Fostering Global Citizens.
One Student at a Time.

“Creating Value” is the core of the philosophy of Soka University of America. It begins with the unique and dynamic nature of the Soka learning community. You will meet, live, and learn with people from more than 35 nations and 40 US states. 

Our interdisciplinary education prepares you for careers locally and worldwide. Generous financial aid and scholarships are available, including full tuition Soka Opportunity Grants for students whose annual family income is $60,000 or less.

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What Makes Soka Unique?

98%
of students receive some form of financial aid
7:1
student-to-faculty ratio
100%
of entering students receive a laptop computer

The Soka Difference

Soka student

Wisdom

Our faculty will help optimize your ability to think critically and communicate effectively so you are able to lead with wisdom.

Student holding camera

Courage

Encountering and learning from people in different cultures will teach you to build relationships with courage rather than fear.

Student holding book in front of Peace Lake

Compassion

Living in our international community will help you strive to become a person of compassion and empathy.