N/A

Acceptance Rate

$11,000

Avg.Financial Aid

G22676

FAFSA Code

About Sofia University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,214

Website

www.sofia.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

WASC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

No

Sofia University(SU) is a private for-profit university, located in Palo Alto, California of the United States. The university was formally founded as the California Institute of Transpersonal Psychology in 1975.

The university comprises four schools that include, the Institute of Technology and Engineering, the School of Business, and the School of Transformative Education.

The school included studies in Computer Science, including topics such as artificial intelligence, human-computer interaction, big data, and software design; applying transpersonal principles to real-world disciplines. 

  • It has an accreditation by the WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges) Senior College and University  Commission

  • The student to faculty ratio is 9:1

  • University offers fully online bachelor’s degree programs specifically designed for working professionals as well as for professionals who have already earned the bachelor’s degree. 

  • Over 1,210 students for the graduate program and 4 students for the undergraduate programs are currently got enrolled in the university.

  • Based on the U.S. News data, Business, Psychology, and Computer science are among the most popular majors.

  • Online classes are also conducted.

  • There are 293 students in total at the university. This includes 198 full-time students and 95 part-time enrollments.

  • Gender division at the university has projected enrollment of 34% male and 66% female students.


Online Education at Sofia University

  • The university offers 10 online programs across 4 majors. The online majors offered at the university are related to the fields of Business Management, Computer Science, Psychology, and Education.

  • The online programs are designed with a flexible schedule. Students can attend classes and complete academic activities at their own pace. This helps adult learners and working professionals to enroll in these programs and pursue higher education without compromising their career-centric life and busy schedule.


Reviews

  • Sofia University provides a unique education. Class sizes are often small, providing more direct interaction with faculty. The focus is on transpersonal psychology at the Masters and Doctoral levels. 

  • This school will allow you to explore almost any area of research. The faculty and staff genuinely care about the students. The community provides support and guidance in the areas needed to succeed as a graduate student.

  • Faculty members are knowledgeable and helpful. The non-teaching staff also guide the students through the campus to make it easier and know about the technicalities of the university.

  • The quality of education and the regularly updated syllabus is a real advantage to the students since they are rendered familiar with the latest aspects of the industry.

  • The infrastructural provisions and scholastic resources provided at the university are world-class and help students to understand the course materials and concepts in a much better manner.

Location & Contact

Address

1069 East Meadow Cr

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6504934430
Fax: 6504934430
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Rankings

Based on the U.S. News, SU’s Country rank is #1656 and World rank is #6755.

Other than this Sofia University ranks:

  • 9th out of 11 Most affordable Doctorate Degrees in Psychology Online.

  • 12th out of 20 Most Affordable Online Masters in Computer Science. 

  • 17th out of 20 Best Online Ph.D. in Psychology Degree Programs.

  • 4th in Top Online MBA Programs in Silicon Valley.

  • 19th out of 25 Best Online Counseling Master’s Degree.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

N/A

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$55

SAT/ACT

N/A

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The applications for the admissions process are advised at least 2-3 months prior to the enrollment process. The admissions take place in the fall summer/spring/winter semesters. International students should apply 12 months prior to the application deadline.

Guidelines for applying to Sofia University are given below:

  • Submit the common application with the Member School Section for SU.

  • Ask your school counselor to send the Secondary School Report Form and your official High School Transcript.

  • SU offers the option of self-report of the SAT or ACT.

  • All non-native English speakers are also required to submit either official TOEFL or IELTS results.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

Average Annual Cost

N/A

Total One Year Cost

$22,000

The average annual cost of University varies depending upon the program an applicant applies for.

The full-time undergraduate students at Sofia University charges approximately  $21,760 in tuition and fees for the academic year.

Although scholarships are provided by the university on the basis of student’s academic achievements, proven leadership and participation in extracurricular activities according to both in their schools and their communities. University’s merit-based scholarships are offered through the Presidential Scholarship Program.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

9:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Quarter

Research Funding per Student

$562

Faculty Overview

42%

Male Professors

58%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Psychology, Other

2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

4

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

67%

Full-time

N/A

Part-time

100%

Students Gender

Male

N/A

US National: 44%

Female

100%

US National: 56%

Race/Ethnicity

0 White

75% Unknown

0 Black

25% Hispanic

0 Two or more races

0 Non Resident alien

0 Asian

0 American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

0

Out Of State

0

In State

0

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

N/A

Campus Life

Housing

The institution does not provide on-campus housing facilities for students.

On Campus Housing Available

No

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

Not applicable

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

Meal Plan Available

No

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

N/A

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

NA

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

NA

Financial Aid

Sofia University provides financial aid in the form of scholarships and grants. University’s Office of Financial Assistance is available to help students and their families through the financial aid application process. In order to access the financial aid of the university, the applicant has to fill the FAFSA form.

By learning about the various sources of aid and the application process, you can make sure that you get the most financial aid as possible. Completing the application process prior to the assigned deadlines will give you a better opportunity to secure your financial aid.

  • University’s college code number for FAFSA G22676

  • University’s average financial aid package for incoming first-year students is nearly $11,000. 

  • Approximately 64% of new students obtain some form of financial aid, the majority of which is in the form of scholarships and grants.

  • Federal Aids such as Pell Grants, Federal Work-Study option, Direct Unsubsidized Loan are provided.

  • Post 9/11 GI Bill is provided as the Military Aid.

  • The Federal Direct Loan offers the best available rates and repayment terms, regardless of credit history.

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