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Soka University of America

Aliso Viejo, CA
University Website: www.soka.edu
Apply Online: https://www.applyweb.com/apply/sokau/
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Soka University of America (SUA) is a university located in Aliso Viejo, California, United States. The university's mission is to "foster of a steady stream of global citizens committed to living a contributive life," with an emphasis on principles of pacifism, human rights, and the creative coexistence of nature and humanity. It has a graduate and an undergraduate program.

A much larger and older sister school, Sōka University of Japan, is located in Hachiōji, Tokyo. SUA encompasses a four-year liberal arts college and a graduate school. SUA hosts the Pacific Basin Research Center and the academic journal Annals of Scholarship.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $26,294.00 avg tuition

1 University Drive
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-4105
(949) 480-4000

Apply online Admissions:
Financial Aid:

Areas of Study:

  • Education
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
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Soka University of America

Applied 519
Admitted 179 34%
Enrolled total 110
Full Time: 110
Part Time 0
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 473 620
SAT Math 540 680
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 530 610
ACT Composite 23 27
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 94%
4-year graduation rate 89%
6-year graduation rate 93%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Soka University of America

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $26,294.00 $26,294.00 $26,294.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $932.00 $932.00 $932.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $300.00 $300.00 $300.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
(with family)
Room and Board $10,122.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $1,500.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $45.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $1,000.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 100%
Percent receiving grant aid 98%
Avg amount of grant aid $21,279.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 52%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,535.00

Soka University of America

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
Foreign Language Teacher Education X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X

Scholarships for Students in California

Name Amount Deadline
Victor Grifols Roura Scholarship Varies Varies

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