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Vanguard University of Southern California Demographics & Diversity

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Vanguard University of Southern California are predominantly White with a significant Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 55% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Vanguard University of Southern California has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is eligible for federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve Hispanic Americans.

Racial demographics of Vanguard University of Southern California students
Race Percent of Students
White 45%
Black 5%
Hispanic 36%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 5%
International 1%
Race Unknown 2%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 114% more female students than male students enrolled at Vanguard University of Southern California with a gender ratio of 68% women to 32% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Vanguard University of Southern California has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Vanguard University of Southern California students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 32%
Women 68%
Enrollment by gender for Vanguard University of Southern California students
Gender Number of Students
Men 690
Women 1,479

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Vanguard University of Southern California serves a very low number of students outside of California, with 89 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Vanguard University of Southern California students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 89%
Out of State 11%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$75,891 per year

51% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,169
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 20.5%
Part time Undergrads 20.2%

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