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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 Colleges, Best Value Colleges and Most Diverse Colleges. 

US News & World Report’s “Best Colleges 2019” ranked SUA in the Top 25 among National Liberal Arts Colleges and Top #11 in Best Value. Soka University was ranked #22 (tie) among National Liberal Arts Colleges.  Additional rankings include:

#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

#11 - Best Value School among National Liberal Arts Colleges

USA Today and also rank Soka University in the “Top 10 Colleges in California,” and ranks Soka University #1 in “Best Colleges for the Money Nationwide”.

“We’re very proud that Soka University is showing up in top national rankings for quality, best value and diversity, even though our liberal arts college is only 16 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 Scholarships help make it possible for students of all economic backgrounds to attend. ” 

Soka offers an 8:1 student/faculty ratio and study abroad for every undergraduate student.  About 60% of Soka University's students come from the US and 40% have come from more than 45 other countries.  Admitted students whose annual family income is $60,000 or less may be eligible for Soka Opportunity Scholarships which cover full tuition.  Additional scholarship opportunities are available for higher incomes. The university is open to top students of all nationalities and beliefs and was founded upon the Buddhist principles of peace, human rights and the sanctity of life. RB88热博官网.