Paving Your Path Begins Here

Devoted to the principle of developing your mind and heart as a citizen of the world, a Soka Education asks what do you want to contribute to the world?

  • Why Soka?

    Learn more about how you fit into SUA’s unique interdisciplinary liberal arts program. 

  • How to Apply

    Find checklists for applying to SUA as an undergraduate. 

  • Online Information Meetings

    Prospective students can register for an online one-on-one virtual meeting with an admission counselor.

Application Dates and Deadlines

SUA provides an Early Action process by which students can receive early notification of acceptance. Early Action is non-binding at SUA. Most applicants choosing the Early Action option have high academic qualifications. Students who are not admitted into Early Action are rolled into Regular Admission and be re-assessed.

Notification of Decision: December 8

Students interested in applying to SUA or need a little more time to complete their application can apply for Regular Admission.  

Notification of Decision: March 1 - March 15

What our world most requires now is the kind of education that fosters love for humankind, that develops character—that provides an intellectual basis for the realization of peace and empowers learners to contribute to and improve society.

Daisaku Ikeda
Founder, Soka University

Experience Soka University

Soka University student-led tour.

Campus Tours

See and experience the beauty of Soka University’s campus and surroundings in Aliso Viejo, CA.  We are excited for the return of our on-campus campus tours for prospective high school students

If you are unable to visit our campus, you can still experience our campus through our 360 view virtual tour.

Image of parents and students attending Lions Roar.

Lions Roar - Open House and Campus Days

Join us for our on-campus experience this Fall to learn more about Soka University and to see our campus. This is a great way for high school students to meet our campus community and to learn about some of the student experiences, our academics, and more. 

Stock image of Aliso Viejo

Around Aliso Viejo

There is plenty to explore at Soka and around Aliso Viejo. In addition to nearby eateries and entertainment, the Soka Performing Arts Center is a modern venue that features world-class acoustics and attracts performers from around the globe.

Contact Us

Our office hours are Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Our team of admission counselors is here to assist you through every step of your college search and admission process. 

Meet your undergraduate admission counselor and see when we are visiting a college fair near you.


Join our mailing list to be added to our email and mail list.  We will frequently send out emails informing you of the various opportunities, events, admission reminders, a more.  We will also send you materials about Soka University in the mail.

Soka University
Office of Admission
1 University Drive
Aliso Viejo, CA  92656

Undergraduate Admission
(949) 480-4150 |

Graduate Admission
(949) 480-4150 |

Office of Financial Aid
(949) 480-4342 |

International Student Services
(949) 480-4150 |