How to Apply
Applying to Soka University can be done in a few steps. Beforeapplying, it is also important to become familiar with your admission checklist. You may visit our First Year Checklist or our First Year International Checklist webpages for details.
1. START YOUR APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION
There are three ways you can apply to Soka University of America. You may use the SOKA ONLINE APPLICATION , THE COMMON APPLICATION , OR THE SOKA PAPER APPLICATION .
SUA Note: Applications for Fall Undergraduate Admission are open from August 1st to January 15.
2. SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION
After completing the application information, you may submit your application. Your application will not be considered complete unless you have submitted all required application checklist materials.
Do I have to complete my essay’s before submitting my application? No, you may submit your essays after your submit your application. You have the option to upload your essays through your GoSoka! Account (see step 3).
3. SETUP AND LOGIN TO YOUR GOSOKA! ACCOUNT
For Students using the Soka Online Application: Once you submit your application, you will be redirected to your GoSoka! Account page.
For Students using Common Application: Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an email (within 2-4 business days) with instructions on how to setup and login to your GoSoka! Account .
4. ACCESS YOUR GOSOKA! ACCOUNT
Your GoSoka! Account is where you can follow your admission checklist, meet your admission counselor, receive informant admission information and receive your decision for your completed application.
To login to your GoSoka! Account, you will use the email address you included in your Soka Online Application or Common Application.
5. COMPLETE YOUR APPLICATION BY THE DEADLINE
In order to complete your application for admission, we must receive all required materials for your application by the listed deadlines. There are some differences in the application process between Domestic and International applicants. Please view the specific requirements for either type of applicant.