Tuition, Fees and Payment Plans

Tuition, room & board and health fees at Soka University of America will be charged on a session basis. The total costs of attendance for the academic years are as follows:

Full-time

2016-2017

2017-2018

Tuition $14,686 per session Tuition $15,053 per session
Room and Board $5,906 per session Room and Board $6,083 per session
Health Insurance $835 per session Health Insurance $835* per session

*The premium is subject to change - the amount shown is based on previous year's premium.

Part-time (upon approval)

2016-2017

2017-2018

Tuition $1,224 per session Undergraduate Tuition $1,255 per unit
Graduate Tuition $1,632 per unit Graduate Tuition $1,673 per unit
Room and Board $5,906 per session Room and Board $6,083 per session
Health Insurance $835 per session Health Insurance $835* per session

*The premium is subject to change - the amount shown is based on previous year's premium.

 

In order to serve you better, Soka University of America, Aliso Viejo offers the following payment options:

OPTION 1

When paying your tuition payment in full , payment must be remitted to SUA in fall and again in spring.

Payment Due Dates:

  • Fall Session: no later than August 10
  • Spring Session: December 1 - January 10

Payment Method:

  • Cash (accepted on the 2nd Floor, Founder's Hall)
  • Personal Check

Make checks Payable to: Soka University of America

Mail checks to:
Soka University of America
ATTN: Student Accounts
1 University Drive
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

Soka QuickPay
  • Credit Card - Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, JCB
  • ACH (Electronic Bank Transfer) - US bank accounts only
  • International Wire Transfer 

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OPTION 2

To help meet your educational expenses, SUA provides you with a monthly installment option for tuition, room & board, and health fees after financial aid has been credited. Installments will be divided into 5 equal payments per session, with payments beginning in August.

Signing up on a Payment Plan:

Payment arrangement must be made by sending a Payment Plan Agreement Form to SUA. The cost to sign up is $25.00 per session. Please make sure to sign up to the plan in fall and in spring sessions. Initial sign up and change request must be made by the due date.

Sign-up form DUE DATES:

Payment Plan Agreement Form must be received to request a sign up or change in the plan. All forms must be received by the following date (no exceptions):

    • Fall Session: no later than August 9
    • Spring Session: December 1 - January 9

Payment Method:

    • Personal Check
    • Money Order, or Bank Certificate
    • Online Payment
      • Credit Card - Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, JCB
      • ACH (Electronic Bank Transfer) - US bank accounts only
      • International Wire Transfer 

Make checks Payable to: Soka University of America

Mail checks to:
Soka University of America
ATTN: Student Accounts
1 University Drive
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656


Late Sign-up:

Once the deadline is passed, the number of payment will be decreased as follows:


Fall Session

Installments

Sign up Fee

8/10-9/9 4 payments $50
9/10-10/9 3 payments $100

Spring Session

Installments

Sign up Fee

1/10-2/9 4 payments $50
2/10-3/9 3 payments $100


Late fee of $20 per month will apply accordingly.

Payment Dates:

After signing up to the payment plan, you are responsible in submitting payments on the 10th of each month, as follows:

Fall Session Spring Session
8/10 1/10
9/10 2/10
10/10 3/10
11/10 4/10
12/10 5/10

Returned Check/Payment:

In the event a payment is rejected by credit card processor, or a check is returned unpaid to SUA for any reason, a returned check fee of $20.00 will be charged. The fee will assess to each item return and will be posted to the student account.

A hold will be placed on the student account until the amount of the returned check and fee is paid, and late fees will apply accordingly. In the event a returned check is received, repayment must be made to SUA using cash, certified check, money order or cashier's check to cover the check and any applicable administrative fee.

If SUA receives three (3) or more returned checks on any one account, another personal check will not be accepted for a minimum of two (2) years.


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How to Contact Us

For additional information regarding student accounts or payments, direct all requests and inquiries to:

Soka University of America
Office of Student Accounts
1 University Drive
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Office:  (949) 480-4043, (949) 480-4129
Fax:     (949) 480-4151
studentaccounts@soka.edu