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Visionaries Welcome

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At Soka, you’ll expand your capacity to give back and make a difference in the world. You’ll gain global perspectives with peers from around the world in small, dynamic classrooms with professors who know your name.

Why Soka?

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A Transformative Education

Our small classes mean professors can focus on mentoring every student. Our liberal arts education will empower you to find your unique purpose in life as you work, think, explore, and grow together with students from around the world.

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A Culture of Care

College is about more than studying, and we offer a wide variety of programs and resources to ensure every student can thrive, whether you want to debate on the Model U.N. team, run for student government,  compete as a student-athlete, or find your affinity group.

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A Singular Setting

Soka is a fully residential campus, perched on a hilltop surrounded by a rugged wilderness park. We’re three miles from the Pacific Coast in the heart of a Southern California’s abundance of cultural, educational, and recreational activities. 

Alumni Reflections

Emmanuel Gebremeskel gives an interview about his experience attending Soka

Emmanuel Gebremeskel

Class of 2019
Claudia Ahumada, Class of 2015 recounts her experience at Soka University of America

Claudia Ahumada

Class of 2015
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Eric Kunimoto

Class of 2008


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