Costa Mesa, CA, September 22, 2014 – Vanguard University announced that the School for Graduate and Professional Studies will now offer up to a 25% tuition discount through a new colleague discount program at the university. The colleague discount is currently in effect, encouraging students to take their academic journey with the support of colleagues and friends.
At Vanguard University, when four friends enroll in a professional studies program in the same semester, they each receive a 25% reduction in tuition .When three friends enroll the same semester in a graduate program, they each receive a 10% reduction in tuition.
“Students tell us their time here is a life-affirming experience—they feel a sense of community where lives are often transformed by an enhanced spirit of confidence and competence, rewarding personal relationships, and more ambitious goals,” said Trish Fisher, MBA, associate professor and chair of the professional studies business program. “To enhance that community and positive experience for professional students, Vanguard is making a significant commitment with this discount program, which encourages students to make their academic journey with friends and colleagues. This is just one more reason why Vanguard is the right choice for those seeking quality and excellence.”
The professional studies program at Vanguard University offers a bachelor’s degree in business, early childhood education, general education, nursing, religion, and psychology. Graduate programs are offered in education, religion, clinical psychology, organizational psychology, and nursing. With over 500 professional studies students, nearly 600 continuing studies students, and 250 graduate studies students, the School for Graduate and Professional Studies is one of the most rapidly growing programs at the college.
“Most students come to Vanguard because they were referred by another student. We’re simply trying to spread the word as best we can,” explains Dr. Andrew Stenhouse, dean of the School for Graduate and Professional Studies at Vanguard.
Founded in 1920, the highly ranked Vanguard University, is a private, Christian university of liberal arts and professional studies. A 4-year baccalaureate college, Vanguard offers 30 majors and concentrations, as well as single and multiple subject teaching credentials. Named a top veteran-friendly college in the U.S. News & World Report rankings for 2015, Vanguard’s Veterans Center offers a range of services for vets, including career counseling and academic support, assistance in finding veterans benefits and connection to programs which can cover nearly all of their tuition.
For more information on the colleague discount program visit http://www.vanguard.edu/sps/professional-colleague-discount/, and to learn more about the School of Graduate and Professional Studies at Vanguard University, visit www.vanguard.edu/sgps.