International Students Admissions


International students must meet the admissions criteria set forth by both the School of Business and Economics (SBE) Graduate & Executive Programs office and the International Students Admissions Office.


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SBE Graduate & Executive Programs Office Requirements:


International Student Admissions Office Requirements: 

  • Please note your transcripts must be official and translated into English before submitting. (Please send original and translated version). If you have any college courses completed in your country. We will accept translations from any agency from this list.
  • IELTS official score report. (cannot be older than 2 years) must be current.
  • The TOEFL Score Report must also be officially sent from ETS (must be current) cannot be older than 2 years).

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International students in all Sonoma MBA and EMBA programs are required to gain practical experience by:

  • Completing an internship course,
  • Working for eight or more months during their MBA or EMBA program
  • Or, combining an internship course and work for a total of eight or more months during their MBA or EMBA program.

International students may be authorized for Curricular Practical Training (CPT) to be eligible for off-campus work or internships in a position directly related to their field of study.


Your contact for your international documents is the International Admissions Office. Please feel free to contact their main office directly with questions pertaining to international documents needed: (707) 664-2778.

Mailing address for all application materials:

Sonoma State University
Office of Admissions
Attn: International Admissions
1801 East Cotati Avenue
Rohnert Park, CA 94928


Reach out to us with your questions: 
Nicki Orser - Admissions Specialist: 707-664-3547 or   
Soo Haylett - Executive Director: 707-664-2260