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Soka University Highlights
Soka University was the
1st liberal arts college in the United States to make study abroad mandatory when it opened in 2001. SUA’s first juniors went abroad in 2003.
#1 (tie) in percentage of students studying abroad ( US News & World Report’s “ Best Colleges 2013” ) ALL of our graduates have completed a full semester abroad. (Tied with Goucher College which began requiring 100% of its students to study abroad in 2006.)
#1 (tie) in "10 Universities Where the Most Students Study Outside the US" ( US News & World Report Short List 2014)
Study Abroad experiences are one of the 1 things our alumni will tell you about their Soka education! st
Soka University was
#1 in Faculty Resources among National Liberal Arts Colleges in US News & World Report’s “Best Colleges 2014.” A
9:1 student/faculty ratio and average class size of 12 allow our faculty to work one on one with students. Our goal:
Academic Excellence Soka's
Academic Resources support both faculty and students.