Tuition & Fees

$31,310

$31,310

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
50%
500-599
34%
400-499
1%
700-800
30%
600-699
46%
500-599
24%
700-800
13%
600-699
40%
500-599
39%
400-499
8%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
70%
24-29
25%
18-23
5%
30-36
16%
24-29
77%
18-23
7%
30-36
42%
24-29
53%
18-23
5%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

1

teacher

8

students

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Very Selective

37%

acceptance rate

Accepted 182
Declined + 307
Total Received 489
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Private (nonprofit)

412

undergraduate students

15

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Liberal Arts
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Codes

SAT 4066
ACT 0467

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Location

School Facts

Soka University of America, founded in 1987, is a private, non-profit, comprehensive university. Its 103-acre campus is located in Aliso Viejo, California.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 427
Established in 1987
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Aliso Viejo, CA

103-acre campus in Aliso Viejo (population: 51,424).

Soka University of America
1 University Drive
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-8081

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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
50%
Top 1/4
90%
Top 1/2
100%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
50%
500-599
34%
400-499
1%
700-800
30%
600-699
46%
500-599
24%
700-800
13%
600-699
40%
500-599
39%
400-499
8%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
70%
24-29
25%
18-23
5%
30-36
16%
24-29
77%
18-23
7%
30-36
42%
24-29
53%
18-23
5%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
($45 paper application)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 1 (priority deadline)
January 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Very Selective

37%

acceptance rate

Accepted 182
Declined + 307
Total Received 489

Admissions Factors

Very Important

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

Important

Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
State residency
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Matthew Luna
Associate Director of Admissions Operations
P: 888 600-7652
F: 949 480-4151
admission@soka.edu

Financial Aid

88%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$36,220

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $31,310
Room & board $12,530
Books & supplies $1,916
Total $45,756
Average Financial Aid - $36,220
Total with Avg. Aid $9,536

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $478,440
State $348,760
Institutional $8,584,377
Other external
Total $9,411,577

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $4,182,272
Other external $51,845
Total $4,234,117

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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
March 2

Institution's own financial aid form
March 2

State aid form
March 2

Other
May 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

State aid form

Other

Financial Aid Office

P: 888 600-7652
F: 949 480-4151
financialaid@soka.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Scott Brandos
Associate Director of Financial Aid
sbrandos@soka.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

Cheerleading, Racquetball, Soccer, Table Tennis, Volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

Cheerleading, Racquetball, Soccer, Table Tennis, Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball, Weight Lifting

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Athletic Directors

Mike Moore (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Educational Leadership/Societal Change
Liberal Arts
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Liberal Arts

Programs Offered

  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

427

total students

44%

in-state

56%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

96%

412
students

Female
62%
256

Male
38%
156

4%

15
students

Female
73%
11

Male
27%
4

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

411
students

Female
63%
255

Male
37%
156

1%

1
students

Female
100%
1

Male
0%
0

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Student Break-down

43%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
20%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
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
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • 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

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

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 32
Countries most often represented China
India
Japan
Nepal
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Margaret Kasahara
Manager of International Student Services
949 480-4135
mkasahara@soka.edu

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