Grants $1,462 7%
Institution Grant Aid $5,230 28%
State Grant Aid $2,988 26%
Student Loans $5,570 44%
Federal Loans $5,088 44%
Other Loans $13,293 2%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: January 31
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Sonoma State University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1801 E Cotati Ave
Rohnert Park, CA 94928-3609
(707) 664-2880
http://www.sonoma.edu/finaid/

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Marissa from Rancho Cordova, CA
  • Jun-10-2014 I am a past student here

    There is a lot of support at Sonoma State, and because it is a small school a student can get to know their professors better. It is easier to get a good grade when the student can talk to the professor about something he or she did not understand, rather than be passed over as another face in the crowd like at bigger universities.

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  • 3
  • Roxanne
  • Feb-21-2013 I am a current student here

    For the amount you pay you really get a lot out of it. The dorms are all really nice, they're pretty much all like little apartments. Class sizes can range from pretty small (24 kids, usually for discussions or labs) to 700 (for lectures

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  • 5
  • Wyatt from Livermore, CA
  • Feb-07-2013 I am a current student here

    It is worth tuition! You get free visits to the on campus health facility. If you need an x-ray, it is included in your tuition. Tuition is definitely worth all the perks you get!

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