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Tuition

$30,144

$30,144

not including room and board

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Selective

45%

acceptance rate

Accepted 158
Declined + 187
Total Received 345
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undergraduateRatios

35%

65%

male

female

1  :  9

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Liberal Arts
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School Facts

Soka University is an independent, non-profit, private, coeducational institution of higher education. Its campus is located in Aliso Viejo, California.

Public/private Private (proprietary)
Campus Enrollment 438
Established in 2001
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Codes

SAT 4066
ACT 0467

Social Networks

Private (proprietary)

436

undergraduate students

2

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
11%
600-699
26%
500-599
37%
400-499
21%
300-399
5%
700-800
31%
600-699
44%
500-599
19%
400-499
6%
700-800
6%
600-699
32%
500-599
59%
400-499
3%
30-36
35%
24-29
38%
18-23
27%
30-36
4%
24-29
81%
18-23
15%
30-36
11%
24-29
62%
18-23
27%
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Aliso Viejo, CA

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Aliso Viejo, CA

103-acre campus in Aliso Viego (population: 48,549).

Soka University of America
1 University Drive
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
99%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
39%
Top 1/4
78%
Top 1/2
94%
Bottom 1/2
6%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
11%
600-699
26%
500-599
37%
400-499
21%
300-399
5%
700-800
31%
600-699
44%
500-599
19%
400-499
6%
700-800
6%
600-699
32%
500-599
59%
400-499
3%
30-36
35%
24-29
38%
18-23
27%
30-36
4%
24-29
81%
18-23
15%
30-36
11%
24-29
62%
18-23
27%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline October 15 (priority deadline)
January 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline October 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work

Considered

Class rank
Geographical residence
Interview
State residency
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Selective

45%

acceptance rate

Accepted 158
Declined + 187
Total Received 345

Admissions Contact

Andrew Woolsey
Director of Enrollment Services
P: 888 600-7652
F: 949 480-4151
admission@soka.edu

Cost

Tuition $27,950
Room & board $10,916
Additional fees $1,194
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $41,060
Average Financial Aid - $33,880
Total with Avg. Aid $7,180

Financial Aid

83%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$33,880

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $578,086
State $783,378
Institutional $7,256,609
Other external
Total $8,618,073

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $2,895,455
Other external $82,244
Total $2,977,699

Varsity Sports

M W
cross-country
diving
soccer
swimming
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA
Mascot
Lion
School colors
blue, white, and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Environmental Studies
Humanities
International Studies
Liberal Arts
Second/Foreign Language Education
Social/Behavioral Sciences
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Undergraduate

100%

436
students

Female
65%
284

Male
35%
152

Graduate

0%

2
students

Female
100%
2

Male
0%
0

undergraduateFull-time

99%

435
students

Female
66%
283

Male
34%
152

undergraduatePart-time

1%

1
students

Female
100%
1

Male
0%
0

Student Break-down

39%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
21%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
18%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript
College transcript(s)
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s)
Interview
Standardized test scores
Essay or personal statement
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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 40
Countries most often represented India
Japan
Korea
Malaysia
Taiwan
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Jennifer Serna
Coordinator of Admission Operations
949 480-4136
jserna@soka.edu

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