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Vanguard University

Vanguard University
55 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Official telephone: (714) 556-3610
Fax number: (714) 966-5460
Screen last updated on: February 2024
Year established: 1920
Type of school: private (nonprofit)
Programs: 4-year undergraduate, upper division, graduate school
Religious affiliation: no
Campus enrollment: 2,268 students
Coeducational information: coeducational institution
Location description: in or near a small/medium city (pop. 75,000-300,000)
Application fee: $45

Street address: Vanguard University
55 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Mailing address: Vanguard University
55 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Main telephone numbers: 714 556-3610
714 966-5460 (fax)

Main homepage:

FICE number: 00129300

Vanguard University of Southern California, founded in 1920, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 38-acre campus is located in Costa Mesa, 45 miles southeast of Los Angeles.


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