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Soka University of America

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1226

world rank

3855

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Overview

Founded in 2001, Soka University of America is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Aliso Viejo (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Soka University of America (SUA) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational higher education institution. Soka University of America (SUA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. This 15 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. SUA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Acronym SUA
Founded 2001
Motto Peace, Human Rights and the Sanctity of Life
Peace, Human Rights and the Sanctity of Life
Colours Royal blue, white and gold
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Location


Address 1 University Drive
Aliso Viejo
92656-8081 California
United States
Population range 10,000-49,999
Phone +1 (949) 480 4000
Fax +1 (949) 480 4001
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Soka University of America for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)
International students over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Soka University of America's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 1 University Drive
Aliso Viejo 92656-8081
Phone +1 (949) 480 4150
888 600 SOKA

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Soka University of America's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 250-499
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Soka University of America's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Soka University of America for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

WASC Senior College and University Commission


Year of first Accreditation

2005



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Soka University of America as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)


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Academic Structure

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