Transfer Students

Welcome to the SSU Physics & Astronomy Department Transfer Student Page!

The Department of Physics & Astronomy offers 2-year paths to graduation for transfer students, in B.S. Physics, B.S. Astrophysics, B.A. Physics, and B.A. Physical Science.

Core to our curriculum, all students conduct research with a faculty advisor. Explore examples of student research here. Our students work in advanced research settings including with the Scanning Electron Microscope, the Campus Observatory, James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) data, the Theoretical Quantum Gravity Lab, the Cube Satellite Lab, and our other facilities.

Through the generosity of donors, Physics & Astronomy offers several department exclusive scholarships, in addition to those available at the university level.

Your next step to a degree in the Department of Physics & Astronomy is to visit Admissions. Transfer students admitted to SSU can transfer up to 70 units of courses to be applied towards their degree. shows you the articulation agreements between Sonoma State and your institution.

We look forward to working with you to achieve your academic goals. Please reach out to a faculty advisor to discuss your transfer path into the Department of Physics & Astronomy at Sonoma State University.