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Vanguard University of Southern California

Costa Mesa, California

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Overview

Student Population
2,289
Vanguard University of Southern California overview
Location Costa Mesa, California
Online vanguard.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Religious Affiliation Assemblies of God Church
Vanguard University of Southern California overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Costa Mesa, California, Vanguard University of Southern California is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Assemblies of God Church faith. In the most recent statistical year 4,055 prospective students applied, and 2,027 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 554 enrolled in the school.  1,835 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 454 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $35,850 plus fees of $700. Vanguard University of Southern California is ranked 568 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

5/10
Overall
5/10
Academics
4/10
Resources
6/10
Outcomes
6/10
Value

Vanguard University of Southern California is rated within the lower 46% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Vanguard University of Southern California within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very Easy
Vanguard University of Southern California overview
SAT 950/1140
ACT 18/23
GPA 3.28
Applications Accepted
50% 
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Applications Due Aug 9, 2022
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $45

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$35,850
Costs for Vanguard University of Southern California
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,080
Other Fees$700
Room and Board $9,650
Budget for Other Expenses$2,940
Total One Year Cost$50,220

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$43,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
55% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Vanguard University of Southern California students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 32%
Psychology 19%
Communication 8%
Theology and Religious Vvocations 8%
Social Sciences 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=123651 IPEDS survey data for Vanguard University of Southern California.

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