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Vanguard University of Southern California: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Vanguard University of Southern California

Website: http://www.vanguard.edu
Address: 55 Fair Dr , Costa Mesa , California - 92626
Phone: (714) 556-3610
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Private not-for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Bachelor's, Master's
Campus setting
Midsize City
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Baccalaureate Colleges--Diverse Fields
Athletics (football) NCAA, Not applicable
Religious affiliation Assemblies of God Church
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning No
ROTC No
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college Yes
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $45
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
897
293
604
Percent admitted
81%
81%
81%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
43%
42%
43%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
440
550
SAT Math
420
530
SAT Writing
-
-
ACT Composite
18
23
ACT English
-
-
ACT Math
-
-
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $23,790
Out-of-state tuition $23,790
Books and supplies $1,566
On-campus room and board $7,668
On-campus other expenses $2,970
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
85%
-
Federal grant aid
19%
$3,942
State or local grant aid
15%
$5,936
Institutional grant aid
82%
-
Loan aid
60%
$5,961
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
2,149
38%
62%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 1,862
Estimated graduates enrolled 266
Undergraduates 24 years old -
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old -
GRADUATION RATE
Total 53%
Men 50%
Women 55%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 45%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 51%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 53%

Contact Information

Address: Costa Mesa, California
Phone Number: (714) 556-3610

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $21,329 $22,726 $24,050 $25,452 5.8%
Books and supplies $1,242 $1,314 $1,566 $1,638 4.6%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $7,058 $7,270 $7,668 $7,994 4.3%
Other $2,718 $2,862 $2,970 $3,042 2.4%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $32,347 $34,172 $36,254 $38,126 5.2%
 

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Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $45
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 787 279 508
Percent admitted 79% 76% 81%
Percent admitted who enrolled 43% 48% 40%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Recommendations X  
Formal demonstration of competencies   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 222 83%
ACT 64 24%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 460 540
SAT Math 450 540

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities 1/31/1964 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 4/25/2009 -   Accredited

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