Vanguard University of Southern California Graduate Schools

Vanguard University of Southern California is a Private, 4 years school located in Costa Mesa, CA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (smaller programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Vanguard University of Southern California is $12,376 in average. The school has 292 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,289 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Vanguard University of Southern California is a Private, 4 years school located in Costa Mesa, CA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (smaller programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree.
The school is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (1/31/1964 - Current).
Vanguard University of Southern California Directory Information
School NameVanguard University of Southern California
Address55 Fair Dr, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Phone714-556-3610
Webhttps://www.vanguard.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.vanguard.edu/admissions/undergraduate/how-to-apply
Financial Infohttps://www.vanguard.edu/admissions/financial-aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Vanguard University of Southern California is $12,376 in average. The school has 292 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,289 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 49 graduate programs through Master's and Post-Master Certificate. Among them, 6 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$12,376
Student Population292
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's and Post-Master Certificate
Number of Programs49 graduate programs
(6 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Vanguard University of Southern California is $12,376 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $511.
Vanguard University of Southern California offers the alternative tuition plans.
Vanguard University of Southern California offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)6 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Vanguard University of Southern California is $12,376. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -23.51% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$10,854-
2018-2019$15,039-
2019-2020$15,693-
2020-2021$16,080$100
2021-2022$12,276$100
The graduate school tuition & fees of Vanguard University of Southern California is inexpensive compared to private graduate schools in California. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the California graduate tuition is $21,757 (public) / $23,779 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Vanguard University of Southern California$12,376
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
California Graduate Schools$19,824$22,206
Public$11,486$21,757
Private$23,779
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $14,710 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Vanguard University of Southern California. On-campus living costs are increased by 2.86% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $21,980. Off-campus living costs are increased by 3.44% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$9,690$3,250$4,490$4,650
2018-2019$9,980$3,250$13,890$4,650
2019-2020$9,430$3,470$14,250$5,150
2020-2021$9,650$2,940$16,600$4,650
2021-2022$9,980$2,970$17,250$4,730
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $511 at Vanguard University of Southern California. The graduate tuition per credit hour are decreased by -23.73% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$603
2018-2019$622
2019-2020$649
2020-2021$670
2021-2022$511

Graduate Programs at Vanguard University of Southern California

Vanguard University of Southern California offers 10 graduate programs for Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 138 students have completed their study at Vanguard University of Southern California.
Offered Degrees at Vanguard University of Southern California
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree70100
Post Bachelor's Degree2038
Post Master's Degree100
Total100138
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Vanguard University of Southern California by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Curriculum and Instruction program with 20 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Industrial and Organizational Psychology program with 29 completers.
Vanguard University of Southern California offers 10 programs through Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 138 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 100 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 38 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 19 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction19$54,400
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Theology And Religious Vocations [+] 21 completers-
Theology/Theological Studies4-
Pastoral Studies/Counseling17-
Psychology [+] 35 completers-
Clinical Psychology15$38,600
Industrial and Organizational Psychology20-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 25 completers-
Nursing Administration25-
Total100
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 20 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction20-
Psychology [+] 18 completers-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology18-
Total38
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Clinical Nurse Specialist0-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at Vanguard University of Southern California

For academic year 2021-2022, total 292 students enrolled into Vanguard University of Southern California graduate schools where it has total 2,289 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 65 full-time and 227 part-time graduate students. By gender, 87 male and 205 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total29287205
Full-time651451
Part-tme22773154
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 128 White (43.84%), 9 Black/African American (3.08%), 78 Hispanic (26.71%), 27 Asian (9.25%), and 50 students with other races. 4 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total29287205
American Indian/Native American202
Asian27918
Black/African American927
Hispanic782553
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White1283692
Two More1477
Un-Known30723
Non-resident Alien413
Vanguard University of Southern California offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 281 graduate students (96.23% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 11 graduate students (3.77% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total292
Enrolled Online Exclusively281
Enrolled Some Online Courses11
Not in Online Courses0

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