Vanguard University of Southern California

Costa Mesa, CA, USA
3.87 Average Rating

Originally founded as a Bible school, Vanguard University of Southern California is a Christian liberal arts college in Orange County. Vanguard confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 fields of study. As a Christian institution, Vanguard holds chapel services throughout the week and all students are expected to attend. Throughout the year, Vanguard schedules a number of all-campus celebrations including the Mock Rock lip sync battle and Welcome Week celebration.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Assemblies of God Church
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Small city
In-State Students
86%
Out-Of-State Students
14%
0
100
70%
Acceptance Rate
Average SAT Composite: 975
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. December 1, 2019
Fall Regular Decision March 2, 2020 May 1, 2019
Spring Regular Decision December 1, 2019
Other January 15, 2020
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
2,116
Total Number of Undergrads
1,805
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
49%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
55%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$21,611
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$30,980
Out-of-State Tuition
$30,980
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%
Average Aid Per Year
$7,303
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
33%
67%
Student Organizations
16
Size of Town
Small city
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Orange
Los Angeles
San Diego
San Francisco
Seattle
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$36,800
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What Students Are Saying

3.87 Average Rating
vanguard university is one beneficial college. their criteria & way of teaching is absolutely amazing. i wouldn't trade it for the world.
Kayla from Hawthorne, CA
vanguard university is one of the finest i have ever been to, about this university is a christian friendly community, it has brought me so many to opportunities to study and attend here.
Cristina De La Cerda from Lancaster, CA

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