Vanguard University of Southern California

Costa Mesa, CA
University Website: www.vanguard.edu
Apply Online: undergraduate.vanguard.edu/apply/login
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Coordinates: 33°39′47″N 117°54′00″W / 33.663024°N 117.900023°W / 33.663024; -117.900023

Vanguard University is a private university based in Costa Mesa, California. The school offers liberal arts and professional studies in four graduate degrees, along with 21 undergraduate degrees in 15 departments of the undergraduate college. Vanguard University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).[citation needed] Vanguard is named in the 2012–13 Christian Colleges of Distinction.[citation needed] In 2009, Forbes magazine ranked the school 395 out of 397 on "America's Best Colleges" and at #316 in 2010.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $27,400.00 avg tuition

55 Fair Dr
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 556-3610

Apply online Admissions:
undergraduate.vanguard.edu
Financial Aid:
financialaid.vanguard.edu

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Vanguard University of Southern California

Statistics:
Applied 1,244
Admitted 917 74%
Enrolled total 412
Full Time: 408
Part Time 4
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 440 540
SAT Math 430 540
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 450 540
ACT Composite 18 25
ACT English 17 25
ACT Math 17 24
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 75%
4-year graduation rate 46%
6-year graduation rate 55%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Vanguard University of Southern California

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $27,400.00 $27,400.00 $27,400.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,142.00 $1,142.00 $1,142.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $12,891.00 $12,891.00 $12,891.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $531.00 $531.00 $531.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $8,433.00 $10,863.00 $8,532.00
Other Expenses $3,096.00 $4,059.00 $8,532.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $45.00
Graduate Application Fee $45.00
Books and Supplies $1,656.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 97%
Percent receiving grant aid 97%
Avg amount of grant aid $17,557.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 76%
Avg amount of student loan aid $7,690.00

Vanguard University of Southern California

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia X
Radio and Television X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other X
EDUCATION
Education, General X X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
HISTORY
History, General X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Religion/Religious Studies, Other X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Clinical Psychology X
Psychology, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Sociology X
THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
Bible/Biblical Studies X X
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology X
Pastoral Studies/Counseling X X
Theology/Theological Studies X
Youth Ministry X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Music, General X

Vanguard University of Southern California Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
AWM SoCal Scholarship $1,000 February 14, 2017

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