Soka University Ranked High for Best Value and Diversity
Aliso Viejo, CA -- Soka University (SUA), a private, four-year liberal arts college and graduate school located in Aliso Viejo, CA, has been consistently appearing in the top national rankings for Best Value Colleges and Most Diverse Colleges. US News & World Report’s “Best Colleges 2014” ranked SUA in the Top Five in both Best Value and Ethnic Diversity among National Liberal Arts Colleges…and #1 in Foreign Student Factor (highest percentage of International Students.)
Collegefactual.com ranks Soka University #2 in the nation for “Best Colleges for the Money.” MSN Money lists Soka University as one of a few top private colleges that offer free tuition to admitted students whose families make $60,000 or less annually. Newsweek also ranked Soka University in its Top 25 Most Diverse Schools and Bestcolleges.com released its own list in January 2014 placing Soka University #40 in diversity among all US colleges.
“I’m very proud that Soka University is showing up in top national rankings for both best value and diversity, even though our liberal arts college is only 12 years old,” notes SUA president Daniel Habuki. “Our mission is to foster a steady stream of global citizens committed to living a contributive life…people who will give back to their communities and make this world a better place. We encourage top students of all nationalities and beliefs to apply and our scholarship endowment helps make it possible for students of all economic backgrounds to attend. We are also one of the few undergraduate universities that gives scholarship opportunities to international students.”
Soka offers a 9:1 student/faculty ratio and study abroad for every undergraduate student. About 60% of Soka University's students come from the US and 40% have come from more than 40 other countries. Admitted students whose annual family income is $60,000 or less may be eligible for Soka Opportunity Scholarships which cover full tuition. Additional scholarship opportunities are available for higher income levels. www.soka.edu