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Vanguard University of Southern California

Costa Mesa, CA

Vanguard University of Southern California says, "The mission of the core curriculum is to provide an integrative four-year learning experience for all matriculants. The cornerstone course starting the freshman year lays out a framework for new students to help them understand the concept of a liberal arts education and the role of a Christian university in integrating faith and learning. Along with the senior capstone course, it provides a vehicle for pre- and post-testing to assess intellectual growth, value strengthening, and spiritual development. The capstone course stimulates a summative integration of the student’s faith with the discipline’s intellectual material. The core challenges students to examine and develop their beliefs and strengthen their intellectual skills. Its goal is that Vanguard graduates will bear a distinctive stamp reflective of their common experience." [Source]

Website: http://www.vanguard.edu/

B

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1,997
Undergraduate
Enrollment
58%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$36,550
Tuition & Fees
(annually)

15:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
4.0%
Student Loan Default Rate
General Education Requirements

Composition

YES

Literature

YES

Foreign Language

NO

U.S. Government/History

YES

Economics

NO

Mathematics

NO

Science

YES


Additional Information

Vanguard University of Southern California should be commended for their strong requirements in World History, Theology, and Fine Arts.


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Curriculum last evaluated: 4/23/2021

2019-20 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.