Vanguard University of Southern California

General Information

Website https://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 75%
Graduation Rate
Four-year graduation rate 56.7%
Five-year graduation rate 59.9%
Six-year graduation rate 61.0%
Transfer-Out Rate
% of students who transfer out -

College Characteristics

Sector Private not-for-profit
Carnegie Classification Masters Small
Size: Number of Undergraduates 1,840
Endowment Assets $5,333,476
Minority-Serving Institution Hispanic-Serving
Accrediting Agency -
Net Price Calculator Website https://www.vanguard.edu/admissions/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 475 (25th - 75th percentile = 420 - 530)
Median SAT Math 455 (25th - 75th percentile = 410 - 500)
Median SAT Writing -
Median ACT Composite 20.5 (25th - 75th percentile = 17 - 24)
Median ACT Writing -
Percent Admitted 70.2%
In-State Tuition and Fees $31,430
Out-of-State Tuition and Fees $31,430
Total Price for In-State Students Living on Campus $45,340
Average Net Price After Grants $21,611
Average Freshmen Student Loan (all sources) $7,781
Median earnings 10 years after entry $41,800
Median debt of completers $25,000
Federal Loan Default Rate 4.3%

Student Characteristics

% Pell Recipients Among Freshman 51.0%
% Underrepresented Minority 43.2%
% Black 5.8%
% Latino 37.3%
% Native American 0.1%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.7%
% Asian 3.1%
% White 44.0%
% Two or More Races 4.5%
% Other 4.5%
% Noresident Aliens 0.4%
% Female 65.4%
% Male 34.6%
% Age 25 and Over 12.5%
% Part-time 19.2%