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Soka University of America

1 University Dr, Aliso Viejo, United States



Soka University is one of the Top 50 National Liberal Arts colleges (US News & World Report's "Best Colleges 2015") with an 8:1 student/faculty ratio.  Soka University is a private, four-year liberal arts college and graduate school located on 103-acres overlooking a wilderness park in Aliso Viejo, CA.  The university is ranked in the top seven liberal arts colleges on the West Coast by US News and World Report.  Soka University offers an 8:1 student/faculty ratio and study abroad for every undergraduate student.  Founded upon the Buddhist principles of peace, human rights and the sanctity of life, SUA is open to top students of all nationalities and beliefs.  About half of Soka University's students come from the US and half from more than 40 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 income levels.