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Graduate Class Profiles


The first eleven classes included students from countries around the world including the United States, Japan, France, Panama, China, Canada, Brazil, Korea, the Philippines, India, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Peru, Portugal, Malaysia and Venezuela. After graduating, some alumni returned to their native countries to cultivate Soka Education at home, while others journeyed to places throughout the world such as Japan, Colombia, Germany, Italy, Thailand, Reunion Island and Russia.  SUA alumni are making a difference. Click here to read more about what SUA graduates are doing.


Gisella Donayre

Class of 2003

A native of Peru, Gisella teaches
English to young students in Japan

Margaret Johnson

Class of 1997

Born in Hawaii, Maggie has taught
 college-level English on two continents.

CLASS AND STUDENT PROFILES (Classes Enrolled in 1994-2007)
Average enrollment per class 8.2 students
Average Age at enrollment 27.9 years old
Women 70%
Men 30%
US Citizens and Residents 50%
International Students* 50%
Teaching experience 27%
Countries/Territories Represented Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Taiwan, Venezuela, USA
* International Students = F-1 Visa Students (Those other than US citizens and permanent residents

(Classes Enrolled in 1994 - 2007)

Andres Bello Catholic University, Venezuela
Beijing Foreign Studies University, China
Boston University, MA
California State University at Fresno, CA
California State University at Northridge, CA
Central Washington University, WA
Clemson University, SC
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Columbia University, NY
Dominican College of San Rafael, CA
Doshisha University, Japan
Faculdades Metropolitanas University, Brazil
Federal University of Mato Grosso, Brazil
Federico Villarreal University, Peru
Framingham State College, MA
Ibero-Americano Central University, Brazil
Indiana University, IN
Korea University, Korea
Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR
Meiji Gakuin University, Japan
Minnesota State University
National Tsing-hua University, Taiwan
National University of Comahue, Argentina
Ohio State University, OH
Oklahoma Christian University, OK
Osaka University of Foreign Studies, Japan
Rutgers University, NJ
San Francisco State University, CA
Sejong University, Korea
Simon Fraser University, Canada
Soka University, Japan
Soka University of America, Aliso Viejo, CA
Sophia University, Japan
State University of New York, Potsdam, NY
Tunghai University, Taiwan
University of Alaska at Anchorage, AK
University of Baltimore, MD
University of California at Berkeley, CA
University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), CA
University of California at Santa Barbara, CA
University of Colorado at Boulder, CO
University of Delhi, India
University of Glamorgan, Cardiff, Wales
University of Hawaii, HI
University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
University of Massachusetts, MA
University of Montan, MT
University of Mumbai, India
University of Nebraska at Omaha, NE
University of Portland, OR
University of South Carolina, Aiken, SC
University of Southern California (USC), CA
University of Tampa, FL
University of Texas at Austin, TX
University of Toronto, Canada
University of Toulouse, France
University of Virginia, VA
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Vassar College, NY
Xavier University, Philippines
Yale University, CT

*undergraduate institutions only

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