Soka University

Soka University Ranking

country rank: 105
world rank: 2420

University Overview

Soka University, founded in 1971, is a private higher-education school situated in the suburbs of Tokyo’s major city of Hachioji (population range of 500,000-1,000,000). Soka University ranking is a relatively tiny (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution that is officially recognized by Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology. Soka University provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s and master’s degrees. For further information, see Soka University ranking, the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Japanese higher-education school, which is 49 years old, has a selective admission policy based on entrance exams. The admittance rate for this Japanese higher education school is 30-40%, making it a highly selective university. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Soka University also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services to students.

Soka University Ranking

University Identity

Name Soka University
Founded 1971
Motto Be philosophers of a renaissance of lifeBe world citizens in solidarity for peaceBe the pioneers of a global civilization
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 1-236 Tangi-cho Hachioji 192-0003 Tokyo Japan
Tel +81 (426) 91 2211
Fax +81 (426) 91 9300

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported Not reported
Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 30-40%

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

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Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)

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