Fostering Global Citizens One Student at a Time

Welcome to Soka University (SUA), a private, four-year liberal arts college located in Aliso Viejo, CA.  We have 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 10 in both Best Value and Ethnic Diversity among National Liberal Arts Colleges…and #1 in Foreign Student Factor (highest percentage of International Students,) and #1 in Faculty Resources.

Opportunities to Visit Campus

There are a variety of opportunities to visit Soka University!  Throughout the year, Soka Admission offers tours and events on campus.

Come experience Soka University by visiting our campus and interact with our community firsthand! Visit our Campus Tour Calendar to make arrangements.

Soka provides opportunities for high schools, middle schools, organizations, and community members to visit campus.  Groups and community members interested in visiting may fill out the Community Tour Registration Form.

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Undergraduate Students

If you want to make a difference, start from a totally different place.  Soka University was built in the 21st century for the 21st century.  Tomorrow is built into the equation.  Based on the go-anywhere-do-anything flexibility of a liberal arts education, Soka offers a respected undergraduate degree with concentrations in Environmental Studies, Humanities, International Studies, and Social and Behavioral Sciences.

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Acceptance Rate...... 36%
Class Size...... 110
Domestic Class...... 60%
International Class...... 40%

Average GPA (Weighted)...... 3.96

SAT Redesigned (25%-75%)

SAT ERW...... 520-660
SAT Math...... 580-720
SAT Essay Reading...... 5-6
SAT Essay Analysis...... 4-6
SAT Essay Writing...... 5-6
Combined SAT..... 1200-1350

ACT (25%-75%)

ACT Composite...... 26-30
ACT Writing...... 20-26

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From the Office of Admission:

Dear admitted and prospective students,

Soka University of America would like to reassure you that any disciplinary action resulting from your peaceful participation in protests on gun violence will have absolutely no impact on your admission to SUA.


SUA  Office of Admission