- 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 Institution by Undergraduate Participation in Study Abroad - Baccalaureate Colleges, Institute of International Education (IIE), Open Doors Data.
- #1 (tie) in "10 Universities Where the Most Students Study Outside the US" (US News & World Report Short List 2016)
- SUA’s required semester of study abroad is included in tuition, as is a new laptop computer for every entering freshman.
- Study Abroad experiences are one of the 1st things our alumni will tell you about their Soka education!