Tuition, room & board and health fees at Soka University of America will be charged on a session basis.

Tuition Due Date

Fall Session: September 30

Spring Session: February 28

Current Cost of Attendance

Tuition Payment Options

In order to serve you better, Soka offers the following payment options.

When paying your tuition payment in full , payment must be remitted to SUA in fall and again in spring.

To help meet your educational expenses, SUA provides you with an extended monthly payment option should you need additional time beyond payment due date.

The cost to sign up is $75.00 per session (subject to change – please refer to Payment Plan instructions email at a later date). Please make sure to sign up to the plan in fall and in spring sessions. Initial sign-up request must be made during the sign-up period. Sign-up instructions will be emailed to all students.

Sign-up or change in the plan must be made within the sign-up period (no exceptions):

Fall Session: September 15 - September 30

Spring Session: February 15 - February 28

After signing up to the payment plan, you are responsible for submitting payments each month, as follows:

Fall Session:
Sept 30
Oct 31
Nov 30

Spring Session:
February 28
March 31
April 30

Payment Methods

Soka offers various convenient ways for students and parents to make their payment:

  • Online:
    • Credit Card —Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover/JCB
    • ACH (Electronic Bank Transfer) —from US bank account
    • International Bank Transfer —via Western Union Business Solutions

For detailed instructions, please see Online Payment Instructions or Quick Guide.

Make an Online Payment


Log into PeopleSoft (Learn).


Log into Cashnet. Please make sure the student creates a Parent PIN first.

Quick Guide to Online Payments

Students: log into Learn

Parents or authorized users: log into CashNet

Select a charge and change the amount you want to pay. For each item, select “Add to Shopping Cart.”

Select method:

  • New credit card
  • Electronic check (ACH)—US bank accounts ONLY
  • Foreign currency (international wire transfer)
  • Saved payment profile

Enter payment and billing info as instructed.

CONFIRM payment amount and billing information carefully

SUBMIT payment once ready

*International Wire: print wire transfer instructions and make payment with the bank

Select “Your Account”

Verify your payment is posted under “Your Recent Payment”