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Helping students learn how to create value in their lives, their communities, and the world is a central tenet of Soka University International. The college currently offers a bachelors degree in liberal arts, with concentrations in humanities, international studies, social and behavioral sciences, and environmental studies. The campus is located midway between Los Angeles and San Diego.

Website: www.soka.edu/

Private
Co-ed
406
Undergraduate
Students
(65.3%) 265 Women
(34.7%) 141 Men
13
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Most difficult
Overall Admission Rate
40% of 502 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.70
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$52,720
Tuition and Fees
$33,962
Room and Board
$13,032
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Freshman Award
$35,003
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$23,441
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
51
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 14% of classes
10-19 students: 82% of classes
20-29 students: 3% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Aliso Viejo Population
49,493
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Los Angeles, San Diego
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
99% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Lion
Sororities
70% of women participate
Fraternities
70% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
26.2% Asian
5.3% Black/African-American
20.9% Hispanic/Latino
9.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
1.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
31.1% White
5.3% Unknown
International Students
44.6% from 31 countries
First-Year Students Returning
94.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
87.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
30.0%
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