Soka University of America School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Aliso Viejo, CA

This school is more affordable than other private schools

Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$33,982

Avg tuition

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About Soka University of America

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Soka University of America is a small private university located on a suburban campus in Aliso Viejo, California. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 419, and admissions are very selective, with an acceptance rate of 40%. The university offers 1 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 89%, and a student-faculty ratio of 7:1. Tuition and fees for students are $33,982.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

40% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

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SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1240-1430

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 26-32

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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The student-to-faculty ratio at this school is lower than other schools.

This means there are more faculty for each student, which can create an opportunity for more individualized attention and support in your studies.

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419

Students Enrolled

Information not available

Online Student Enrollment

7:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

On-campus
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

Non-U.S. Citizen

45%

White

17%

Asian

14%

Hispanic

11%

Two or more races

6%

Unknown

3%

Black

3%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

Information not available

Female student population

65%

Socio-economic diversity

27% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

27%

State Grant Aid

8%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

27%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,473
State Grant Aid $7,437
Institution Grant Aid $32,475
Pell Grant Aid $4,837

Financial Outlook

$32k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$19k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.