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How hard is it to get into Vanguard University of Southern California and can I get accepted? The school has a 49% acceptance rate ranking it #34 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,966 out of 3,976 applicants were admitted making Vanguard University of Southern California a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 64 percent. Vanguard University of Southern California typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. Vanguard University of Southern California is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||490|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||970|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||590|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1160|
|Average SAT Score||1070|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Vanguard University of Southern California?
Vanguard University of Southern California typically prefers applicants to be in the top 66 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. The school ranks #52 in California for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 85 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1160 and Above||Good||>62%|
|1065 to 1160||Avg +||49%-62%|
|970 to 1065||Avg -||36%-49%|
|875 to 970||Reach||25%-36%|
|Less than 875||Low||<25%|
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Average ACT Score||21|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Vanguard University of Southern California?
Admission data indicates that Vanguard University of Southern California regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #55 in California for highest average ACT composite score. 32 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Vanguard University of Southern California.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>62%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||49%-62%|
|18 to 21||Avg -||36%-49%|
|15 to 18||Reach||25%-36%|
|Less than 15||Low||<25%|
What GPA do you need to get into Vanguard University of Southern California?
Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Vanguard University of Southern California. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Vanguard University of Southern California was 3.13 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #79 in California for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Vanguard University of Southern California will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||14%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||19%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||20%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||22%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||12%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||1%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
76% of Vanguard University of Southern California freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||16%|
|Top 25% of class||41%|
|Top 50% of class||76%|
|Bottom 50% of class||24%|
|Bottom 25% of class||6%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||23%||30%||25%|
Applicants have 322 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Aug 9, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Vanguard University of Southern California is $45.
What are the requirements for admission to Vanguard University of Southern California and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Considered but not required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=123651 IPEDS survey data for Vanguard University of Southern California.
85% of students submit their SAT scores to Vanguard University of Southern California. 32% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
49% of those who apply are granted admission to Vanguard University of Southern California. Admission competition is low and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 970 and 1160. 85% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 24. 32% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.