Vanguard University of Southern California

country rank  887
world rank  3013

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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 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 98 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.

University Identity

Name
Acronym VUSC
Founded 1920
Motto Truth, Virtue, Service
Colours Blue and gold

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

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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

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

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

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

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

Affiliations

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

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 9 October 2018