Vanguard University

#10099 / #2715
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School
Christian university in California

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About Vanguard University

According to Wikipedia, Vanguard University of Southern California is a private Christian university in Costa Mesa, California. It was the first four-year college in Orange County. The university offers over 39 undergraduate degrees and emphases in 15 different departments. The university also offers adult-learning programs in its professional studies department and features six graduate degrees. It is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission.

Vanguard University's Online Degrees

MA in Leadership Studies
  • Required Credits: 42
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
BA in Early Childhood
  • Required Credits: 55
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
Certificate in Early Childhood Certificate
  • Required Credits: 27
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
BA in Religion
Degree Concentrations
  • Ministry and Leadership
  • Required Credits: 51
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
BSN in RN to BSN
  • Required Credits: 42
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported

Vanguard University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score

How Much Does Vanguard University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$16,602
30K - 48K$15,246
48K - 75K$19,963
75K - 110K$23,446

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Vanguard University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Vanguard University, then you can expect to earn an average of $48,800 per year. You also have a 86% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Vanguard University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates

Where is Vanguard University?

Vanguard University is located at 55 Fair Dr, Costa Mesa CA 92626

How Safe is Vanguard University?

Costa Mesa has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Vanguard University Known For?

Vanguard University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Vanguard University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Vanguard University's Most Influential Alumni?

Vanguard University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Communications, Psychology, and Social Work. Here are some of Vanguard University's most famous alumni:

Daniel Amen
Daniel Amen
An American psychiatrist and self-help author.
Larry Mantle
An American journalist.
Heidi Baker
Heidi Baker
An American missionary.
Rob Hoskins
An American missionary.
Brent Kutzle
Brent Kutzle
An American musician, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, record producer, and film composer.
Kent J. Ingle
Kent J. Ingle
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Ralph Carmichael
An American composer and arranger of both secular pop music and contemporary Christian music.
Emily Rose
Emily Rose
An American actress.
Stephanie Borowicz
An American politician.
Tim Fortugno
An American baseball player.
Wendy Kliewer
A Researcher.
Brandon Cablay
A Filipino-American basketball player.

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