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  • An independent, non-profit, public-benefit co-educational institution of higher education
  • Graduate School opened in 1994
  • Liberal Arts college opened in 2001
  • Open to top students of every nationality and belief
  • Outstanding faculty
  • 9 to 1 student/faculty ratio
  • Small seminar classes (average class size 12 for undergraduate program, 8 for graduate program)
  • About half of SUA students have come from the US and half have come from over 40 other countries.
  • Library with 225,000-volume capacity, reading rooms and rare books facility. We currently offer: Print Books: 80,850 volumes; Electronic Books: 47,700 titles;Print Periodicals: 300 titles;Electronic Periodicals:18,500 full-text titles;Databases: 70 (Most of them with full-text access);VHS/DVDs: 1,700 titles;Audio CDs: 430 titles
  • Computer access in classrooms, library, residence halls and central outside gathering areas.
  • Beautiful 103-acre campus in South Orange County, California is one mile from the Pacific Ocean and Laguna Beach's main beach (if you're a bird.) It's about 7 miles to drive to the beach.
  • SUA is located in the city of Aliso Viejo and is 400 ft. above sea level.
  • Campus surrounded by a 4000-acre wilderness park on 85% of its border.
  • Laptop computer for each entering undergraduate student included in tuition.
  • Semester of study abroad for undergraduates in the junior year included in tuition.
  • Generous financial aid available.  Net-Price Calculator

BA in Liberal Arts

MA Program in Educational Leadership and Societal Change

  • Sound theoretical foundation
  • Practical skills and experience
  • Small class sizes and rigorous academic discipline
  • Research internship
  • Broad interdisciplinary knowledge

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Contact information:

Soka University of America     
1 University Drive
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
949 480 4000
Fax: 949 480 4001 for BA Program for MA Program for general information

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