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Vanguard University of Southern California

Costa Mesa, CA

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Overview

Vanguard University of Southern California is a Comprehensive institution located in Costa Mesa, CA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 55 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA  92626
United States
Contact Undergraduate Admissions
Email: admissions@vanguard.edu
Phone: 800-722-6279
Fax: 714-966-5471

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,976
Applied
1,966
Accepted
1,869
Enrolled
49%
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Female Admissions

2,979
Females Applied
1,463
Females Accepted
49%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

997
Males Applied
503
Males Accepted
50%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

45
Application Fee
3.38
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.8
2 recommendations
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st May 1st Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan December 1st January 15th
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 540 490 590
SAT Math 525 480 570
ACT Composite 21 18 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

35,850
Private
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Fees

700
Full-time student fees
12,222
Room & board
6,792
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Financial Aid

15,700
Avg. Financial Aid Package
16,874
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
13,926
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
8,978
Avg. Grant Aid
8,283
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
100%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,869
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
12%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 43.21%
Black or African American 5.05%
White or Caucasian 34.03%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.32%
Asian 5.53%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.75%
Two or more races 2.36%
Other 7.89%

Gender

Male (32.74%)
Female (67.26%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 59%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Harvest Party, All-School Party and Mr. VU and Ms. VU

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Local outreach, Global Missions, Student organizations/clubs and Choral groups

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
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Softball Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
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Wrestling No Checkmark Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
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Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
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Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee No No No
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Wrestling No No No

Faculty

260
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 69
Part-time - 191
Male - 106
Female - 154
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