Vanguard University of Southern CaliforniaSchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Costa Mesa, California Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$35,100

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About Vanguard University of Southern California

Vanguard University of Southern California is a small private university located on an urban campus in Costa Mesa, California. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,175, and admissions are very selective, with an acceptance rate of 49%. The university offers 33 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 59%, and a student-faculty ratio of 15:1. Tuition and fees for students are $35,100.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

49% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 49%

Retention Rate 76%

Graduation Rate 59%

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 970-1160

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-24

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Learning Environment

68%

Female Student Population

15:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

2k

Number of Students Enrolled

Demographics

Hispanic

41%

White

36%

Unknown

8%

Asian

6%

Black

5%

Two or more races

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

46% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

46%

State Grant Aid

52%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

46%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,617
State Grant Aid $7,764
Institution Grant Aid $19,751
Pell Grant Aid $5,024

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships