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2014 - 2015 Admission Events

We are on the lookout for students who are passionate mobilizers. Doers. Intellectuals. Peacekeepers. Friendly and respectful team players. Social-minded citizens. Diverse individuals. Pioneers. Active dreamers. Are you a Soka student? You are welcome to participate in one or more of our admission event programs and find out for YOURSELF!

  • Lions Roar - Junior/Senior High School Students' Open House - 9:00 am-3:00 pm on Saturday, October 18 and Saturday, November 8, 2014. You may make your reservation beginning the first week of August 2014. Each event is capped at 175 guests to ensure a seat on the date of your choice. At our Lions Roar Open House we do our best to provide each of you a personalized college experience. For this reason, we invite you to bring two guests only to participate alongside you. A complimentary lunch will be served. Registration is 9 am so please allow yourself enough drive time. You can learn more about the event at Lions Roar. See you soon!

  • Day Program

The day program gives you the opportunity to work closely with an admission counselor in customizing a day visit to Soka based on your specific interests. The visit may include a campus tour, admission and/or financial aid appointment, class visit/s, lunch with students, meeting/s with specified faculty, a meeting with the study abroad department, and/or athletic staff. To talk with an admission counselor about customizing your day program email admission@soka.edu or call (888) 600-SOKA.  Please allow a minimum of one week's notice prior to scheduling.

  • Junior Spring Break Program

Visiting California on your Spring Break?

Then...swing by Soka! Spring break is a great time to visit college campuses.  Located within driving distance from many Southern California universities and in the heart of the coastal community of Orange County, only minutes away from Laguna Beach, Soka University can easily be added to your college visit list. Once on campus, you can eat lunch at our Bistro with students, take a campus tour, see our residence halls and decide if Soka University is a place where you can see yourself leading a contributive life.  You are welcome to schedule a tour online Monday through Friday at either 10 am or 2 pm.

  • Middle and High School Group Tour Program

Each year many groups: AVID, Gear Up, Talent Search and Upward Bound students visit Soka as one of their first opportunities to experience college life at a small private liberal arts university with students from 40+ countries, an average classroom size of 13, and a student faculty ratio of 9:1. Soka looks forward to welcoming your group (capped at 45 students per visit with lunch in the Bistro. Groups larger than 45 may purchase a box lunch and eat by Peace Lake in front of Founders Hall. The cost of lunch is $7.50 per person). You are welcome to schedule your student group tour Monday through Friday at 10 am or 2 pm.  Please allow a minimum of one week's notice prior to scheduling.

It's YOUR time to Experience Soka, Class of 2018! You have worked hard, been accepted and are now invited to experience life at Soka including an overnight stay in our Residence Hall:  Experience Soka officially begins on April 11 at 8 am. Check out the schedule of events!  Your Soka family can't wait to meet you! Our online RSVP form goes live following the Admission Decision date in March 2014.

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