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We believe that education is the road not just to a career, but to happiness, to fulfillment, and to a better, more peaceful, more sustainable world. Your Soka University degree prepares you for a rewarding future in your career, your life, and a contributive life of meaning and change. Come to Soka if you are comfortable with diversity in people, ideas, opinions, perspectives, values, and goals.


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Soka University Ranked High for Best College, Best Value and Diversity

Aliso Viejo, CA -- Soka University (SUA), a private, four-year liberal arts college and graduate school located in Aliso Viejo, CA, has been consistently appearing in the top national rankings for Best Value Colleges and Most Diverse Colleges. US News & World Report's "Best Colleges 2018" ranked SUA in the Top Ten in both Best Value and Ethnic Diversity among National Liberal Arts Colleges, #1 in Faculty Resources and #1 in Foreign Student Factor (highest % of International Students).


Academic Highlights

Open House with Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury

Open House with Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury

Aliso Viejo, CA – Soka community members gathered for on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at the annual Open House event with Distinguished Visiting Scholar Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury, joined by Mrs. Chowdhury, to discuss “Why the Culture of Peace is So Essential to Humanity?”  Sponsored by the Office of Academic Affairs, this event, along with the Learning Cluster he has taught for 9 years, is a way for Ambassador Chowdhury to pay special tribute to Soka University and its founder, Daisaku Ikeda, engaging students and spreading the message of transformational opportunities of the Culture of Peace amongst the SUA students.