Sofia University in Palo Alto

Palo Alto, CA

Sofia University offers 15-degree programs and 15 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 12:1. 1 high safety campus. 33.8% are women, and 66.2% are men. 22% percents of international students.


Types of financial aids


9 of Sofia University undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 60 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Sofia University number 633 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in California.

Students at Sofia University awarded 2 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a pell grants.

Students services


Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Disability services


Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Sofia University is 12:1, that means that for every 12 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio



Number of international students


Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown


Students enrollment in distance education


In Sofia University the biggest percent of students are enrolled exclusively in distance education courses.

Distance education location breakdown


Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Sofia University and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in California.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Sofia University

The campus located by 1069 E. Meadow Circle address in Palo Alto, California.


Sofia University in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Sofia University with 0.32% of maximum crimes a year. The only type of crimes detected on Sofia University is burglary.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Sofia University offers 15 programs in total: 6 are for Doctor's degree-research/scholarship programs, 3 - for Bachelor's degree, 3 - for Master's degree, and 3 are Postbaccalaureate certificate.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 28 universities in Santa Clara county. Sofia University is one of the few institutions in Santa Clara that offers a Bachelor's degree program.


Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 15 distance learning programs that are offered in the Sofia University: 6 are for Doctor's degree-research/scholarship programs, 3 - for Bachelor's degree, 3 - for Master's degree and 3 are Postbaccalaureate certificate.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be entirely online as well as partially online and contain real-time elements. So explore each program to make sure you can commit.


Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the California state average data to help you compare.


Sofia University provides coursework for undergraduate students, graduate students and students with doctors professional practice.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 15 students with 677 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 235 with 8444 credit hours. The doctors professional practice enrollment was 21 students.

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Location & Website

Address: 1069 East Meadow Cr


Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Quarter

General Phone Number: +6504934430

Institution is active in current year: 1

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