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Academics

Global Thinking

At Soka we seek to prepare learners for a contributive life of meaning and change. Within both our undergraduate and graduate programs, we take an interdisciplinary approach to education that fosters global-minded individuals and empowers students to think critically.

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Undergraduate Studies

BA in Liberal Arts

Designed to fully develop students for global citizenship, our curriculum draws upon cultures and experiences of peoples from around the world, with multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural perspectives demonstrating the diversity between East-West and North-South.

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Graduate Studies

MA in Educational Leadership & Societal Change

Our MA program answers the need for global leaders with the practical experience, foundational knowledge, and ethical commitments necessary to achieve lasting and effective societal change within the field of education, including but not limited to the classroom learning environment.

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Concentrations and Faculty

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    Concentrations

    Undergraduates work toward a BA in Liberal Arts and declare a concentration in Environmental Studies, Humanities, International Studies, Life Sciences, or Social and Behavioral Sciences. Concentrations allow an interdisciplinary and rigorous approach to education that enables you to develop knowledge of unexpected and exciting connections between different fields.

  • Meet Our Faculty

    Our professors are here to interact with you in challenging and meaningful ways. Find your future mentor today by exploring their areas of expertise and research.

Soka By the Numbers

45%
students from outside the US
12
average class size
8:1
student-to-faculty ratio

Academic Resources

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Research

Discover the research interests of our faculty, as well as the Pacific Basin Research Center.

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Our Facilities

Explore the academic facilities that you will have at your disposal as a student at Soka, including the laboratories, an instructional garden, and an observatory.

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Academic Services

The Office of the Registrar assists students with signing up for courses and maintains the Academic Calendar.