Vanguard University of Southern California: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Vanguard University of Southern California is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,310 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1920 and is one of the 5 colleges and schools located in Costa Mesa, California.

Vanguard University of Southern California is affiliated with Assemblies of God Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
32
Several-month certificate, bachelor's degree, and master's degree are offered at Vanguard University of Southern California.

Vanguard University of Southern California implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 32 majors. The most popular concentrations are Psychology, Business, Management, Education, and Communication and Journalism. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
76%
Vanguard University of Southern California student retention rate is fair at 76% (close to California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Vanguard University of Southern California is below average: 55%.

Student to faculty ratio at Vanguard University of Southern California is decent -- 17:1. Find out more details on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$29,100
Average tuition pricing is very high - around $28,500 per academic year. The additional fees at Vanguard University of Southern California (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $600, which totals $29,100 per academic year.

Read the details about Vanguard University of Southern California additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
67%
As reported in recent government data, 1,519 applications were submitted and 1,019 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

The college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Vanguard University of Southern California in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,700
Vanguard University of Southern California provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Vanguard University of Southern California, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C+
Vanguard University of Southern California offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,000 students, which offers a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low -- around $4,700 per year.

Based on the college crime information, Vanguard University of Southern California seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Vanguard University of Southern California Location and Maps



Post Address: Vanguard University of Southern California, 55 Fair Dr, Costa Mesa, California 92626, USA
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