Private 4 Year

Soka University of America Tuition & Cost

Aliso Viejo, California

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How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
Costs for Soka University of America
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,080
Other Fees$1,712
Room and Board $13,032
Other Expenses Budget$2,934

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend Soka University of America on a full time basis for 2020/2021 is $51,008 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $32,250 for tuition, $13,032 room and board, $1,080 for books and supplies and $1,712 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Soka University of America is $32,250, the same as California residents.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Soka University of America when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Soka University of America
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$18,750
$30,001 to $48,000$10,095
$48,001 to $75,000$11,056
$75,001 to $110,000$13,748

The average reported annual net price for Soka University of America for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $16,411 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

100% of full-time undergrad Soka University of America received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $34,557 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 42% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,783 and 24% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $12,832.

Finanical Aid Soka University of America
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $34,557 100%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $32,748 100%
Pell Grants $4,369 17%
Other Federal Grants $1,719 48%
State and Local Grants $3,421 7%
Federal Student Loans $4,783 42%
Other Student Loans $12,832 24%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Soka University of America, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $68,252. The loan balance of $68,252 is a four year multiple of the $17,063 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $651 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $68,252
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $651.20
Total Interest Paid $9,891.92
Sum of All Loan Payments $78,143.92

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year All Residents
1 $51,008
2 $52,176
3 $53,370
4 $54,592

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Soka University of America to be $204,032 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 2.3% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Soka University of America Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=399911 IPEDS survey data for Soka University of America.