Now accepting applications for the Fall 2014 semester. Apply online today!

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    Now make it official by turning in your deposit

  • Commencement 2014

    Friday May 9th at Mariner's Church

  • 2014 NAIA Basketball Championship Rally

    Wednesday April 2nd in the Vanguard University Gym or watch live on Vanguardlions.com

  • Vanguard Congratulates our 2014 Women's Basketball Team

    Congratulations for a great season!

  • Through These Doors

    The Socal Network of Assemblies of God has pledged $1.5 million to the Through These Doors campaign

  • Looking for the perfect college?

    Spend a Wednesday evening at Vanguard

  • Apply today to start your journey in completing your Masters Degree!

  • Come join us for Grandparent's Day

    Friday April 4, 2014



Now accepting applications for the Fall 2014 semester. Apply online today!

MA in Leadership Studies Executive Cohort

Vanguard’s Master of Arts in Leadership Studies is designed for those who want to increase their effectiveness as leaders in churches, nonprofits, and other organizational settings while deepening their Christian faith.

Vanguard University Women’s Basketball Team Ranked #1 in WBCA.

Vanguard University’s Women’s Basketball Team is a top honoree in the WBCA Academic Top 25 Team Honor Rolls for the 2012-13 season, also ranking #1 in the NAIA division.

Online bachelor’s degree program in Early Childhood Education ranked #16 in the U.S.

A leading higher education and career website recently named Vanguard University’s Early Childhood Education program in the a top online bachelor’s degree programs.

The mission of Vanguard University is to equip each student for a Spirit-empowered life of Christ-centered leadership and service. Vanguard pursues its mission by cultivating the Spirit-empowered life in Christian experience and service; promoting academic excellence that integrates faith and life; providing professor-mentors in a dynamic community environment. Vanguard is located in Costa Mesa, California, a coastal community about 50 miles south of Los Angeles and minutes from the beach. Click here to learn more.