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Academic Excellence

Soka University begins our quest for academic excellence by recruiting top students of all nationalities and beliefs who are highly self-motivated.  In addition to a rigorous curriculum, a variety of distinctive elements combine to create an educational experience of superior quality.

Undergraduate Program
Graduate Program


The institutional student learning outcomes are:

Over 80% of our undergraduate students graduate in four years (compared to a national average of 61% at private colleges), and over 30% of our graduates have been accepted to graduate schools at many prestigious universities, including Harvard, Yale, Oxford, Stanford, USC, UCLA, UC Berkeley, UCI, Georgetown, Columbia Teacher's College, Hawaii Law, Cornell, Duke, Boston, NYU, Cambridge and London School of Economics.   

Every undergraduate at SUA graduates with a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts, which has qualified our students for graduate school in such diverse fields as law, education, economics, statistics, urban planning, psychology, diplomacy, environmental studies, mathematical finance, international development studies, international education policy, international studies, conflict analysis and resolution, Japanese language and literature, Latin American politics and human rights, environmental legal studies, history, peace studies, East Asia regional studies, public affairs, sociology, anthropology, entertainment industry management, second and foreign language education (TESOL), creative writing, screenwriting, literature, global affairs, art education and medicine (with extra science classes).

Where can a Liberal Arts degree from Soka University take you?  Many places!