Study in Beautiful Northern California Wine Country
The Sonoma State American Language Institute offers international students the opportunity to improve their English quickly in a supportive, family-like environment on the Sonoma State University campus located in beautiful Northern California.
SSALI provides the highest quality English learning environment in Northern California! The School of Extended and International Education is honored to host students seeking to obtain an academic degree at Sonoma State University and from our special international university partners!
The SSALI program has been hosting and helping international students improve their English for over 40 years! Check out our two English language programs designed to improve English comprehension while becoming an active participant of the Sonoma State University student body.
Why Sonoma State University?
In the heart of Sonoma County, 50 miles north of San Francisco
Daytime temperatures average 27oC in the summer and 12oC in the winter
Diverse student population with an emphasis on community building and leadership development
Green Music Center
Blending world-class performances with educational opportunities, the GMC houses an acoustically perfect concert hall
Try out the climbing wall, fitness classes, or meet friends in the game room
A focal point of student life, dining, relaxing or enjoying events
Our faculty are highly accomplished and student centered
We are green
SSU is known as a model for sustainability in building, teaching and planning