Soka University Ranked High for Best College, Best Value, Social Mobility and Diversity

September 12, 2019
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Soka University of America has been consistently appearing in the top national rankings for Best Colleges, Best Value Colleges and Most Diverse Colleges. 

U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges 2020” ranks SUA in the Top 30 among National Liberal Arts Colleges, Top 10 in Best Value and Top 10 in Social Mobility. Additional rankings include:
#1 Study Abroad
#1 Foreign Student Factor among National Liberal Arts Colleges
#2 Faculty Resources among National Liberal Arts Colleges
#2 Ethnic Diversity among National Liberal Arts Colleges

USA Today and the website College Factual also rank Soka University in the “Top 10 Colleges in California,” and College Factual additionally ranks Soka University as number two in “Best Colleges for the Money Nationwide” for 2019.

“We’re very proud that Soka University is showing up in top national rankings for quality, best value, diversity and helping to promote social mobility, especially since our liberal arts college is only 19 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. Our Soka Opportunity Grants help make it possible for students of all economic backgrounds to attend.” 

Soka University of America is a private, four-year liberal arts college and graduate school in Aliso Viejo, CA. Soka University offers an 8:1 student/faculty ratio and study abroad for every undergraduate student. Founded upon the Buddhist principles of peace, human rights and the sanctity of life, SUA is open to top students of all nationalities and beliefs. About 50 percent of Soka University’s students come from the US and 50 percent have come from more than 60 other countries. Admitted students whose annual family income is $60,000 or less may be eligible for full tuition Soka Opportunity Grants. Additional grant opportunities are available for higher income levels.