Why choose Sonoma?

We are surrounded by some of the most well-known high-tech industries (e.g., Auto Desk, Broadcom, Ciena, Cyan, Keysight Technologies, Parker Hannifin Corporation, and more). With only a 90 minutes away from the Silicon Valley, 45-minute drive to San Francisco, SSU has been chosen by many high-tech professionals as the place to live, while working at one of the high-tech companies (Google, Dropbox, LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.). We are also surrounded by various beaches, the Russian River, and redwood forests. Discover the world-class Green Music Center, a music education & performing arts complex. Utilize the Student Center, a modern and vibrant focal point of student activities and engagement. Take the train and visit San Rafael.