Soka University

country rank  83
world rank  2248

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University Overview

Established in 1971, Soka University is a private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized city of Hachioji (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Tokyo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Soka University is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Soka University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 46 years old 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, as well as administrative services.

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 (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
192-0003 Tokyo
Japan
T +81 (426) 91 2211
F +81 (426) 91 9300

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

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

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Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Soka University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan


Year of first Accreditation
2001


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)

Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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