International Students

Sonoma State University is located in the North San Francisco Bay in California, USA, hours away from Silicon Valley and within minutes of some of the world’s most innovative high-tech companies. Sonoma State is one of the 23 campuses of California State University, the largest four-year public university system in the United States.

The Department Engineering offers a Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) degree with opportunities to acquire the skills necessary for entry into a broad range of industries, including Technology, Hardware and Software, Communication, Computer, Robotics and Automation, Aerospace and Defense, Automotive, and Integrated Circuits.

For students who already have a four-year bachelor’s degree in electrical, computer, software, or a closely related field, the department offers a Master’s in Electrical and Computer Engineering (MSECE) degree. The program includes internships and opportunities for collaboration with local industries that prepare graduates for employment in high-tech industries.

The Engineering department has a vibrant international student community. We accept international student applications for both the BSEE and MSECE programs. For questions and other inquiries about the programs, please email the department at

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Applying to Sonoma State Engineering

Applications are reviewed and accepted on an ongoing (rolling) basis. The last day to send in an application for Fall 2023 is April 30, 2023. Start Your Application at: CAL STATE APPLY.

International Office and Admissions Requirements

International Office Contacts for Visa and Other Questions:

International Education Contact Page
School of Extended and International Education Staff Directory