Soka University of America: Ranking & Review

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Aliso Viejo Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 1509 5410
Top 32%

Soka University of America Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate37%43%34%
Enrolled undergraduates1074166
Enrolled total (including graduate students)427160267

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $45. Application fee for graduates - $45.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesConsidered but not required
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores79
Percent of students submitting SAT scores74%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores43
Percent of students submitting ACT scores40%
ACT Composite
ACT English
ACT Math

Soka University of America Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $47,368 $47,368
Off-campus $49,494 $49,494
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,166 and other expenses per full academic year.

Soka University of America provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 472 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $30,106 $30,106
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,670 $1,670
Tuition for Full-time graduates $30,106 $30,106
Fees for full-time graduates $1,670 $1,670

Programs and Degrees

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 102 102
Education 6 6
Grand Total1026108

A total of 102 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Soka University of America.

At the master's level 6 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate94%95%93%
  • Full-time retention rate - 94%

General info

Alternative namesSoka
MottoPeace, Human Rights and the Sanctity of Life
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementThe mission of Soka University of America is to foster a steady stream of global citizens committed to living a contributive life.
Colorsroyal blue, white, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff213
Instructional FTE58
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address1 University Drive
Aliso Viejo, California, 92656-8081
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population10,000 - 50,000
Fax+1 (949) 480 4001

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