Aliso Viejo, CA 92656


Soka University Of America (""The University"") Was Founded And Incorporated In 1984 Under The California General Nonprofit Corporation Law. The University Is A Non-For-Profit Educational Institution And Is Exempt From Federal Income Tax Under Section 501(C) (3) Of The Internal Revenue Code. The Objective Of The University As A Nonprofit Educational Institution Is To Provide Educational Services. The University Has Two Campuses In California. The Graduate School, Located At The Calabasas Campus, Offers The Master Of Arts Degree In Second And Foreign Language Education With A Concentration In Teaching English To Speakers Of Others Languages (Tesol) As Well As An Intensive English Program For Visiting Students From Japan. The Undergraduate College At The Aliso Viejo Campus Offers A Bachelor Of Arts Degree In The Liberal Arts With Concentrations In Humanities, International Studies, And Social And Behavioral Sciences. The Aliso Viejo Campus Opened In August 2001 With An Enrollment Of 120 Students From The U.S., Japan, And Other Foreign Nations. Since Inceptioin In 1984, The University Has Derived Most Of Its Revenues From Its Sponsor And Affiliate, Soka Gakkai International (""Soka Gakkai""), An International Religious Organization Engaged In Various Activities To Promote Peace, Culture And Education Based On Buddhism.

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B43 - Universities
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501(c)(3) - Public charity: Religious, educational, charitable, scientific, and literary organizations...
Basis for public charity status
11 - School
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Name Title/Position Fiscal Year
Yoshinobu Habuki PRESIDENT/TRUSTEE 2005