Statement of Accreditation Status
Soka University of America

1 University Drive
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-8081
United States
Telephone: 
OPEID

The OPEID number is used by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE) to identify schools that have Program Participation Agreements (PPA) for purposes of eligibility to participate in Federal Student Financial Assistance programs under Title IV.

038144
Current Accreditation Status

Accredited- Indicates that the Commission has found that an institution has met or exceeded the expectations of the Standards and the Core Commitments to Institutional Capacity and Educational Effectiveness. Initial accreditation is for a period of five to seven years before the next comprehensive review. Reaffirmation is granted for a period of seven to ten years and may be accompanied by a request for interim reports and/or special visits, or a formal Notice of Concern.

Accredited
Most Recent Commission Action: 
Friday, June 18, 2010
First Accredited

Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC.

2005
Undergraduate FTE: 
505
Graduate FTE: 
15
Financial Structure Type

Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported.

Non-Profit
Sponsorship

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No Related Entity
Academic Calendar

The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system.

Semester
Distributes Federal Financial Aid: 
 
Accreditation documents for this institution are not yet available.
Rolesort descending Name Title E-mail
Accreditation Liaison Officer Tomoko Takahashi Vice President for Institutional Research and Assessment ttakahashi [at] soka.edu
Board of Directors Chair Stephen Dunham Board Chair sssdunham [at] gmail.com
Chief Academic Officer Edward Feasel Vice President for Academic Affairs feasel [at] soka.edu
Chief Executive Officer Daniel Habuki President habuki [at] soka.edu
Chief Financial Officer Archibald Asawa Vice President for Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer asawa [at] soka.edu
Director Institutional Research Tomoko Takahashi Vice President for Institutional Research and Assessment ttakahashi [at] soka.edu
Season Year Review Type
Fall 2019 Offsite Review
Spring 2020 Accreditation Visit

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