40%

Acceptance Rate

$24,192

Avg.Financial Aid

001293

FAFSA Code

About Vanguard University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,169

Website

https://www.vanguard.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.

Assemblies of God Church

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

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

55 Fair Dr

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7145563610
Fax: 7146686126
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Rankings

The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. Vanguard University of Southern California has been ranked at the 552nd position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the university based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

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

15th Jan

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

40%

SAT Range

950 - 1120

ACT Range

17 - 23

Application Fee

$45

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Admission to VUSC is moderately difficult. However, the university is selective in taking in students. To kickstart the admission process at VUSC, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $45. The SAT score in the range of 970-1160 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. A candidate, in order to take admission to Vanguard University of Southern California, must score 21 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 18 are also given admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 55 Fair Dr, Costa Mesa, California 92626. To gather more information, they can call them at (714) 556-3610.

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$20,572

Average Annual Cost

$33,220

Books And Supplies

$1,850

Other Fees

$500

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,980

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,250

Total One Year Cost

$48,800

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to VUSC are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $53,150 per year. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($35,100), books and supplies ($1,900), room and boarding ($9,430), and budget for other expenses ($4,310). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

15:1

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

75%

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

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

41%

Male Professors

59%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

83 Graduates

Psychology, General

70 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

42 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

36 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

29 Graduates

Education, General

23 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

21 Graduates

Sociology

20 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

20 Graduates

History

14 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

12 Graduates

Marketing

11 Graduates

Music

11 Graduates

Biology, General

10 Graduates

Pastoral Counseling and Specialized...

9 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

8 Graduates

Anthropology

4 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

4 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

3 Graduates

Bible/Biblical Studies

3 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

3 Graduates

Social Sciences, Other

3 Graduates

Missions/Missionary Studies and Mis...

2 Graduates

International Business

1 Graduates

Mathematics

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,848

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

45%

Full-time

86%

Part-time

14%

Students Gender

Male

33%

US National: 44%

Female

67%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

38% White

4% Unknown

6% Black

42% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

4% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

11%

Out Of State

89%

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

$75,891 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 84% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

84%

Undergrads in College Housing

30%

Averege Housing Cost

$5,690/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,620/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,620/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Lions

School Colors

navy and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

113

Total Female Athletes

100

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Track and Field

Volleyball

Beach Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At VUSC, $9,430 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The average meal plan at VUSC costs around $4,620 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 32% male and 68% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$34,700/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$41,800/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$20,889

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$217 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$24,192

Students Receiving Federal Grants

54%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,274

Students Receiving State Aid

54%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,812

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$17,818

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$26,710

$30K - $48K

$28,534

$48K - $75K

$25,353

$75K - $110K

$22,190

> $110K

$19,534

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$31,622,380

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,273,595

The financial aid department of Vanguard University of Southern California helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at Vanguard University of Southern California is around $19,751 and the federal grant is $5,617. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $7,764 and institutional aid worth $19,751. At VUSC, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $31,622,380 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $1,273,595.

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