An independent, non-profit, public-benefit co-educational institution of higher education
Graduate School opened in 1994
Liberal Arts college opened in 2001
Open to top students of every nationality and belief
9 to 1 student/faculty ratio
Small seminar classes (average class size 12 for undergraduate program, 8 for graduate program)
About half of SUA students have come from the US and half have come from over 40 other countries.
Rankings (US News & World Report's "Best Colleges 2014": #1 Faculty Resources, #1 Study Abroad, #1 Foreign Students (39%), #5 Best Value, #41 among National Liberal Arts Colleges
Library with 225,000-volume capacity, reading rooms and rare books facility. We currently offer: Print Books: 80,850 volumes; Electronic Books: 47,700 titles;Print Periodicals: 300 titles;Electronic Periodicals:18,500 full-text titles;Databases: 70 (Most of them with full-text access);VHS/DVDs: 1,700 titles;Audio CDs: 430 titles
Computer access in classrooms, library, residence halls and central outside gathering areas.
Beautiful 103-acre campus in South Orange County, California is one mile from the Pacific Ocean and Laguna Beach's main beach (if you're a bird.) It's about 7 miles to drive to the beach.
SUA is located in the city of Aliso Viejo and is 400 ft. above sea level.
Campus surrounded by a 4000-acre wilderness park on 85% of its border.
Laptop computer for each entering undergraduate student included in tuition.
Semester of study abroad for undergraduates in the junior year included in tuition.
Comparative study of Eastern and Western perspectives across the liberal arts curriculum
Unique Core Curriculum focusing on major issues of self, society and environment
Learning Clusters researching community and world issues and exploring solutions
Emphasis on non-native language and culture (Chinese, English, French, Japanese and Spanish offered currently)
See undergraduate catalog for a list of current classes
Sound theoretical foundation
Practical skills and experience
Small class sizes and rigorous academic discipline
Broad interdisciplinary knowledge
Soka University of America
1 University Drive
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
949 480 4000
Fax: 949 480 4001
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