Quick Facts about Soka University of America (SUA)

  • Soka University is a private, nonprofit four-year liberal arts college and graduate university
  • To promote greater diversity and access to higher education for both US and
    International students, all admitted students to the BA in Liberal Arts Program whose earned family income is $60,000 or less will receive free tuition through the Soka Opportunity Scholarship. For students from higher income brackets, tuition is to be no more than 10% of their earned family income.
  • U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges 2013 Rankings placed SUA in the top 50 (#49) Liberal Arts Colleges in the country and Top 8 on the West Coast. In additional, SUA was ranked:
        #1 in Faculty Resources
        #1 in Foreign Student Factor (with 42% of our students coming from countries outside the US)
        #2 in Ethnic Diversity
        #8 in Best Value School
  • Approximately half of the students attending SUA are from outside the United States
  • Admission is open to all nationalities and beliefs
  • BA in Liberal Arts with concentrations in Environmental Studies, Humanities, International Studies, and Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Eastern and Western Perspectives taught with emphasis on foreign language and culture
  • Average class size is 13
  • Student/Faculty ratio is 9:1
  • More than 90 percent of students receive some form of financial aid