• Aerial view of Soka University campus
  • Aerial view of Soka University campus
  • Aerial view of Soka University campus
  • Performing Arts Center


We believe that education is the road not just to a career, but to happiness, to fulfillment, and to a better, more peaceful, more sustainable world. Your Soka University degree prepares you for a rewarding future in your career, your life, and a contributive life of meaning and change. Come to Soka if you are comfortable with diversity in people, ideas, opinions, perspectives, values, and goals.


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

Aliso Viejo, CA -- Soka University (SUA), a private, four-year liberal arts college and graduate school located in Aliso Viejo, CA, has been consistently appearing in the top national rankings for Best Value Colleges and Most Diverse Colleges. US News & World Report's "Best Colleges 2019" ranked SUA in the Top #11 in both Best Value and Ethnic Diversity among National Liberal Arts Colleges, #2 in Faculty Resources and #1 in Foreign Student Factor (highest % of International Students).


Academic Highlights

Graduation of Katarina Hou

Graduation of Katarina Hou, Class of 2019

SUA would like to recognize the graduation of Katarina Hou, Class of 2019.  Due to the death of her grandmother, Ms. Hou made the difficult choice to be with her family in Myanmar instead of attending her commencement ceremony held on Friday, May 24, 2019, with her classmates. Ms. Hou has been an invaluable member of the SUA community. Read More.