Soka University of America

country rank  1135
world rank  3835

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University Overview

Founded in 2001, Soka University of America is a non-profit private higher education institution located in 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 17 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym SUA
Founded 2001 Origins date back to 1987
Motto Peace, Human Rights and the Sanctity of Life
Colours Royal blue, white and gold

University Location

Address 1 University Drive
Aliso Viejo (population range: 10,000-49,999)
92656-8081 California
United States
T +1 (949) 480 4000
F +1 (949) 480 4001

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
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)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office 1 University Drive
Aliso Viejo 92656-8081
+1 (949) 480 4150
888 600 SOKA

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 250-499
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Other
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission


Year of first Accreditation

2005

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
  • Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
  • National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO)
  • National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC)
  • Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities (AICCU)
  • Institute of International Education (IIE)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019