Soka University

country rank  97
world rank  2558

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University Overview

Established in 1971, Soka University is a private higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Hachioji (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Tokyo. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, Soka University is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution. Soka University 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 degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 49 years old Japanese higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Japanese higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Soka University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name 創価大学
Acronym
Founded 1971
Motto Be philosophers of a renaissance of lifeBe world citizens in solidarity for peaceBe the pioneers of a global civilization
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 1-236 Tangi-cho
Hachioji
192-0003 Tokyo
Japan
Tel +81 (426) 91 2211
Fax +81 (426) 91 9300

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
Not reported Not reported
International
students
Not reported Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 30-40%
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Soka University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan


Year of first Accreditation

2001


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)

Academic Structure

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Social Media

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021