|Admission Standards||Very High|
Can I get into Soka University of America? The school has a 38% acceptance rate. Last year, 192 out of 500 applicants were admitted making Soka University of America a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 26 percent. Soka University of America typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 54% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Soka University of America is a prized outcome for many students.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||540|
|SAT Math 25th||600|
|SAT Composite 25th||1140|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||660|
|SAT Math 75th||760|
|SAT Composite 75th||1420|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Soka University of America?
Soka University of America typically requires applicants to be in the top 34 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1140 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1000. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1280 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 82 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1420 and Above||Good||>51%|
|1280 to 1420||Avg +||38%-51%|
|1140 to 1280||Avg -||26%-38%|
|1000 to 1140||Reach||17%-26%|
|Less than 1000||Low||<17%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||26|
|ACT Math 25th||24|
|ACT Composite 25th||26|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||33|
|ACT Math 75th||29|
|ACT Composite 75th||30|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Soka University of America?
Admission data indicates that Soka University of America regularly accepts students with ACT's of 26 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 18 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 24 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. 33 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Soka University of America.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|30 and Above||Good||>51%|
|28 to 30||Avg +||38%-51%|
|26 to 28||Avg -||26%-38%|
|24 to 26||Reach||17%-26%|
|Less than 24||Low||<17%|
You will need exceptionally good grades to get into Soka University of America. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Soka University of America was 3.86 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Soka University of America will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||21%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.50||9%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.25||3%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||1%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||1%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||50%||61%||54%|
What are the requirements for admission to Soka University of America and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=399911 IPEDS survey data for Soka University of America.