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Can I get into Soka University of America? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 208 out of 451 applicants or 46% were admitted making Soka University of America a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. Soka University of America typically accepts and attracts A- average high school students. Of those applicants which were admitted, 61% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Soka University of America is a prized outcome for many students.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||63%||57%||61%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Soka University of America and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that Soka University of America regularly accepts students with ACTs of 24 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimim ACT composite scores around 21 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 27 or higher should be in the upper half of appliants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. 28 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Soka University of America.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1180 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 1055. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1305 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.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|30 and Above||Good||>59%|
|27 to 30||Avg +||46%-59%|
|24 to 27||Avg -||33%-46%|
|21 to 24||Reach||23%-33%|
|Less than 21||Low||<23%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1430 and Above||Good||>59%|
|1305 to 1430||Avg +||46%-59%|
|1180 to 1305||Avg -||33%-46%|
|1055 to 1180||Reach||23%-33%|
|Less than 1055||Low||<23%|
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||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2017.
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|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|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.