Vanguard University of Southern California

General Information

Website www.vanguard.edu
Address 55 Fair Dr
City Costa Mesa
State CA
Zip 92626
Locale City: Midsize

Student Success Highlights

Retention Rate
First-year retention rate 78%
Graduation Rate
Four-year graduation rate 48.8%
Five-year graduation rate 55.4%
Six-year graduation rate 55.7%
Transfer-Out Rate
% of students who transfer out -

College Characteristics

Sector Private not-for-profit
Carnegie Classification Masters Small
Size: Number of Undergraduates 1,791
Endowment Assets $4,724,724
Minority-Serving Institution Hispanic-Serving
Accrediting Agency Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission
Net Price Calculator Website www.vanguard.edu/undergraduate/net-price-calculator/
% Undergraduates Taking Any Distance Education 4%

Admissions and Price

Average High School GPA Among College Freshmen 3.21
Admission Test Scores Policy Required
Median SAT Verbal 495 (25th - 75th percentile = 440 - 550)
Median SAT Math 475 (25th - 75th percentile = 410 - 540)
Median SAT Writing -
Median ACT Composite 21.0 (25th - 75th percentile = 18 - 24)
Median ACT Writing -
Percent Admitted 68.3%
In-State Tuition and Fees $30,050
Out-of-State Tuition and Fees $30,050
Total Price for In-State Students Living on Campus $44,072
Average Net Price After Grants $21,827
Average Freshmen Student Loan (all sources) $6,991
Median earnings 10 years after entry $36,800
Median debt of completers $25,000
Federal Loan Default Rate 4.6%

Student Characteristics

% Pell Recipients Among Freshman 49.1%
% Underrepresented Minority 41.9%
% Black 5.3%
% Latino 36.6%
% Native American 0.1%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 1.0%
% Asian 3.0%
% White 45.6%
% Two or More Races 5.7%
% Other 2.8%
% Noresident Aliens 0.6%
% Female 64.2%
% Male 35.8%
% Age 25 and Over 12.5%
% Part-time 21.2%