Vanguard University of Southern California

country rank 913
world rank 2770

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University Overview

Founded in 1920, Vanguard University of Southern California is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Costa Mesa (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), California. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Irvine, Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, Fountain Valley, Santa Ana. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Vanguard University of Southern California (VUSC) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Pentecostal religion. Vanguard University of Southern California (VUSC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 97 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. VUSC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Acronym
VUSC

Founded
1920

Motto
Truth, Virtue, Service

Colours
Blue and gold

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University Location

Address
55 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa (population range: 50,000-249,999)
92626-9601 California United States

T +1 (714) 556 3610

F +1 (714) 957 9317

Other locations
Irvine, Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, Fountain Valley, Santa Ana

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
UndergraduatePostgraduate
Local studentover 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Int'l studentover 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 50-60%

Admission Office
55 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa 92626-9601
+1 (714) 556 3610
800 722 6279


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 300-399

Control Type
Control Type Private

Entity Type
Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar
Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting
Campus Setting Urban

Religious Affiliation
Christian-Pentecostal Christian-Pentecostal Assemblies of God - www.ag.org

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Facilities and Services

Library
University Library Yes Go to Vanguard University of Southern California's Library

Housing
University Housing and Accommodation Yes

Sport Facilities
University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids
University Financial Aids Yes

Study Abroad
Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning
Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
WASC Senior College and University Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • California Commission on Teacher Credentialing

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Affiliations

  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

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