Vanguard University of Southern California

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Vanguard University of Southern California can be found in Costa Mesa, CA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around two thousand students enrolled each year at Vanguard University of Southern California.

Students can submit either the SAT or ACT exam scores at this school. A score between 830 - 1070 on the SAT exam, or 18 - 28 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Vanguard University of Southern California average GPA ranges from 2.89 to 3.52 for accepted students. Vanguard University of Southern California sends acceptance letters to around 70 percent of those that apply. Of those that are accepted, nearly 38 percent of students continue on to register and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at undergraduate.vanguard.edu.

Overall Vanguard University of Southern California Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

69.8%

The overall acceptance rate for Vanguard University of Southern California was reported as 69.8% in Fall 2013 with over 1,500 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 18 - 28
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.52

How Hard Is It to Get into Vanguard University of Southern California?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Vanguard University of Southern California is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Vanguard University of Southern California has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 79.4%
  • 2010-2011: 79.0%
  • 2011-2012: 73.7%
  • 2012-2013: 67.1%
  • 2013-2014: 69.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 71.5%

How Does Vanguard University of Southern California Compare?

69.8%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Vanguard University of Southern California is twenty-six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Concordia University-Irvine91.2%
Laguna College of Art and Design43.3%
Soka University of America43.4%
Hope International University46.8%
Whittier College63.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants1,49532.6%67.4%
Admitted1,04331.0%69.0%
Enrolled39230.1%69.9%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Vanguard University of Southern California (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English17 - 28
Math17 - 28
Composite Score18 - 28
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